Treatment Of Injuries In Children

When and where do you seek help? Minor injuries are relatively common in children. With their tendency to climb things, fall off things, bump into things and each other cuts, bruises and mild strains are likely with this group. The difficulty can be working out when...

“Core – what a serve!”

Wimbledon season is upon us and you might be feeling inspired to dust off your racket. The tennis serve is a great subject for discussing biomechanics and muscle work but these theories can be applied to many other sports as well. A well-executed tennis serve is a...

New term for our classes

All our classes start new terms next week and there is availability at present. Have a look at our Classes page to see which class suits you best then give us a ring  - click this link https://courtyardclinic.com/classes/ We look forward to welcoming...

My definition of holistic massage?

There are many definitions of holistic massage and this is mine based on an experience I had with a lady yesterday. She had a physical injury for which she was seeing her doctor, a bladder infection, and was worrying herself by researching online its possible...

Happy Smoothie

There is an increasing body of evidence to suggest that what you eat can have a strong influence on your mood and mental clarity. There are lots of 'good mood food' recipes online but the Happy Smoothie is one of our favourites. This is a great light breakfast or...

Early Spring is Wood Season

Within the philosophy of Chinese Medicine, there are various elements; Wood, Metal, Water, Fire and Earth. Each element has its own power and it is thought that who you are, how you react to things, how you relate to other people etc. is defined by one particular...

Mens’ Health and Movember

The idea behind “Movember” is that during the month of November, men grow moustaches to raise awareness of Men’s Health issues, in particular, prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. I have a suspicion it may also liberate those who have secretly...

Metal Season

Which element are you? It’s metal season Metal season corresponds with the Autumn. This time of year can be associated with dying back, falling away and sinking back into the earth. It may be viewed as a preparation for the coming winter, but also for new life in the...

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