The Life Centre interviews Daniel Baines

Daniel Baines Osteopathy Dan has a Masters degree in Osteopathy and is an Anatomy in motion and Neurokinetic therapy practitioner and Yoga anatomy teacher. In his spare time he can be found exploring everything dance and movement based. He runs his ‘Daniel Baines Osteopathy’ clinics from Hastings, Eastbourne and the One Aldwych hotel health club … Read more

Episiotomy scars, adductors and gait

What do episiotomy scars and groin strains both share in common (…and no this is not a christmas cracker joke!) The answer is the superficial perineal layer of the pelvic floor and in particular a narrow band of muscle called the superficial transverse perineal muscle. The Anatomy Hopefully you can make out from the doodle above … Read more

3 ways to give frozen shoulder the cold shoulder

Frozen shoulder (or as it is clinically called adhesive capsulitis) is a debilitating condition that severely limits movement around the shoulder joint. As the capsule around the joint thickens muscles can become weak and strained and we end up in a vicious cycle of moving less and less, which in turn makes the shoulder more … Read more

bunions and the big toe

Osteopathy, Bunions and the stiff big toe

The big toe, or Hallux to its friends, is one of my favourite parts of the body. This rather strange looking piece of anatomy, which is bolted onto our extremities and often forgotten about, is in fact a crucial power house when it comes to movement. With every step we take this joint (the metatarsal … Read more

ankle sprain to thoracic outlet syndrome

Ankle sprain to thoracic outlet syndrome

Nearly everyone has turned an ankle at some point in their lives, be it tottering on high  heels, missing the curb after a beer or two or catching a pot hole while out jogging. We hobble around for a few weeks, curse a bit then the memory slips into obscurity – or does it? Surely … Read more


Pronation-public enemy number 1?

Anti pronation, zero drop, bare foot….the choice of foot wear available is unlimited, and the flavour of the month changes like a David Beckham haircut. We are told that over pronation is bad and should be avoided by barricading the foot behind layers of foam cushioning, and that if left unsupported, will cause knee pain, … Read more


Scars-the tip of the iceberg

Me: “Have you got any scars or have you had any operations or surgery”Patient: “No, the surgeon’s knife has never touched my unblemished skin”Me: “Positive?”Patient: “110%”If I had a £10 wager on every patient who swore blind that they had no scars I would be retired to my villa overlooking the Caribbean sea by now. … Read more

Pricing Hastings

ServiceTime Approx.Price
Initial Consultation, Treatment & Bespoke Movement Plan (recommended)2 Hours£90
1 Hour Initial Consultation 1 Hour£50
Follow-up Appointment1 Hour£50
2 Hour Follow-up Treatment2 Hours£90
Hypnotherapy 1 Hour£50
Personal Training1 Hour£50

Pricing London

ServiceTime Approx.Price
Initial Consultation, Treatment & Bespoke Movement Plan (recommended)2 Hours£135
1 Hour Initial Consultation 1 Hour£90
Follow-up Appointment1 Hour£90
2 Hour Follow-up Treatment2 Hours£135
Hypnotherapy 1 Hour£90
Personal Training (gym members only)1 Hour£70