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Happy New Year, time to support your liver!


The words ‘Liver & Detox’ spring to mind as quickly and easily as ‘Posh & Becks’.  Most people are well aware of the liver’s important role in getting rid of toxins from the body; less familiar though are the 500 or so other essential jobs your liver does every single ... Read More »



A very happy New Year to you all!   Many people suffer from defective colour vision. The new MCA regulations are very significant in developing and maintaining a career at sea.   COLOUR VISION ENG MEDICAL CHANGES   On 22 November 2016, at the Approved Doctors Seminar in London, the ... Read More »

Club De Mar Medical


These are exciting times for Club de Mar Medical!   Firstly, we recently underwent the second MCA audit of 2016: the first highly successful audit, in May 2016 was medical, and concerned the standards and procedures associated with our ENG assessments. The second triumphant audit happened in late October and ... Read More »

Chi Nei Tsang


Just as a quick add on to the article i wrote on the Chinese Abdominal Detoxification Massage or Chi Nei Tsang in the November issue of The Islander – I thought you might like a few contact details as I am sure all of you cannot wait to give it ... Read More »

Digestive health


If you struggle with digestive issues you’re not alone. Next to the common cold, digestive problems are the most common reason people seek medical advice.  I have helped a lot of people with gastro-intestinal (GI) problems over the years.   Improving your digestion is a must it is reflected in skin, mental ... Read More »

The Iliopsoas Muscles


The Iliopsoas muscle group comprises of 3 muscles, Iliacus, Psoas Major and Psoas Minor. As you can see from the diagram they have very different attachments at their origins however both Psoas and Iliacus pass from the posterior of the pelvis and lower back region towards the front of the ... Read More »