Introducing New Sports Therapist Katie

Please join us in welcoming Katie, our newest member of the team, who has recently joined us having graduated from St Mary’s University, Twickenham with a BSc Honours degree in Sports Rehabilitation. Katie has experience with all standards of athletes both amateur and elite and is looking forward to working with a wide range of patients in Berkhamsted. Continue reading "Introducing New Sports Therapist Katie"

6 tips for sitting at your computer

Sitting at a computer for long periods of time can take a toll on your body. By not sitting with the correct posture, it is easy to end up with back pain, neck pain, knee pains, and a tingling in the hands and fingers. Tim Hanwell, principal osteopath, at Berkhamsted Osteopaths shares some of his tips to maintain good ergonomics and stay comfortable at your desk during the day. Continue reading "6 tips for sitting at your computer"

Sciatic pain: Berkhamsted Osteopath Tim Hanwell shares his experience and advice

Berkhamsted Osteopath’s clinical director Tim Hanwell knows all about sciatica from personal experience and is very well qualified to know how fellow sufferers may be feeling. As an osteopath who has suffered with sciatica I can confirm it is one of the most unpleasant pains I have had the misfortune to experience; a deep toothache pain which can also manifest as pins and needles or numbness. Experiencing sciatic pain can be a very painful and scary process, however, with appropriate diagnosis and correct treatment it can usually be dealt with safely without relying on pain killers. Continue reading "Sciatic pain: Berkhamsted Osteopath Tim Hanwell shares his experience and advice"

Prepare for the sun with laser hair removal

As we put on our jumpers, scarves and coats, summer can still seem like a distant dream. But before we know it those long, hot sunny days will be here and it is never too soon to start preparing your body for bikini season. For a simpler hair removal routine why not consider starting IPL laser hair removal treatments? Men and women can both benefit from laser hair removal, with just a few courses of treatment you could be provided with a permanent, low-maintenance solution to unwanted hair and unsightly stubble. Continue reading "Prepare for the sun with laser hair removal"

Arabella takes on new role as Lead Osteopath at British School of Osteopathy Sports Injury Clinic

It is with sadness that we will shortly be saying goodbye to Arabella Gaunt, our associate osteopath who has been a valued member of the team at Berkhamsted Osteopath’s for nearly two years. However we wish Arabella the very best of luck in her new role leading the Sports Clinic at the British School of Osteopathy where she also lectures to both postgraduate and undergraduate students. During her time at the practice Arabella has treated both adults and children including babies using a number of successful approaches including cranial osteopathy and we are sure that she will be every bit as successful in her new role. Good luck Arabella from everyone at Berkhamsted Osteopaths!