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How to Feel Comfortable Working from Home on a Laptop

How to Feel Comfortable Working from Home on a Laptop

By Sarah Oliver, Osteopath Have you recently started working from home due to coronavirus? You might have started to notice stiffness and discomfort across your neck, shoulders and upper back. This is probably down to spending long periods at a poorly set up work...

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What Are Macronutrients?

What Are Macronutrients?

by Gaia Domenici, Nutrition & Health Coach The word ʻmacronutrientsʼ refers to the components of food that the body can break down to produce energy. These are proteins, fats and carbohydrates (including dietary fibre and alcohol). From a bio-chemical perspective,...

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus

*Update 23/03/2020* We're pressing pause and have closed the clinic. We're very sad to close but it is simply not safe for us to be open right now. You can't practice social distancing when receiving a treatment or sitting in a busy waiting room. We are still able to...

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Sponsor Kibri & Sarah to Run the Hackney Half Marathon

Sponsor Kibri & Sarah to Run the Hackney Half Marathon

Kibri (Podiatrist) and Sarah (Osteopath) (& their respective husbands) are running the Hackney Half marathon in aid of Hackney Playbus. Hackney Playbus is a local charity which provides play sessions for free to under 5s in East London. As a small organisation...

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Nutrition & Health Coaching Now Available at Ashlins

Nutrition & Health Coaching Now Available at Ashlins

If you're looking to improve your general health and wellbeing, to feel fitter, stronger, more energetic or more in control, speak to our new Health Coach. Gaia Domenici is a qualified Nutrition and Health Coach with a background in Philosophy, bodybuilding and...

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Person-Centred Counselling Now Available with Yvonne

Person-Centred Counselling Now Available with Yvonne

We are thrilled to announce we now offer Person-Centred Counselling at Ashlins. Yvonne Henry (BA Hons, CPCAB L4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (ELECT Training) and MBACP) is a qualified counsellor and also registered individual member of the BACP (British...

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What is Myofascial Release, and how can it help?

What is Myofascial Release, and how can it help?

By Jazmin Yanez, Massage Therapist Do you experience persistent pain? Do you suffer from muscular stiffness? Myofascial release may help you!   What is Myofascial Release? Myofascial release is a specialised technique that is thought to release restrictions...

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What are Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)?

What are Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)?

Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) are an advanced type of stretch. They aim to restore normal range of motion to tight muscles. METs are usually painless, quick and effective. You may not feel very much during the technique but afterwards, the muscle group in question...

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What is Soft Tissue Release (STR), and How Can it Help?

What is Soft Tissue Release (STR), and How Can it Help?

Soft Tissue Release (STR) is a technique used by massage and manual therapists to restore normal flexibility to a muscle. It is particularly useful when a muscle becomes very tense and shortened. STR is often used after a muscle has been 'warmed up' with lighter...

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