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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...

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...

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...

Are you suffering from muscle and joint pain in your legs, or sore feet? You may have started to realise the importance of efficient and biomechanically optimal walking and correct footwear. Wearing shoes, and walking on hard concrete surfaces, cause many people pain at some...

Headaches are one of the most common and treatable health problems worldwide. When headaches become frequent and chronic, they can greatly interrupt life’s enjoyment. Headaches are experienced when the pain receptors in your head and neck have been triggered. There are many factors which can trigger...

At least 1 in 6 people are affected by chronic headaches, and not the self inflicted sort! A common type of headache is the tension headache, which is caused by tightening of the muscles in the neck or jaw, or from a physical response to stress. Other causes include...