Breathing Correctly Reduces Anxiety

Do you breathe correctly? This is crucial to reduce anxiety. Many people don’t and this can make us feel very tired – it takes much more energy to breathe badly. If you find you hold your breath, or your breathing is irregular, this will have an adverse...

Are You Sitting Comfortably?

Our bodies are not designed to sit for long periods in a chair, however today often our work dictates this is necessary. Why not make some small changes to your posture to make this as pain free as possible? You could sit in comfort at your desk. Firstly, what is...
Pain and your Fascia

Pain and your Fascia

Deep fascia. Fascia of muscles. This is the dense fibrous connective tissue that interpenetrates and surrounds the muscles, bones, nerves and blood vessels of the body. Transverse fascia. Visceral fascia. – Wikipedia A few years ago (2014) some research was done...

Can’t Sleep?

Many people I have spoken to over the last few months have problems with waking up in the middle of the night, unable to sleep again for quite sometime. With our increasingly stressful and fast moving lives, it is not surprising that we seem to have high levels of...
Stretching Your Fascia

Stretching Your Fascia

Stretching feels good, animals do it all the time. But sometimes it hurts to stretch, sometimes its hard to move out of a particular posture, which can make us think twice about stretching in the first place. So what actually happens when we stretch? What is the...
Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

I have had several clients in the last couple of weeks who have booked in with severe low back pain, unable to move without a great deal of distress. In the run up to Christmas, with all the work to be done in time for the holiday, many people are under a great deal...