Five, Seven or Ten?

There has been a lot of mention in the news lately about an increase of your fruit and veg intake from 5 to 7 or 10 portions a day. All the commotion is based on new research published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. The study found that seven or more helpings a […]

Couch potatoes – now a painful culture

When we hear the phrase ‘couch potato’, we often think of someone with bad habits and a sedentary lifestyle. But in today’s technologically savvy world, it isn’t just those who are inactive that can lead a ‘couch potato lifestyle’. A recent study by the British Acupuncture Council found that of the 80% of people who […]

Fundraising Weekend to celebrate our 5th Anniversary

We’re excited to announce the plans for our Fundraising Weekend to mark our 5th Anniversary. Join us on Saturday 7 June & enjoy free taster treatment sessions at the Clinic (in return for donations to charity) and on Sunday 8 June we’ll be entering teams in to the Maidenhead Relay Marathon. This year we’re raising […]

Active mums can keep kids active

It has always been thought that leading by example was the best way for mums to encourage positive, healthy behaviour. New research from Cambridge and Southampton universities proves this to be true. Their recent study has revealed that there is a direct, positive association between physical activity in children and their mothers. The study monitored […]

Coping with the Spring Time Change

As April approaches the days are getting longer and the weather is starting to improve. This time of year also brings with it Summer Daylight Savings Time. As we ‘spring forward’ we lose an hour in the morning to gain an hour in the evenings. Unfortunately this means we lose an hour of sleep on […]

The curse of the man bag – back and shoulder problems

If you look around your morning commute you will see quite a few man bags around. While most of them are not focused on being as stylish as a woman’s handbag, they are just as functional and necessary as their female counterparts. Men are just as likely to have a bag to transport their smartphones, […]

Hay fever sufferers – Have you ever considered acupuncture?

With brighter longer days, spring is finally here and for most people the warm, sunny weather is a welcome change to the season. However, for 20% of the UK population who suffer from hay fever, the irritating symptoms of the allergy will make for a miserable time of year. Hay fever and other summer allergies […]

Discover Acupuncture with a Free 15 minute taster session

Join us as we highlight Acupuncture Awareness Week 3 – 10 March. Throughout the week we will be offering FREE 15 minute acupuncture taster sessions with one of our qualified acupuncturists. Acupuncture is a gentle and effective treatment that focuses on helping the whole person, aiming to improve their entire health and well being and […]

Texting – the hunching of man

With all the advances of mobile phones out there, texting has become second nature to many. Unfortunately, it also has caused those of us who text to look like we are digressing in the evolution of man. A recent study published in the PLOS ONE journal found that texters not only hunch over while texting […]

Don’t let your commute get you down

Most working people have a commute of some sort every day. Unfortunately, one in six of us want to go straight back to bed according to research by Evian. A lot of this comes from our commute not being a pleasant one. Whether you are driving or taking public transport, there are things you can […]