Healing Herbs for your Heart

Happy Valentine’s Day! As something a little different this year, why not treat yourself to a gorgeous nurturing herbal remedy to help heal the heart. Our Medical Herbalist Isobel Ravden has a wealth of knowledge about how certain herbs can help a range of conditions, and this month she is sharing with us how Hawthorn, Garlic, Foxglove and Ginseng all …

Make no bones about it, osteopathy is good for the heart!

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Osteopathy is not aimed at just healing back or neck pain. Originally, osteopathy was developed as a natural, hands-on approach to treat pathologies and systemic conditions. Osteopaths are taught to know the anatomy up to great detail. With their hands, the practitioners can access the nervous, digestive, circulatory, lymphatic and muscular systems. When it comes to the heart, osteopathy can …

Is Yoga As Good for Your Heart as Running?

We don’t often think about yoga as the obvious type of exercise when it comes to boosting cardiovascular health, but recent studies have conformed what we have long suspected – that yoga is as beneficial to your heart as other forms of aerobic exercise such as running and cycling. A review in The Netherlands conducted by Professor Miriam Hunink of …

Show Your Heart Some Love This February

February is National Heart Month, and The British Heart Foundation, amongst others are looking at ways to raise awareness and inspire people to take better care of their hearts. With over 7 million people in the UK living with cardiovascular disease, this is an important subject to tackle. First to offer some advice on taking care of the heart is …

Soft tissue Massage & Knee OA

Our Services Acupuncture Osteopathy Physiotherapy Podiatry Herbal Medicine Massage Nutritional Therapy Yoga & Pilates Massage  for Knee osteoarthritis: a randomised dose-finding trial. BACKGROUND: Previous studies looking into massage for Knee osteoarthritis (OA) have demonstrated feasibility, safety and possible efficacy, with benefits that persisted at least 8 weeks beyond treatment termination. METHODS: In this study a RCT was carried out to identify the optimal ...

Charity Yogathon 2014

As a clinic we are passionate about supporting local and international charities that support the health and well-being of communities. We therefore are committed to organising fun charity annual events such as our first ever Yoga Marathon on the quay in Topsham. This year our two charities included: Sierra Leone Yoga Strength and Topsham Scout Hut Yoga Strength - Sierra LeoneA thank you letterYoga ...