Author: Anna-Jane Peterson

Fascia What is Fascia? Fascia is the connective tissue that wraps up every cell in the body. It makes up cell membranes, connects muscle fibres, ligaments, tendons, joint capsules etc. It connects us from head to toe in a series of slings. See images. It is made up...

Craniosacral Therapy (CST) is a non-invasive and gentle touch treatment. It can relieve deep body tension, easing dysfunction and pain. CST focuses on regulating the flow of cerebrospinal fluid within the craniosacral system. This is the soft tissues and fluid that protect the brain and...

There has been a jump in neck and shoulder pain, with so many people working from home, including children and teenagers. The most important thing when sitting or standing for hours, is looking after your spine.What are the key elements to good posture?The position of...

Dry Needling is a technique used by physiotherapists primarily to relieve pain and muscle spasm. It is similar to acupuncture in that a needle is inserted into the skin to alleviate pain. However the primary difference between acupuncture and dry needling is that acupuncture treats...

These virtual online appointments are surprisingly simple. All you need is a mobile phone. We both dial in via a link I send you with your appointment reminder and we have a conversation. This is the usual conversation we have at the start of each...

Patients must be well to attend an appointment - those who are unwell will have their appointments rescheduled. If you have been travelling please contact us before your appointment. No waiting room - patients will be asked to wait outside in the fresh air rather than congregate in a waiting...

Mind-body Connection: Emotional to Physical Pain It is becoming more and more apparent just how important our thinking is in creating a healthy body, and how much it adds to muscular tension and how we perceive aches and pains. How does this happen, how can thinking manifest...

Do you suffer from painful or stiff feet? You may be interested in foot strengthening exercises. The foot has stabilising (core) muscles just like the pelvis and lower back. These muscles get de-trained wearing shoes all day. It is necessary to wear shoes on concrete pavements...

Whole Body Movement - mobilises the Fascial net There is a lot of talk about muscles causing pain and stiffness, but often it is the fascia around muscles causing the pain and stiffness. The body is connected by fascia from head to toe. Fascia wraps up...

Heel pain can have a number of causes. Not all are plantar fasciitis (inflammation) or fasciosis (tissue changed) A variety of structures may give rise to pain or occur simultaneously; Plantar fascia -tear, partial tear, thickening or tissue changes – inner heel. Usually there is marked...