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17
Oct

Achilles Tendonitis

I read a new paper today in the British Medical Journal on Achilles Tendonitis. The take away messages that the old new term for the condition tendonosis is actually inappropriate for the chronic condition as it is a chronic recursive inflammatory process. Radiological evidence of neovascularisation in the tendon is now considered pathognonomic for tendonitis. In plain in english long

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30
Sep

New website design

We have been trying to change a few things as the clinic grows as can be seen in the new website design. In addition we wanted to make full use of our new ability to take bookings through the website. Also recently we have started using a virtual receptionist who has off-site access to our diary and picks up phone

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4
Aug

Marco registers as an Osteopath

Marco Pasolini has been working at the clinic since early 2013. In the last week of July 2014 he passed his registration exam to allow him to register as an Osteopath with GOsC (the General Osteopathic Council). GOsC is the statutory registration body of the osteopathic profession in the UK, having been established to administer the 1993 Osteopaths Act. The

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24
Jul

Paracetamol and Back Pain

Paracetamol is no better than placebo for back pain A recent research paper out of Australia on the effect of paracetamol for back pain has suggested it has no measurable effect on duration of back pain. It had more than 500 subjects so it has quite a bit of statistical significance. It was reported in Pulse (a web site dedicated

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10
Mar

Disc bulge or prolapse at cervico-thoracic junction

Today is the start of the fifth week of my recovery after having woken with lacerating pain in my neck left shoulder, arm and hand. We have been treating it with osteopathy, low level laser therapy and TENS (transcutaneous electro-neural stimulation). I optimistically hoped that the pain would be 100% resolved by now, and while only a little discomfort and

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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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