Rik is here to stay

As you may be aware, whilst Paul has been convalescing following his bike crash, Rik Friend has been coming over from Nelson to help out. We have enjoyed having him at MOSL and it appears he likes it too, as he is going to keep coming.  He will be working on Mondays and Thursdays, as we Continue reading »

Carine Dougherty – New Osteopath

Exciting times for MOSL because we are getting a new osteopath!  Wednesday 11th January 2017 sees the arrival of Carine Dougherty, who comes to us from Kenya, via France and the UK. Carine will be working Tuesdays to Fridays and is looking forward to meeting and treating patients from a few days old to the Continue reading »

Nick Leahy – New Osteopath

To meet the ever increasing demands on MOSL, we have recruited a new osteopath.  Nick will be joining us on Monday 8th August 2016, and will be working on Mondays and Tuesdays initially and also providing cover for the other practitioners when they are away on courses or having a break. He arrives with with Continue reading »

Change to Opening Hours

With effect from 1st August 2016, there will be a change to our opening hours – specifically to the day which we work late to accommodate early evening appointments.  Monday will now be our late day, with Tuesday reverting to a “normal” day.  This will enable us to take on a new osteopath in the Continue reading »

Kesh is coming back!

Kesh will be back working at MOSL for 3 weeks from 11th July .  He missed the lovely people of Marlborough so much that he decided to come and share some of the beautiful, clear wintry days with them.  He is only here for 3 weeks this time, but maybe we can talk him in to Continue reading »

National Osteopathy Awareness Week 2016

This week is National Osteopathy Awareness Week, so to kick the week off and keep the kids occupied for a few hours during the school holidays, why not get them to enter.  Either print off the image at the link below or pop into the clinic and pick one up. Drop the masterpiece(s) back into Continue reading »

Movember Progress for MOSL Mo

The Mos are progressing, slowly but surely.  Patients and the public at large have slightly differing opinions on our facial hair – ranging from odd looks and comments to admiration.  Steve’s seems be getting blonder/more ginger by the day, whilst Paul’s is becoming more “distinguished”. At the end of the second week, we have raised Continue reading »

More “Mos” as Movember returns to MOSL

It’s that time of year again.  This year Steve will be joining Paul in growing some awesome facial hair (mo only), promoting men’s health and hopefully raising some funds in process.  This year, we are also challenging ourselves to keep active and MOVE every day (do some form of exercise – some big; some small).  The Continue reading »

Back Pain at School

Recent research by BackCare, a charity based in the UK, (www.backcare.org.uk) has found that whilst back pain is the world’s leading cause of human disability, it is not just an adult issue. This year, Backcare surveyed 900 secondary school pupils aged between 11 and 16 revealed that two thirds of them had suffered back pain, Continue reading »

Lucile is off; Yohanna is back at MOSL

Friday saw Lucile’s last day at MOSL, after a very successful and enjoyable 6 week stay as a locum.  She heads off to Dunedin via Queenstown to spend the remainder of 2015 working in Otago.  We have enjoyed having her here, and Lucile tells us she has enjoyed it too – she managed to celebrate 14th July/Bastille Continue reading »