Clinic Blog

Massage for Cyclists

As the Tour de France begins you may be thinking about increasing your own cycling activity. If these extra efforts leave you a little sore you may be pleased to know that Simon Abbott of The Harrison Clinic has developed a massage for cyclists. He is a level 5...

What to wear for a massage?

• Loose comfortable clothing for lying on the treatment couch. • A pair of shorts and camisole may be appropriate depending on which part of the body is being treated. • Plenty of towels and a blanket are always on hand to discreetly cover you. • After a treatment it...

Bloating: the ins and outs

Firstly it’s important to remember that eating will always cause some sort of stomach distention which is a normal part of life. Bloating can be one of those frustrating side effects that can really occur in anyone. It can be used by simply swallowing too much air!...

Looking after number one

Our incredible Lisa 6 months after a car accident, I got back to participating in a triathlon on Sunday. A combination of osteopathy and counselling, as well as gently getting back to exercise has helped me start to feel more like me again. I also had specialist scar...

Core Strength

Core Strength is the key to efficient pain free function. Our core muscles form a cylinder of muscle around your lower back and your abdomen. They comprise of your diaphragm, on top of the cylinder, your pelvic floor which forms the underneath of the cylinder and a...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness week

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that primarily affects the joints but can involve others parts of the body such as inflammation of the lungs and heart. RA affects approximately 1% of the population, afflicting middle age women 2.5 times as frequently as...

Cervical Screening

Cervical screening (a smear test) is the best protection against cervical cancer. It detects cell changes which, if untreated, could go on to develop into cancer. 220,000 women have an abnormal cervical screening result every year http://ow.ly/uCYX50uE8sn