Articles in Category : Health & Wellbeing

September 2019

What is Osteopathy?

With Sian George (M.Ost) Align Therapies, Sketty

Osteopathy is a non-invasive, manual, holistic therapy that aims to improve health by manipulating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework. Osteopaths treat the person rather than the condition or problem. Techniques include stretching, gentle pressure, and resistance, known as osteopathic manipulative

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September 2019

Itchy Scalp

With Bay Cluster Network

Itchy scalp is a very common condition encountered in general practice. It can cause embarrassment and irritation for those affected by it. There are a number of causes of this condition. In this article we focus on some common causes and

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July 2019

Skin cancer

Bay Cluster Network

With the summer sun, hopefully, making an appearance we take a look at the most common type of cancer in the UK, skin cancer. Did you know roughly 100,000 cases are diagnosed in the U.K. every year? What is skin

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June 2019

Bring me sunshine!

With The Herbal Clinic Swansea

Sunshine makes most of us feel better. Long warm sunny days of late spring and summer spent relaxing outdoors bring on the urge to uncover the barbeque and get into holiday mode. But how much time do we actually spend

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June 2019

When Philippa Lowcock (right) contacted me regarding her reflexology practice Totem Reflexology within Sketty Therapies, I immediately thought – feet. How wrong I was. Reflexology is a complementary therapy which is based on the theory that different points on the

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