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Scary as it may seem it really is just around the corner… what are we talking about? The Christmas S...
Older people often say they have trouble sleeping, and approximately 50% reporting sleep disturbance...
The number of vegans in the UK has risen dramatically, quadrupling* in the last 5 years and many oth...
A study by Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry recently found that exercising outdoors can p...
A healthy meal suggestion from our family nutritionalist, Sophie Crosswaite.I discovered this recipe...
The concept of eating seasonally is actually really simple. It involves eating foods that are grown ...
We often hear it said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and trying to put a healt...

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Welcome to The Maris Practice Blog. Here you will find musings, reflections and information about best practice in alternative therapies. We hope you find it useful and interesting.

Homeopathy – proof is in the scientific research

Homeopathy – proof is in the scientific research
Do you have your doubts about the efficacy of homeopathic treatment? Or are you looking for evidence to persuade family members to seek advice with their medical issues? Well in 2005 a German / Swiss study was completed into the...
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Training for the London Marathon? A few ideas

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Firstly congratulations on making the commitment. Most training regimes will cover running frequency and distances in some detail. The importance of diet, rest, and general well-being will be highlighted but often specialist guidance is lacking. There are several disciplines from...
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Benefits associated with aromatherapy massage during pregnancy

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A massage normally is a wonderfully relaxing experience. For pregnant women, it can significantly improve their day-to-day wellbeing. Carrying a baby alters your centre of gravity and the pregnancy hormones relax your ligaments allowing your pelvis joints to move in...
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Holistic help for the festive season with Homeopathy

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Over indulging in food and drink during the festive season is part of the fun – but it can take its toll on our bodies and leave us feeling bloated and unwell. Alongside the mince pies and mulled wine, one...
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We won Highly Commended in the Best Professional Practice Category at Richmond Business Awards

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As recognition of our dedication to providing knowledgable and quality treatments to our patients, we were excited to win Highly Commended in the Best Professional Practice Category at Richmond Business Awards 2014  where the awards were presented by Lynn Faulds...
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What is Cranial Paediatric Osteopathy and how can it help your child?

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Osteopathy is a complementary treatment, a drug and surgery free approach which looks at the whole body to identify issues. Cranial Osteopathy involves specific osteopathic techniques which work to bring about health by releasing tension and returning balance and vitality...
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Introducing Skylarks – a local children’s charity

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Working in the Richmond Borough, Skylarks provide support for parents and fun for children with special needs. For example, families with autistic kids (wherever they are on the spectrum), hearing and sight impairments, Down’s syndrome and other developmental problems. They...
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How can Osteopathy help during pregnancy?

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Well, lets start with what is Osteopathy? Osteopathy is a complementary treatment, a drug and surgery free approach which looks at the whole body to identify issues. The treatment involves the Consultant observing your movement, examining your muscles, ligaments and...
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Baby drop-in clinics now running at The Maris Practice

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The Maris Practice has started a drop-in clinic on Monday’s for mothers and babies. The clinic will work on a first come - first served basis. We have breast feeding counsellors, osteopaths, and other specialists available for chats and consultations....
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