Spine & Core Connection Tag

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...

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...

Most people know that having a good posture is important, but how many of us are aware of how we stand and sit on a day-to-day basis? The diagram below illustrates four of the more common postures; there are of course variations to these. From left to right (image...

Is Sitting the new Smoking? "Sitting, it’s becoming fashionable to note, is the “new smoking”. Sedentary behaviour dominates modern life, just as smoking did some decades ago." (The Conversation Media Group) A growing body of physiotherapy research suggests too much sitting increases the risk of heart disease...

Do you get back pain? You are not alone… Recent estimates of the global prevalence of low back pain in adults showed on average 23% get pain once a month.  It has been reported chronic back pain ranges from 10 to 20% of the population and...

Many of us know we have postural problems but how do we fix them? ….It is not simply a matter of standing or sitting up straight, although that is a good start! There are 4 basic types of posture;   Ideal alignment (described below) Kyphosis/ lordosis -...