With many years of experience, Bolton Osteopathic Clinic are experts in maximising health. Call now for an appointment: 01204361463

Bolton Osteopathic Clinic

Bolton Osteopath Alex Green practicing osteopathy in Bolton for more than sixteen years

Phone 01204 361 463 now for your appointment.

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To find health should be the object of the physician. Anyone can find disease. A.T. Still

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Whatever your problem, you will have Bolton Osteopaths Alex, or Henna’s undivided attention for your appointment. Alex, or Henna will listen to your problem, explore your symptoms and do their best to give you the most appropriate and effective treatment, tailored specifically to the most important person in the room: you.

Osteopathic treatment is available for you in Manchester (Old Trafford), Cheshire (Sale Moor) and Bolton (town centre) from fully CRB checked, registered Bolton Osteopaths Alex Green, and Henna Javed. No problem too big, no problem too small.

Alex, and Henna love making people feel physically fantastic and care for sportsmen and women of all abilities. Regular patients include professional footballers from the local FA Premier League & Championship clubs, England team and other international teams including Norway, Nigeria & Australia.
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The clinic also rehabilitates professional golfers, cricketers and other elite athletes and artists. Cast members of popular international touring dance shows like ‘Lord of the Dance’ receive expert care at the clinic, so you know you are in the best possible hands.

Bolton Osteopath Alex Green has been practicing Osteopathy for over eighteen years and is an expert in dealing with all types of injuries. Alex, and Henna are experienced in treating people who suffer from joint problems, muscle injuries, nerve pain, spinal pain including neck pain, upper back pain and lower back pain.
Alex is a certified practitioner in the treatment of “frozen shoulder”, and Henna is an excellent, enthusiastic all-round practitioner. Both of them can can also assist you in relieving headaches, sciatica, work and sports related injuries and repetitive strain injuries with excellent results

Alex has many years experience in working with babies and children. Please make an appointment to discuss how you may benefit.

Now Offering Running Technique Training in Manchester as the only Certified Running Technique Specialist in the North West. See FixMyRun for more details.

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GOsC Registration Numbers:  

Alex 4466/F

Henna 9285/F  

BUPA provider number: 30031510 Alex withdrew from BUPA provider status in response to BUPA’s shameful treatment of its providers.

AXA PPP provider number: AG02796

AVIVA (Norwich Union) provider number: 600033491

Approved supplier to the FA Premier League Medical Care Scheme

PRUHEALTH Partner Number: PRU3609840

WPA Provider Number: 920087609

Associate member of the Royal Society of Medicine: 00691279


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We need to talk about breakfast!

Posted by on 11:01 in Health, Information, Nutrition, Science | 0 comments

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Healthy?

Cereals have been touted as a good breakfast choice for a long time. But is that really true?

By chance the other day, I read the ingredients on a box of ‘plain’ cereal and I was horrified to discover the first nine ingredients were basically sugar in one form or another.

The box of Multigrain Hoops was the offending breakfast item and next on the shelf were the Wholegrain Malties.
Just for the record remember, these cereals we have in our house are the “No added Sugar”, plain versions.

Ingredient Breakdown

Lets go through the ingredients of the Multigrain Hoops (the Malties aren’t much better).

1-5. Wholewheat Flour, Oat Flour, Barley Flour, Maize Semolina, Rice Flour.

These are ‘complex carbohydrates’ but they are only ‘complex’ because they are long-chain molecules. They do take a little longer to break down and turn into energy than plain old glucose – our No1 sugar enemy (just ahead of public enemy No2 fructose). But they don’t require much processing from the body. It’s a simple snip, snip of the chain to break it into glucose. This quick, low-input of energy process releases the sugars into the blood fairly fast leading to an insulin spike Then you get the familiar carb slump (normally about ‘cake o-clock’ in the afternoon).

6. Sugar – needs no explanation (but watch this when it is next on iPlayer or pick up some bits from youtube)!

7. Wheat starch – see 1-5.

8. Caramelised Sugar Syrup – see 6.

9. Caramel – ditto

Process

These flours are mixed into a paste (with some vitamins & minerals – often the ones that were stripped out in the flour milling process) and fired at a hot-plate. The actual nutritional content of the cereal is negligible. Call it a filler, realistically cereals are cattle-feed.

Don’t eat it people. It’s exactly the reason why you already feel hungry by the time you get to work.

Instead, have a listen to this podcast from the Jordan Harbinger show. (link up with Jordan on twitter or instagram.

Stuff your real breakfast with protein or low GI carbohydrates (oats, quinoa flakes etc.) if you eat one at all. (now there’s another whole debate for another day)! Here’s a very informative article from the livestrong foundation on Glycaemic Index (GI).

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