Heath Information from the Trinity Practice

Pregnancy

08/03/2024
Our three Osteopaths at The Trinity Practice, Kevin Partridge, Emma Childs and Emma Chippendale all have many years experience of treating patients during pregnancy.   Many patients are recommended ...

How much exercise for health?

05/01/2024
Being active is a key part of staying healthy and there is plenty of well intentioned advice on what we should be doing. But what does the science say? As expected is varies slightly by age etc, but ...

What is an Osteopath?

01/12/2023
What is an Osteopath? An Osteopath is an Allied Healthcare Professional that focuses on the musculoskeletal system (bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves etc) and its impact on the overall health ...

World Osteoporosis Day 20th October 2023

20/10/2023
Osteoporosis is a common and growing diagnosis in the UK. It is normally a chronic condition characterised by weakening of the bones, making them more susceptible to fractures. It often affects the hip, ...

Menopause and Hip Pain

19/10/2023
Menopause and Hip Pain There are many well known symptoms of the menopause -  the  physical symptoms, such as hot flushes, and emotional symptoms which may disrupt your sleep, lower your energy ...

Hip Pain

12/10/2023
How Osteopaths can help Hip Pain: Osteopaths can play a valuable role in assessing and treating hip pain, as they specialise in musculoskeletal health and can use manual techniques and exercise rehabilitation ...

Acupuncture for Headache Relief

27/09/2023
Acupuncture for Headache Relief: A Natural Approach Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese practice that has been used for centuries to treat a variety of ailments, including headaches and migraines. It ...

Terms and Conditions For Discount at The Trinity Practice

27/09/2023
TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR DISCOUNT AT THE TRINITY PRACTICE: PRE-PAYMENT DISCOUNT This is for a 10% discount off 5 treatments with either an Osteopath or an Acupuncturist or Soft Tissue/Massage therapist. This ...

Children's Health - Growth and Development

25/05/2023
Children’s Health Growth and development Screen time is a big issue in our household - not only is a lot of the day spent looking at a screen for school lessons, but there is the addition of ...

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2023

08/03/2023
International Women’s Day has given me the chance to reflect on the importance of the many women present within my working life. I am very lucky to have a job that I love - being able to help ...

Dreary Days and the Importance of Vitamin D

01/11/2022
Vitamin D is a much talked about vitamin, and making sure you have enough of it can go a long way to improving your overall health! It is also know as “The Sunshine Vitamin” as it is produced ...

Running Knees!

14/10/2022
Does Running Cause Osteoarthritis in the Hip or Knee? ILIOTIBIAL BAND SYNDROME - A COMMON CAUSE OF KNEE PAIN IN RUNNERS. Running is an excellent activity to promote general health and well-being, ...

Bone & Joints Week 2022 - Osteoporosis

12/10/2022
3 million people have it in the UK, causing 500,000 fractures per year. Many of these fractures could be prevented.  So what is osteoporosis? Basically our bone has a core of a sponge-like ...

Recovering From Fractures or Surgery, Particularly Joint Replacement

22/09/2022
Our osteopathic patients are often surprised that we can treat people after fracture or surgery but this is an area that osteopaths are well placed to help with. Broken bones from trauma or osteoporosis ...

Spines...

14/09/2022
  A hedgehog has over 5000 spines, we only have one, but it does have 33 vertebra,120 muscles, 220 ligaments,100 joints and 23 discs. The lower (lumbar) discs are over 11mm high and are made ...

National Arthritis awareness week

12/09/2022
National Arthritis Week, 12 - 17 September 2022 This week is National Arthritis Week. Arthritis is a common condition that is estimated to effect around 10 million people in the UK. Those living ...

Top 5 Back Pain Exercises

07/07/2022
We have our top five back pain exercises. Safe to do when done properly, these exercises start to reduce pain and build back and core strength and back flexibility and movement. Exercising when in pain ...

Mobility Exercises and Stretches

23/06/2022
A patient said to me recently as I was working on her leg, ‘It’s almost like it’s connected all the way up to my head’.  It seemed obvious to me now but being an osteopath ...

Spraining an Ankle can be a Real Headache ......

31/03/2022
Spraining an Ankle can be a Real Headache….. As osteopaths we often use the phrase ‘it's all connected’ when explaining the causes and resultant aches and pains of many different ...

Acute Low Back Pain

16/03/2022
Getting sharp pain in your low back when you get up from sitting that eases within a few paces of walking? Sometimes the same pain can strike when turning over in bed one way-but not the other! This ...

International Women's Day

07/03/2022
International Women’s Day 8th March 2022 At the Trinity Practice we are very proud of Emma, Chip and Paula.   I continue to thoroughly enjoy my work as an osteopath. I love helping ...

Bone & Joint week

13/10/2021
Bone and Joint Week Overview Joints allow our skeleton to move. A joint consists of a bone with cartilage at the end that bears against another bone with cartilage. All this is parcelled up in a ...

Rotator Cuff and Impingement made simple!

26/08/2021
We treat several cases of rotator cuff injuries every week, but what exactly is it? The shoulder, like the hip joint, is a ball in socket joint. But the shoulder can move far more than the hip and it ...

Sciatica in cyclists

15/06/2021
With the summer cyclosportiv and other bike events looming, race preparation is well under way for many. Piriformis syndrome is a common cycling injury which effects cyclists during training. Piriformis ...

Movement and your immunity

08/04/2021
Movement and your Immunity    We all know it’s good to move more and this last year we have had the time to walk, cycle and do more physical activities. But what does it do for your ...

Children's Mental Health

26/03/2021
Spring is here, lockdown is easing, the weather hopefully is improving and the flowers are definitely deciding it is safe to show their colours. Thoughts are looking towards new beginnings but life is ...

Children's joint pain

12/03/2021
Children’s Health  Growth and development- part 1   Winter, lockdowns and home schooling have not been conducive to getting out there and exercising. There has certainly been little ...

Night Pain & Poor Sleep

05/03/2021
As the mother of a small child, lack of sleep is not unfamiliar to me but there are many other reasons that poor sleep may occur. Occasional lack of sleep or late night is fine. However, when it occurs ...

Smart Covid recovery

05/02/2021
[Photo:Covid2] [Photo:CovidRecovery] After one year of Covid in the UK we have all become accustomed to the routines of Hands Face and Space. These routines that have become part of our normal behaviour ...

Osteopath, Physiotherapist or Chiropractor?

10/10/2020
What is the difference between an osteopath, chiropractor and physiotherapist? Hello, my name is Jackie.  I have just joined the Trinity Practice as a receptionist.  Although I have always ...

e-Clinic

17/05/2020
When you have made your e-Clinic appointment with us you will receive an email from us which confirms the booking and contains a link to connect via zoom. This link should automatically open in your browser ...

Age is just a number

28/02/2020
  ‘Age is just a number’ we are constantly told and as osteopaths we would particularly agree. We treat all ages from day one and our training shows us what to look for at each stage ...

What we see...

12/01/2019
'What is the most common problem that you treat?' is one of the most frequently asked questions within our osteopathic practice. My first response is usually low back pain, followed by upper ...

TMJ Syndrome, a pain in the jaw

07/10/2018
  TMJ Syndrome-a pain in the Jaw If you are suffering with TMJ pain or discomfort, acupuncture can help relieve the inflammation, pain and tension commonly associated with conditions of ...

Coccyx Pain

25/09/2018
The Tiny tailbone and what to do?!   The coccyx or tailbone are four, fused vertebra at the end of the spine that can become injured or re-positioned in a fall, hard sit down or during pregnancy ...

Low Back Pain

26/02/2018
LOW BACK PAIN   Low back (Lumbar) pain is common, affecting about one third of the UK adult population. Pain can be caused by damage to a wide variety of tissues including nerves, ligaments, ...

New Year, New You

20/12/2017
A new year promises new plans, new challenges and new horizons. Many people rush to the gym to improve their health and fitness, perhaps plan the holiday of a lifetime or just want to continue enjoying ...

Pete did It! The amazing run in his own words...

04/10/2017
How I conquered The Chesil Bank.   After reading an article in a paper dating back to 1963 of two runners who had ran and completed the entire length of Chesil Beach, otherwise known as the ...

Run Chesil Beach. 18 miles 180 Billion Pebbles

21/07/2017
  [Photo:Chesil Beach 2] [Photo:Chesil1] On Saturday 2nd September 2017 local elite runner Pete Roper will be running all 18 miles of Chesil Beach.  Eighteen miles, 180 billion ...

Care for Kids Growth

10/07/2017
Watching children grow, learn and play is a great joy of parenthood. There can’t be many parents who have not been amazed at the speed of growth, learning and questioning of their children. Physically ...

Practitioner turns patient

29/06/2017
My clinic days can be a challenging mix; laughter and tears, pain, pins and needles, sciatica and neck ache.  But after 20 years in practice it is as important as ever to see things from the patient ...

Developments for Rheumatoid Arthritis

27/06/2017
The treatment of Rheumatiod Arthritis has been one of the great successes on modern medicine. NHS treatment ranges from gold injections through to surgery and immune modulating anti-inflammitory drugs.  So ...

Poor and disturbed sleep

18/11/2016
This link will direct you to a facebook video question and answer session with Katie Pande. Our herbalist is discussing the use of medical herbs to help with sleep disorders and poor sleep.

Turmeric; nature's anti-inflammitory

30/08/2016
Turmeric, the super-spice! Plants are powerful. Just think about their vibrant colours, strong scents and resilience to the elements. They are our original medicine and are the base for many modern-day ...

What's the (trigger) point?

22/06/2016
Whether practicing yoga or triathlon training, many of us experience muscular aches and pains. This may be due to the presence of trigger points in the muscles. Trigger points can be felt as painful ...

Text Neck

10/06/2016
With seven out of ten children having access to a tablet computer and spending an average of 10.5 hours online per week, osteopath, Kevin Partridge at the Trinity Practice, Shaftesbury, is seeing an increase ...

New Year New You

18/01/2016
New Year New you We all tend to feel a bit sluggish after the enjoyable rest and excesses of the festive season. January is often the month of establishing new exercise regimes and healthy ...

Welcome to Joanna Figg-Latham

23/11/2015
Trinity practice would like to introduce a new osteopath to our team of registered complementary therapists at Bell Street. Joanna Figg-Latham is an experienced practitioner who has moved from Kent to ...

Katie Pande at Camexpo

20/08/2015
Katie Pande, our medical herbalist will be a speaker at Camexpo in London, talking about the herbal benefits of Turmeric.

Katie Pande on the radio

16/07/2015
Follow the link and click on the top radio program 14/7/15) Katie joins in at 15:45.  

Katie Pande, Medical Herbalist joins us

28/04/2015
Katie is a fully qualified Medical Herbalist with a BSc degree in Herbal Medicine and is an insured member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NIMH). Previous to studying Herbal Medicine, ...

A different approach to chronic knee pain

31/12/2014
Wednesday afternoons at the Trinity Practice are a little different. Different in the sense that most of our patents are seen individually by one practitioner at a time, using a single treatment method. ...

Rehabilitation at SturFit gym

19/09/2014
Thank you BVM Magazine for the coverage of SturFit Gym and our efforts to improve the level of rehabilitation offered in the community. Full article here...BVM Magazine

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