Showing posts from April, 2020

A Few Weeks Later : Life in Lockdown

A Few Weeks Later : Life in Lockdown Temporary Closure  What a strange time this is for everyone. It is over three weeks since Glynis made the difficult decision to temporarily close our doors and we have all been adjusting to our new lives in lockdown ever since.  Although we aren’t in the clinic, we remain in touch with each other via email and WhatsApp.  Appointments  We are still able to offer telephone consultations, or video consultations. These have been popular especially the short 15 minute calls which we are offering free of charge. You can book both of these appointments online or by giving the practice a call.   How things have been  I think we have all been feeling rather bombarded with bad news, and whilst we don’t want to make light of this horrible virus, especially given so many people are suffering in so many ways, we have been trying to focus on the positives.  Here are Jane’s observations from her third week in lockdown It’s good to w

10 tips for sitting at your desk

Top Tips  for Sitting Comfortably  at Your Desk   This helpful blog post was written by Mary Monro, the latest Osteopath to join the team here at Eyre Place.  Mary is an osteopath with 20  years experience .  She is very experienced treating babies and children so if you need some support do get in touch.   Under current circumstances the team here at Eyre Place are unable to make face to face appointments. Instead we are offering video consultations and advice via email or phone.  Book online at the website below.  1.   If you are using a laptop, use either a  separate  keyboard or a separate screen so that both your hands and your back are comfortable. Slumping over your hands  to look at  the laptop screen is agony for your upper back. 2.  Make sure your hips are  higher  than your knees when you are sitting in your chair. It helps those joints and encourages your back into a better position. 3.  Sit with your  b ack  against the back of your chair . Whether you have