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LOOKING TO IMPROVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS?

CHECK OUT THIS FRIENDLY FEBRUARY CALENDAR  Lots of simple ideas to improve relationships with others.   Fiona Worthington offers a number of psychological services at the Putney Clinic. If you are interested in finding out more, please check out her website  www.fionaworthington.uk.com The following links also provide more detail on two of her specific treatments Hypnotherapy and Cognitive Behavioural Coaching at the Putney Clinic.

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BACK PAIN: 15 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Back Pain: Myths Versus Facts This is an interesting article on back pain that was originally featured in the Irish Independent. Back pain is so prevalent that it costs the country more than cancer and diabetes treatment combined. However, there are many myths circulating about the condition. We asked some of Ireland’s leading experts to shed some light on the common ailment Managing back pain costs the State more than cancer and diabetes combined. Most of these costs are related to…

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WHAT IS MINDFULNESS?

  Fiona Worthington Clinical Hypnotherapist and Cognitive Behavioural Coach at the Putney Clinic provides a simple overview of the term “mindfulness” and explains what it means to her.  Mindfulness is described by founding godfather Jon Kabat Zinn “paying attention, on purpose, from moment to moment, with non-judging awareness” I find that this can be a bit of a mouthful as a first introduction to the subject. No disrespect to JKZ. (I am a huge fan) but I think it’s a…

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EXERCISING DURING PREGNANCY

If you regularly exercised prior to becoming pregnant, it is beneficial for you and your baby to continue exercising at a safe level until birth. With this is mind, here are 10 tips for exercising during pregnancy from Chartered Physiotherapist Claire Cason. 10 TIPS FOR EXERCISING DURING PREGNANCY Discuss with a member of your obstetric team before continuing with an existing exercise regime. Women who exercised prior to pregnancy should be able to engage in high intensity exercise with caution and…

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PAINKILLERS AND NSAIDS VERSUS OSTEOPATHY

Painkillers and NSAIDs versus Osteopathy? This is an area of great debate. Painkillers (such as paracetamol) and NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such ibuprofen) are two of the most common pharmaceutical drugs used to treat musculoskeletal (mechanical) pain. However, recent evidence has shown that these types of drugs are very often ineffective, if not inappropriate, in the treatment of musculoskeletal pain. Here Osteopath Tim Goullet sheds some light as to why traditional forms of physical therapy such as Osteopathy are more…

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FEELING JANUARY BLUES

Fiona Worthington Clinical Hypnotherapist and Cognitive Behavioural Coach at the Putney Clinic takes a look at what’s behind the January Blues and what we can do about it, if we are starting to feel down at this time of year. In 2005 an article appeared claiming it’s possible to calculate the saddest day of the year. See above. Since then lots of very clever people have debated this and shown that there is absolutely no scientific evidence that this formula…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BIOMECHANICAL ANALYSIS FOR ENDURANCE RUNNERS

It’s that time of year where a lot of people are starting to train for a spring marathon. If it’s your first marathon or you are a seasoned marathoner, you are likely getting stuck into a training plan, getting kitted out with winter training gear and looking to build strength and running fitness over the coming months. One crucial element to running that is often overlooked by runners is your biomechanics. If you are a runner it’s really useful to…

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AVOIDING INJURY & ILLNESS DURING ENDURANCE TRAINING

When training for endurance events such as the Marathon and triathlons it is easy to sustain injuries. It is equally important to take into account factors such as the weather and pre-existing illnesses and injuries when training for endurance sports. Failing to do so, you put yourself at risk of making yourself ill or making your injury worse. In this article, Sports Medicine Physician and Medical Director of the London Marathon, Dr Courtney Kipps, offers advice for avoiding injury and…

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HOW ARE YOU DOING WITH YOUR NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS? 

Fiona Worthington Clinical Hypnotherapist and Cognitive Behavioural Coach at the Putney Clinic looks at how self-knowledge helps us change habits and keep those New Year resolutions. Do you ever wonder why you can’t keep New Year resolutions and why that friend of yours annoyingly always manages to keep hers ? Or maybe you are that friend who comfortably keeps them and doesn’t understand the struggle that you have.  If you want to do it why can’t you just do it!…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019

Happy New Year from Fiona Worthington, Putney Clinic’s Clinical Hypnotherapist and Cognitive Behavioural Coach “Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions”  Dalai Lama This is a 2019 Happiness Calendar It comes from a wonderful caring outfit www.actionforhappiness.org. It’s full of actions for you to be happier and bring more happiness to others. Fiona Worthington – www.fionaworthington.uk.com Fiona offers Hypnotherapy and Cognitive Behavioural Coaching at the Putney Clinic.

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THE PUTNEY CLINIC OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

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London  SW15 6TQ.

Tel: 020 8789 3881
Email: info@putneyclinic.co.uk

The Putney Clinic is a trading name of The Putney Clinic of Physical Therapy Ltd. Registered in England and Wales. Company Number 06526680.

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