Sometimes when we are faced by obstacles we can feel dwarfed and overwhelmed. In the experience of myself and many others, the final exams that test practical skills and patient … Continue reading Thinking backwards to leap forwards – Filling up the tank of self belief.
As I sit here writing this, I am sore all over. Last night I joined my younger brother, a keen Judoka, at one of his routine training sessions. I … Continue reading Overcoming Injury
Yesterday evening (Wednesday) I loaded up BBC iPlayer to watch the first episode of the new ‘Doctor in the House’ series. In this programme, Dr Rangan Chatterjee, a GP in … Continue reading The Power of a Doctor on Social Media
You are home to trillions of bacteria. Before you say ‘Yuck’ and douse yourself in Dettol – Wait! The BMJ recently released a ‘State of the Art Review’ focusing on … Continue reading Mind your Microbiome (and maximise it).
This post is trying to convince YOU to get involved with a project that I came up with while studying procrastinating at my desk. – It is based upon the … Continue reading #MedicineForStudents
In late 2016, I had the pleasure of introducing an audience of doctors, medical students, physiotherapists and podiatrists to the The Barefoot Medicine Clinic. Two fantastic speakers were in session: … Continue reading The Barefoot Medicine Clinic
This groundbreaking talk was thrust upon me by my Facebook Newsfeed with high recommendations. I now recommend it with equal enthusiasm to you. The speaker, Professor Salim Yusuf, is the current … Continue reading Change of heart regarding diet and disease.
I am currently taking a course named ‘Extreme Physiology’ and so far, it is certainly everything it has claimed to be! One of our early practicals studied a phenomenon termed … Continue reading Splenic Adaptation Therapy (SPLAT)
New year, new start, NEW TERM! I say this with a genuine excitement normally only seen by children before Christmas, or children in a toyshop, or children who have … Continue reading Update: Extreme Physiology
Concussion is big news in the Sports Medicine world, and for good reason. This brain injury is commonly sustained during sport and is characterised by diffuse axonal damage. In the … Continue reading Magnesium supplementation to counter Traumatic Brain Injury?
Crossfit. It is both the darling and the devil of the fitness industry. It offers a simple exercise methodology of ‘constantly varied functional movements at high intensity’, yet its success … Continue reading What healthcare could learn from the CrossFit boom.
Christopher Kelly of Nourish Balance Thrive was kind enough to invite me onto his fantastic podcast! I follow his podcast keenly to keep to date with all the latest information … Continue reading Podcast: Nourish Balance Thrive