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...

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...
Pain and Posture

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,...

Repetitive Strain Injuries to Muscles

I have had many new clients recently with symptoms of pain or numbness in their arms and fingers which is affecting their ability to work, commonly diagnosed as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, or Repetitive Strain Injury. This is usually due to overly tight pectoral  muscles,...

Numb fingers – Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

This week I had a client who was at her wits end with with numb and tingling fingers. We established that she had to use a computer for work for many hours a day and also enjoyed playing tennis in her spare time. Although she was feeling the discomfort in her fingers,...