Your Important big toe

Your Important big toe

Have you ever considered the important role which your big toe has in how you walk? This toe needs to be able to move freely so that you can walk or run without pain.   How we move : the role of the toes When we walk or run, strike a heel on the ground, our toes...
Forward Head Posture : Causes & consequences

Forward Head Posture : Causes & consequences

  With the increasing use of smart phones and computer screens, forward head posture is fast becoming a common problem for many people who I see coming to my practice. It has a wide range of effects with far reaching consequences. Forward head posture : Causes As...
Your Vital Psoas Muscles

Your Vital Psoas Muscles

Your psoas muscles are the most vital in your body. Whatever you do, you use your psoas muscles. They connect your torso to your legs, and affect your posture.  So whether you are walking, dancing, climbing, biking, or simply sitting down, your psoas is involved. The...
Increase Your Stride

Increase Your Stride

Our ankles are bound with sheets of a fibrous band of fascia, called retinaculum. You can imagine that when you sprain your ankle and wrap a crepe bandage around for support, this has a similar look. In our ankles this retinaculum covers various tendons which all help...
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...