We are constantly reading and keeping up to date with current ideas, trends and research work in the health area. All of this information goes in to improving the quality of our treatments. We may not agree with everything we read but it all contributes to our understanding. Here’s some of what we have been reading.
Wrist stretches can help if you work at a computer, love your craft, grip onto weights or generally use your hands for repetitive movements. Wrist stretches - flexor muscles at the top of your arm [...]
Stretching your calves (Gastrocs and Soleus) helps with ankle (achilles) tightness, calf tightness and pain under your feet. Stretching is simple but needs to be done correctly. Gastrocs muscle-straight leg stretch Make sure your feet [...]
What is good computer posture for children and teenagers? As adults, we often don't realise that poor posture at any age isn't good. Increasingly, we are noticing the negative effects of poor seated posture in [...]
Self help strategies for heel pain are quite straight forward and effective. Another name for heel pain is Plantar fasciitis. It is a very common cause of heel pain. It's caused by inflammation and strain [...]
Here is an easy movement for reducing back and neck strain while sitting at your desk. No the cat isn't demonstrating it! The move is called Brugger's Relief position. Its quite straightforward really: perch on [...]