Author: Michael Smith BSc (Hons) Ost

A sketch drawing of a face-mask
Health
Michael Smith BSc (Hons) Ost

Covid-19 Policy

The day before the appointment The day before your appointment, you will receive by email or text a screening web-form containing a set of questions. The questions are a simple

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Lady wearing high heels
Spinal Pain
Michael Smith BSc (Hons) Ost

Can I wear high heels?

There are some issues worth bearing in mind for those of you with a spinal problem who want to wear heels.

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a man sitting on a bench next to the sea enjoying the sun
Spinal Pain
Michael Smith BSc (Hons) Ost

Sitting!

It’s possible to sit properly in two different ways. Active versus passive sitting.

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Cat sleeping on a mattress
Patient Guides
Michael Smith BSc (Hons) Ost

Beds and mattresses

The joints, discs, ligaments, muscles and nerves of the human spine don’t like being still for too long. And we spend up to a third of our lives on a mattress!

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Picture showing lady sleeping on a pillow
Spinal Pain
Michael Smith BSc (Hons) Ost

Pillow Talk

How to choose and use a pillow to get a good night’s sleep.

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A lady practicing breathing while standing up
Health
Michael Smith BSc (Hons) Ost

Breathing Exercise

Sub-optimal breathing can contribute to and even cause a variety of health problems. Better breathing can be regained quickly, even in long-term cases.

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Two men hiking up hill
Exercise
Michael Smith BSc (Hons) Ost

Walk!

We evolved to walk, and so much of our health, in so many different ways, depends on it.

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