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Training for The Marathon des Sables: 155 miles in the Sahara Desert

This is an interview style blog with Gail Edmans who is training for the Marathon Des Sables which is held in the Sahara desert in Morocco this April. We decided on an interview due to time being precious for someone who manages to fit her training around a full time job and social life. Some background info: […]

27 Feb 2012 / 5 Comments

Tissue Healing:inflammation & how osteopaths treat it.

STAGES OF HEALING As osteopaths or manual therepists we are mainly dealing with soft tissue injuries. Whether muscle, ligament, tendon or fascia is damaged the healing or repair process is an orchestrated series of overlapping events, aiming to restore structure and function. These overlapping events start with the bleeding phase and ideally finish with remodeling . I will be […]

24 Jan 2012 / 1 Comment

Shoulder Impingement: What is it & how to treat it?

Having had a number of patients visit my osteopathic clinic in recent months with shoulder impingement, I thought that this had be my next blog.  The patients who presented with signs of impingement were mostly in their 40s and many were triathletes & or swimmers. What is Shoulder Impingement? Neer in 1972 introduced the term […]

20 Jul 2011 / 3 Comments

Great British Support on Bike Course Ironman lanzarote

07 Jun 2011 / 0 Comments

8 Athletes Complete 6 Endurance Events Injury Free

April & May has seen 8 endurance athletes, connected to Osteopath West, complete 6  different Endurance events injury free. Events ranged from an ironman triathlon (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile cycle & finish by running a marathon 26.2mile) to the Moon Walk (26.2 miles through the night). First up was Marsha El Hage, an RGActive triathlon […]

07 Jun 2011 / 2 Comments

Compton 40 mile

Good Luck to Rob Jeffery who is preparing for the Comrades double marathon in South Africa by doing the Compton 40 mile run in Reading this Easter weekend. See link below for details. http://www.comptonharriers.org.uk/

21 Apr 2011 / 0 Comments

How Can Osteopathic Treatment Can Help Asthma Suffers?

    What is asthma? Asthma is a chronic condition where hypersinsitivity to an allergen (ie dust or animal fur) or to cold air or fumes (usually late onset) causes irritation and a narrowing of the airways, in particular the bronchials in the lungs. What happens? Airways become inflammed and the smooth muscle spasms making it […]

26 Feb 2011 / 3 Comments


I have accepted 2 new osteopath positions at clinics in NW and East London. I am now treating from: Osteopath West in Ealing: Mon 8.30am-7pm, Tues 8.30am-7pm, Fri 9am-1pm 60 Highgate Rd, NW5: Thurs 9am-7pm Reebok Club, Canary Wharf:  Wed 2-7.30pm   www.osteopath-west.co.uk  lisa@osteopath-west.co.uk 07956 954093 Full details of clinic times & locations will be up-dated […]

22 Feb 2011 / 0 Comments

World Series Squash Finals at Queens Club

This was a great event, The Mens World Squash Series Finals at Queens Club, West London. The Saudia Arabian sponsors /promoters aimed to ‘sex-up’ the game in this impressive bubble with an all-glass purple squash court. The squash matches were best of 3, instead of the usual best of 5 and were fast and furious […]

24 Jan 2011 / 0 Comments

Squash World Series Final Queen’s Club

Report on PSA Men’s Squash World Series Finals at Queen’s Club, West London comming up next week. I’m off to watch the squash tomorrow night in the new revolutionary glass court set up inside a dome on the grass tennis courts.

11 Jan 2011 / 0 Comments

Lisa & Jeremy

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Edwina AJ, Company Director & Overworked mum.
Edwina AJ, Company Director & Overworked mum.

As a 52 year old, "reasonably fit" but inching above "the preferred scale boundaries" mum - and after a particularly dramatic head long fall into the helm of a ridiculous speedboat - resulting in a broken shoulder, a damaged ankle and severe head and neck ache; Lisa bent, stretched, massaged and needled me back together again. Her diagnosis was accurate and her referral swift. The initial ...

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