Lockdown support and Coronavirus information

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Whilst we all need to stay home to stay safe, we want you to know that there are many ways that you can get support, information and inspiration from the Practitioners at Shine.  From remote consultations for Nutrition, Counselling, Osteopathy, Homeopathy and Life Coaching, to in-depth articles on treating Covid, ways to help boost your immune system from home and eating in ways to lift out from depression. We have a wealth of knowledge here for you.

Plus if you want to know more, feel free to contact the Practitioners directly, by clicking their email links on their profile pages. We are here for you and until we can treat you in person again, we will do whatever we can to support you through this trying time.

Some Acupuncturists and Osteopaths are treating in other areas during lockdown. Contact them directly to find out more.

Ask your Osteopath: Top tips for a healthy back

Ask your Osteopath: Top tips for a healthy back

Andrew Doody, Resident Shine N16 Osteopath was asked to answer patients' most common questions about working from home and the perils of bad posture...

 

How can you replace the touch of your Massage Therapist?

How can you replace the touch of your Massage Therapist?

 Danila Ciencia, Resident Massage Practitioner at Shine, N16, takes us through a home ritual and remote consultations whilst in lockdown, as a way to bridge the gap before your next massage...

 

How to plan for a better 2021 with ease

How to plan for a better 2021 with ease

Are you relieved 2020 is over? Most of us set ourselves some form of New Year’s Resolutions at the start of a New Year...

 

Covid-19 Care: post-covid, long covid and prevention

Covid-19 Care: post-covid, long covid and prevention

I would like to share some links and guidelines for self-care to cover possible circumstances that we may currently find ourselves in: For those of us who may have already contracted covid-19 and recovered, we may still be left with a sense of anxiety on how best to navigate the ‘new normal’. For those of us that have become one of the increasingly significant number of people experiencing ‘long-covid’ also described as ‘long haulers’, who have found that they are not recovering in the expected timeframe, but continue to have symptoms on and off, for months afterwards (1,2) and need support.

 

Acupuncture for post Covid treatment

Acupuncture for post Covid treatment

Many of these Covid symptoms relate to the Lung meridian, as this is predominantly a respiratory related virus. However, other symptoms such as muscle aches and in particular brain fog, nausea etc relate more to the Spleen & Stomach meridians and can be indications of lingering pathogens in the body such as dampness. In one case, soon after treatment, the patient experienced enormous amounts of mucus coming out for the first time, leading to a massive clear out and easing of all her symptoms for the first time in months.

 

How can nutrition help those with depression?

How can nutrition help those with depression?

Expert advice from Shine Church Street's Resident Nutritionist, Lelani Loubser, on the link between inflammation and depression...

 

EFT – a powerful tool to manage stress and overload and physical conditions including pain.

EFT – a powerful tool to manage stress and overload and physical conditions including pain.

Marian Fixler, resident Acupuncturist and EFT Practitioner, Shine, Church Street, explains how Emotional Freedom Technique can help ease anxiety and stress...

 

Lockdown. Resting vs Productivity

Lockdown. Resting vs Productivity

How to accept all that comes up during Coronavirus Lockdown, with Life Coaching support, from Valina at Shine, Church Street, London...

 

Working from home? Top tips for a healthy back and good working posture

Working from home? Top tips for a healthy back and good working posture

As many of you are now working from home, I thought it might be worth going through a few pointers about how to do this healthily...

 

Corona health advice from our Naturopath, Lloyd Gee

Corona health advice from our Naturopath, Lloyd Gee

How best to protect yourself, build a strong immune system and what you can do at home to manage the symptoms of the Corona Virus.