Clinic Reopening and Coronavirus Information
We follow all government advice for healthcare professionals and can now provide face to face treatment. To allow sufficient time between appointments for maintenance of a hygienic clinic environment, we ask anyone wishing to make an appointment to contact us by phone, text and/or email and NOT via the online calendar. We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your understanding.
Gentle Outdoor Safe Exercise
Gentle Safe Exercise on the Great Wilbraham Recreation Ground
Please join us for some gentle exercise in the fresh air and help maintain your physical, emotional and mental health during these challenging times
No equipment required – just warm loose clothing and a drink
Cost: £20 for a 4 week block
Advanced Soft Tissue Massage and Osteopathic Manipulation with Jed Robinson is now available at Essential Health
Jed Robinson now offers Advanced Soft Tissue Massage and Osteopathic Manipulation at Essential Health in Great Wilbraham Cambridgeshire
Exploring the Evidence for Exercising Everyday
Exploring the Evidence for Exercising Everyday
In this article, we look at the benefits of moderate exercise and review the latest research studies which have highlighted some interesting conclusions.
Theraplate treatment with Francesca Fox-McConnell now available at Essential Health
Essential Health now offers Theraplate treatment with Francesca Fox-McConnell in their Great Wilbraham, Cambridge complementary therapies clinic
Winter Wellness in the Wilbrahams
As winter approaches, the nights draw in, the temperature drop, and we see less sunlight than at any other time of the year. Without the sun, we feel the effects of the dark cold days. Although we can take preventative measures including keeping warm, well hydrated and well fed, getting outside whenever we can for some fresh air and exercise, many of us may still succumb to winter illness.
With winter upon us, we need to take care of ourselves to stay well and complementary therapies maybe helpful
Five Pillars of Health: Positive Thinking
During the winter months, we have seen less sunlight than at any other time of the year. Without the sun, we feel the effects of the dark cold days. Many of us may have suffered from the “winter doldrums”. To help lift our mood before Spring arrives, we consider the fifth Pillar of Health: Positive Thinking.
Homeopathy and Ageing - A talk on 20 November 2018 in the Wilbrahams Memorial Hall
Sian Moss, homeopath, invites you to a talk about what we can expect at our age
Homeopathy with Sian Moss BSc LCHE is now available at Essential Health
Essential Health is pleased to announce it now offers homeopathy with Sian Moss BSc LCHE. Nowadays illness is often chronic, a result of genetic predisposition and exposure to environmental and life stresses. Homeopathy provides an individualised treatment to re-establish wellbeing and quality of life. Sian works with people of all ages and her experience includes treating allergies, female cycle disorders, different types of arthritis and chronic pain. In addition she has seen benefit with those suffering from the effects of stress, grief and adolescent emotional issues.
Five Pillars of Health: Restful Sleep
A good night's sleep is vital to our mental, emotional and physical wellbeing and is essential for good health. It helps regulate mood, sharpen attention, boost memory and bolster the immune system, but many things in our modern world can disturb our sleeping patterns. Here are some tips for more restorative sleep...
Five Pillars of Health: Moderate Exercise
Moderate exercise is important for our health. It keeps our organs functioning and our immune system strong. It helps us achieve four essentials of fitness: suppleness, stamina, strength and stability
Five Pillars of Health: Balanced Diet
Food is our sustenance and a balanced diet should be a source of health providing joy as well as nutrition. There are no good or bad foods and no universally good or bad diets. After decades of research, we still don’t know who should eat what or when. What really is a balanced diet?
Five Pillars of Health: Adequate Breathing
Breathing is the first and last thing we do. It is simple and always there for us. It is a source of energy, relaxation, and calm when needed. By bringing awareness to something we do automatically, all day, every day, breathing can help anchor us in the present moment and provide a pathway to improved health and well-being
The Five Pillars of Health
Five Pillars of Health that can promote wellness and well-being:
1. Adequate Breathing
2. Balanced Diet
3. Moderate Exercise
4. Restful Sleep
5. Positive thinking
We will be exploring each pillar in more detail in future articles, but here are six simple rituals to get you started today
Ten Recommendations to Bolster Your Immune Function
You may choose to vaccinate yourself against viruses, but strengthening your immune system remains the best defense against attacks of chickenpox and shingles.
Nutrition for Better Sleep
Including certain foods in your diet can help improve your sleep
Wellness and well-being aren't about hard-to-follow programmes or logging your every move. They're about self-care.
Anti-Inflammatory Foods and Spices
Anti Inflammatory Foods and Spices can help fight inflammation throughout your body
Natural Ways to Alieviate PCOS
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects how a woman's ovaries work. Symptoms include irregular or absent periods, weight gain, fertility problems, thinning hair and acne. Many women are looking for natural treatments to help reduce these symptoms.
Yoga is thought by many to be a "timeless Indian discipline". Recent research challenges this common assumption. Modern yoga classes, as now taught all around the world, could actually be the product of 19th century Scandinavian gymnastics as much as ancient Indian philosophy.