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Warm Weather? Grab the Sunscreen!

If, like us, you live in the UK, then you’re no stranger to a bit of rain, which means once the sun starts to reveal itself during the summer months we’re going for that sun-kissed tan! Over the coming months it’s important to reach for that sunscreen and apply it (repeatedly if you plan on being […]

Mental Health Awareness Week: Top Tips

When we think about ‘Mental Health’ our minds may wander to old mental hospitals and sad teenagers but mental health isn’t just depression, anxiety and schizophrenia! It’s Mental Health Awareness Week (16-22 May) and now is the time to consider our own mental health and wellbeing. It’s not just about making sure we are happy […]

Is Lack of Sleep Affecting YOUR Health?

Sleep is one of the most important parts of your daily routine, and yet a large percentage of us are missing out on an average of 2 hours worth of much needed shut eye. Everyone is different, so although the recommended number is 8 hours, some people need a little more, others need a little […]

It’s Autism Awareness Month!

April is Autism Awareness Month, and April 2nd is National Autism Awareness Day! But how much do you know about this condition? Autism is known as a spectrum condition. This means that while all people with autism share certain difficulties, the condition affects each person differently. Autism affects the way a person communicates with and relates to other people. It also […]

Tennis Elbow

Some of you local residents and workers may have left the leafy pastures of Maida Vale, Paddington and Little Venice and headed down to Wimbledon this week to see the tennis so we thought now would be an appropriate time to discuss a relatively common problem that affects both tennis players and non players alike: Tennis […]

Sports massage at BFO Paddington

Tired legs? Achy shoulders? Overtrained? Burnt out? Then you’ll be pleased to hear we now offer 30, 45 and 60 minute sports massage appointments at our Paddington clinic. Sportiness not required! You don’t have to be sporty to have a sports massage – almost anyone can benefit. Top sportspeople do use sports massage to recover […]

Skeleton naming competition – the results are in!

If you’ve visited our Paddington clinic you may have noticed a suspicious character lurking in the corner. He’s about 165cm tall, a bit pale and in dire need of a good meal. In fact, he’s a skeleton… Despite his alarming appearance, we’re very fond of our bony friend. Not only is he great at helping […]

Welcome to Body Foundation Osteopaths

People who haven’t visited an osteopath before will often have questions about what to expect. Here are some answers to the most commonly asked questions. What can I expect on my first visit to an osteopath? At the first consultation, the osteopath will compile a full case history of your symptoms, as well as asking […]