Back Pain

People tend to think the worst when experiencing back pain. Worries about slipped discs, arthritis, displaced vertebrae etc are common. Very often though, back pain is nothing more than myofascial trigger points. Pain in your low back can come from surprising places....

Posture Affecting Mood

As mentioned in my last post, a posture which is hunched over and curled up produces an increase cortisol, ie stress. It follows that if you are feeling cold during the winter months when we naturally hunch our bodies over to try and keep warm, the feelings of stress...

Posture and mood

An interesting experiment was done recently where the testosterone and cortisol levels were measured in people who were in different poses. The testosterone in your body gives a feeling of ‘confidence’, whereas cortisol gives the feelings of...