20 episodes

Bringing you closer to experts in precision women's health and integrative oncology, as well as sharing stories from the award-winning Synthesis Clinic and beyond of real-life resilience, connection, and transformation. The Synthesis Clinic podcast is co-hosted by Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel, an Oxbridge-trained medical doctor and scientist with over a decade’s experience in integrative health, and Octavia Hamilton, a musculoskeletal physiotherapist with a keen interest in women’s health and cancer rehabilitation.

The Synthesis Clinic Podcast Synthesis Clinic

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

Bringing you closer to experts in precision women's health and integrative oncology, as well as sharing stories from the award-winning Synthesis Clinic and beyond of real-life resilience, connection, and transformation. The Synthesis Clinic podcast is co-hosted by Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel, an Oxbridge-trained medical doctor and scientist with over a decade’s experience in integrative health, and Octavia Hamilton, a musculoskeletal physiotherapist with a keen interest in women’s health and cancer rehabilitation.

    A Year in Review with Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel and Octavia Hamilton

    A Year in Review with Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel and Octavia Hamilton

    In this episode Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel and Octavia Hamilton reflect on 2022 as they share their personal and professional challenges of the last year, as well as their achievements, successes and favourite podcast episodes. About Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel:Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel is an award-winning Oxbridge-trained medical doctor and scientist with over a decade’s experience in integrative health and in-depth additional training in nutrition, health coaching, functional, integrative and herbal medic...

    • 40 min
    Integrating psychology and nutrition with Dr Emma Weymouth

    Integrating psychology and nutrition with Dr Emma Weymouth

    In this episode, Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel speaks to Dr Emma Weymouth who offers a wonderful combination of clinical psychology and nutritional therapy. We discuss the importance of considering the whole person picture in supporting mental wellbeing and how nutrition and lifestyle can offer synergistic benefits when combined with psychological approaches. About Emma:Dr Emma Weymouth is an accredited Clinical Psychologist specialising in ClinicalHealth and Neuropsychology with over ten years...

    • 35 min
    Cannabinoids - A personalised integrative approach with Dr Dani Gordon

    Cannabinoids - A personalised integrative approach with Dr Dani Gordon

    In this episode Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel speaks with Dr Dani Gordon about cannabinoids and their uses in a broad spectrum of conditions - from mental wellbeing and sleep support to pain management and women's health. We discuss some of the myths and misconceptions around cannabis use as a plant medicine, as well as responsible and personalised use of this tool within the overall integrative medicine toolkit. We hope you find this discussion interesting and valuable in supportin...

    • 40 min
    Scar work for breast cancer with Emma Holly

    Scar work for breast cancer with Emma Holly

    In this episode Octavia Hamilton speaks with Emma Holly, a leading scar massage therapist, educator and researcher who takes us through the full holistic approach to scar care that is becoming common practice and encouraged as part of your recovery process. About Octavia Hamilton:Octavia Hamilton is a musculoskeletal physiotherapist with a keen interest in women’s health and cancer rehabilitation. Utilising a blend of ScarWork, acupuncture, Pilates and breathwork, as well as drawing on a deca...

    • 37 min
    Breast cancer surgery choices with Dr Tasha Gandamihardja

    Breast cancer surgery choices with Dr Tasha Gandamihardja

    In this episode, Octavia Hamilton talks to Dr Tasha Gandamihardja, a consultant oncoplastic breast surgeon. They discuss different options of surgery and reconstruction (if desired) during and after breast cancer treatment and how other breast cancer therapies can impact surgery choices. About Dr TashaDr Tasha Gandamihardja is a Breast Cancer and Reconstructive Surgeon based at the Holly Private Hospital located in Buckhurst Hill, Essex. She is highly-qualified with over a decade ...

    • 28 min
    Yoga and breathwork for cancer support with Vicky Fox & Sophie Trew

    Yoga and breathwork for cancer support with Vicky Fox & Sophie Trew

    In this episode we introduce you to the benefits of yoga and breathwork in cancer support. We start the episode with Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel talking to Vicky Fox, an experienced senior yoga teacher and teacher trainer. Vicky teaches yoga for cancer in person and online, and has recently published a book 'Yoga for Cancer: the A to Z of C'. Next Octavia Hamilton speaks to Sophie Trew, a member of our clinic referral network. Sophie is a cancer thriver, breathwork and mind ...

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

sheilawills ,

For anyone struggling with their health, please listen to these podcasts!

The synthesis clinic podcasts are so informative and really show how precision and integrative medicine works in a real life. Having been a long term patient of the synthesis clinic, I can attest to the incredible skill, compassion and support that Dr Nina and her team provide - for the first time in my life they have helped me gain control of my health through providing guidance, hope and empowerment. Keep up this great resource for complete and considered healthcare.

NatCuz75 ,

A must hear podcast if you care about women’s health & wellbeing

A fascinating, informative, educational & inspiring podcast about Synthesis Clinic & Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel
Cannot wait for the next ones!

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