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...
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...

Pain Prevention

A good deep tissue massage can address a variety of muscular pain conditions, however, unless the source of the pain problem is identified, the pain will very likely return. Western medicine is often criticised for it’s approach of simply giving out pills to...

Pain and Posture

The spine naturally is made up of  a series of curves, which are essential to us as  shock absorbers. They transform the spine from a straight, inflexible rod to a spring, which is able to bend and flex in response to the stress caused by the impact of walking,...

Do you get hip pain?

I have had several clients recently showing similar patterns of tight muscles and resulting hip pain, which seems to come from a common problem. Take a look at this diagram of our ankle joints…. Do you see how many muscles span across the front of the ankle? Now...