Clinic Blog

What to expect on your first visit to us

When arriving at the Harrison Clinic, you will be met in reception, where we will register you with our clinic. Children and babies are very welcome at our clinic and we are very used to having them around. You will be offered drinks and invited to make yourself...

World Osteoporosis Day

Osteoporosis is something which can affect us all. It is more common in women than men but that doesn’t mean it affects women exclusively. Osteoporosis is a condition where bone density decreases, and this can cause bone to weaken and to fracture more easily. It...

World Arthiritis Day

World Arthritis day is marked on October 12th the aim of this day is to raise awareness of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. “Arthritis” is an umbrella term for approximately 100 different forms of arthritis and related diseases. The website from the Arthritis...

Back Care Awareness Week

Back pain is very common and normally improves within a few weeks or months. It can be felt anywhere along the spine – from the neck down to the pelvis. In most cases the pain isn't caused by anything serious and will usually get better over time. There are things you...

Back Care Awareness Week

Back pain is one if not the most common complaint we as osteopath see. Low back pain is especially common with nearly 1 in 10 people suffering from it and increases the older we are. The likelihood is someone you know or you yourself will suffer from back pain to...

Sugar Awareness Week

This year, Sugar Awareness Week is taking place on the 12th-18th November. But why is Sugar Awareness important? It’s well documented that high-sugar diets are associated with a greater risk of Weight Gain, Tooth Decay, Heart Disease, Diabetes, and other health...

Running & Shin Splints

Shin splints is a generic term for pain felt on the inside and back of the shin bone. The pain normally gets worse during running, although can fade during activity, returning after cessation. So what’s the source of this pain? The bone is surrounded by a membrane...

What is a Nutritionist

A Nutritionist will provide scientific, evidence-based information and guidance about the impacts of food and nutrition on the health and wellbeing of humans. Only registrants with the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN) can call themselves a Registered...

Causes of Back Pain

None specific and mechanical back pain The majority of back pain suffered is not serious and can be helped with minor intervention and at home management. Most back pain falls into the category of "non-specific back pain" (there's no obvious cause and it is likely a...