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Why am I out of shape?

Why am I out of shape? Why do I never lose weight? Why do I never get rid of my chronic pain in my back, knees and hips? Why do I wait for someone else to fix me? Why do I spend endless time and money on medical professionals and therapists with only short term [...]

Banish your backpain forever

Banish your backpain forever If you are aged 40–55 years old and have had chronic back pain for longer than one year. This tells me that what you are presently doing, taking, thinking, being is not working. If we repeat the same behaviour, we get the same results. Life is harder than ever before and [...]

Five anatomy myths that Pilates and Yoga teachers make

So I speak from experience here as i’ve had over 30 years in the fitness and dance business; 25 of those years were as a pilates/yoga teacher, and just under 20 years of those were owning commercial studios. Here are five of the many anatomy myths that i’ve encountered over the years. I now offer [...]

By |2020-03-07T17:54:56+00:00March 6th, 2020|anatomy, back pain, pain|0 Comments

Is your food feeding your pain?

Britains chief medical officer Dr.Jenni Harris urges Britains to slim down as we approach second wave.  It is well known among the medical community that all disease starts with inflammation. A July 2020 research paper states that inflammatory disease is the biggest killer in the world; this includes cancer. Cancer is inflammation. "The prevalence of diseases associated with [...]

“90% of stimulation and nutrition to the brain is generated by spinal movement”

Nobel Prize recipient Dr. Roger Sperry says that the spine is the motor that drives the brain. According to his research “90% of the stimulation and nutrition to the brain is generated by the movement of the spine.” Only 10% of our brain’s energy goes into thinking, metabolism, immunity, and healing. Dr.Roger Sperry demonstrated that [...]

Why posture, discs and creep are connected

Creep is not about halloween, pumpkins and goblins. 'Creep' refers to the progressive deformation of bodily structures, which occur when the structures are under a constant load that they were not designed to handle. It's a neuromuscular response to static positions. If you have sat at a desk all day, had a long plane journey [...]

By |2018-11-03T14:20:39+00:00October 28th, 2018|anatomy, back pain, stress|0 Comments

Heart shaped bottom syndrome & a bloating belly

Is this you? Upon waking your belly may be flat but by the end of the day it's bloated and enormous? You may also be suffering form flatulence and smelly poops. It's a very British thing that we don't want to talk about our bottoms and also do not want to be touched there in [...]

By |2018-09-28T09:40:09+01:00September 22nd, 2018|anatomy, back pain, Gluts, life, stress, sugar, tired|0 Comments

Prolapsed & herniated discs

As the weeks go by I am overwhelmed by telephone enquiries with clients with prolapsed discs.  Back injuries are the most common of all orthopaedic injuries and they happen in gyms and workplaces alot. This is why we assess rather than guess. Throwing clients straight into any sort of class can be detrimental to their back [...]

By |2019-08-18T20:43:29+01:00March 2nd, 2018|back pain, stress|0 Comments

Sciatica & piriformis syndrome – A constant confusion & do they exist?

First of all, we all love to label conditions whether it's flu, IBS, rotator cuff, frozen shoulder etc Bear in mind that a lot of labelling are umbrella terms and we have to think of the body as a series of connections. From a fascia point of view, we don't like labels, what we think [...]

By |2018-05-16T13:11:04+01:00February 25th, 2018|anatomy, back pain|0 Comments

Sibo’s top ten christmas survival tips

What on earth is Sibo I thought? On a recent GIT  (Gastrointestinal tract) this word came up. It sounded like a U.F.O was invading my intestines. Sibo stands for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. Most of us have it but ignore the symptoms until they become a disease or illness. As you know I have a [...]

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