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What do Osteopaths do? A Q&A with Fix East Village's Osteopath Laura Maidment

What do Osteopaths do? A Q&A with Fix East Village's Osteopath Laura Maidment.

 What do you do as an Osteopath?

Hopefully try and help people reach a goal, which they are being prevented from by a physical obstacle or pain. I treat various ailments from lower back and neck pain to headaches and overuse type injuries. I also see babies and pregnant women. My main aim is to get the body moving better and become more functional for what people want to use it for.

4 step self-care routine from a Pilates professional

4 step self-care routine from a Pilates professional.

International Self-Care day is all about learning to treat ourselves with love and compassion in order to improve and maintain our health. Therefore, we thought, who better to talk to about self-care than our fantastic and inspirational Pilates teacher, Eleah Waters?

Haul yourself up from the multitasking rabbit-hole: take time out to breathe

Haul yourself up from the multitasking rabbit-hole: take time out to breathe.

Have you ever felt yourself not being able to engage in a conversation without feeling distracted? At some point, each one of us has and we have our smartphones to blame. In the technological age we multitask with such unbridled adamance that it has become common to always be somewhere other than the present moment, enslaved by endless notifications and emails, restlessly awaiting the next ping and buzz from friends or colleagues; meaning all we have left for each act or person we encounter is partial and divided attention.

Nature’s Top Three Remedies for Hay Fever

Nature’s Top Three Remedies for Hay Fever.

Sneezing, runny nose and itchy eyes, sound familiar? It probably does, considering the sun is out and the pollen is rife!  Sadly the festival weather isn’t all fun and games for the quarter of Londoners who suffer from Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis, more commonly known as hay fever.

The road less travelled: Exploring Chinese Medicine at Fix

The road less travelled: Exploring Chinese Medicine at Fix.

Just over a month ago we said goodbye to Cate Boyle, learned master in the art of Traditional Chinese Medicine, generous friend and one of our most treasured practitioners here at Fix London Fields in Hackney, as she searches for new adventures on her 6 month sabbatical

Client of the Month : Triathlete Ben Schueller

Client of the Month : Triathlete Ben Schueller.

"It all began actually when I left London at the end of 2014. I had given up playing Rugby a few years previously and by the time I was asked to move to Germany for work, I was not feeling too well. I had taken up cycling to work occasionally and had done a couple of multi-day cycling trips including a ride from London to Cologne.”