Blog

17
Feb

Jonathan gets a pain in the neck

So it has happened to me. On Saturday a week ago, at four in the morning I work up with lacerating neck and shoulder pain on the left. I knew within seconds what it was. Twenty-odd years ago I had an injury to my upper thoracic spine playing rugby league. The same un-mistakable feeling of neuropathic pain told me I

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31
Oct

Probiotics: the human biome

I limit my advice to evidence informed practice. Until recently there was little evidence for the vast majority of supplementation for all except those proven to be clinically deficient in a vitamin or a mineral. Now there is some moderate evidence for some supplements, among the strongest evidence is that for probiotics and prebiotics. Probiotics are spores and live culture

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14
Sep

Hannah Kitchen, Osteopath, Triathlete

Recently there has been the world championship of triathlon on sprint distance in London (Hyde Park), Evolved Clinic is very proud that our colleague, Hannah Kitchen is a top UK age group triathlete. She works with us in Clinic as an osteopath while dedicating the rest of her time to training. She has worked so hard to achieve this kind

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27
Aug

Lingual Nerve damage

I (Jonathan) have been getting some success recently in treating intractable lingual neuropathy using LLLT and osteopathy. The patient found Evolved Clinic through my connection to Thor Photomedicine. She had been suffering daily constant oral pain and numbness since a molar extraction eight years previously.  She had seen a number of surgeons, neurologists and a couple of professors and been told

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13
Aug

Low intensity exercise and health

I was provoked by Dr Kevin Fong’s Horizon documentary on the role of new health measurement to do some reading on the benefits of low intensity exercise on health. In passing he looked at pedometers and the effect they had on encouraging movement. He noted that low intensity exercise was observed to have a stronger effect on metabolism and physiology

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31
Jul

Osteopathy for new mums

As we celebrate the recent annoucement of the royal baby, I thought it would be timely to talk about osteopathy and what it has to offer new mums. A lot of research has been done to try and explain why women get pain following childbirth and many of the identified factors won’t be a surprise. They include repetitive lifting and carrying,

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