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Chris

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Case Study: Getting Back On The Horse

There is a wonderful quote from Ida Rolf, which I learned from Perry Nickelston of Stop Chasing Pain. The quote simply says, "Where you think it is, it ain't.".. Read more

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Case Study: Rower With Shoulder Pain

When working with people in pain, I love to think like a detective... Read more

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New Year! New You - Picking The Low Hanging Fruit

I hope you are enjoying a fantastic start to the New Year. January is always an exciting time in the Health & Fitness world with so many people looking to turn over a new leaf and make positive changes to their health... Read more

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Finding The Root

One of the most powerful things about working with Neuromuscular Therapy is the ability to find Priority, or the ability to put Dysfunctions in order of importance... Read more

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Case Study: Bilateral Shoulder Pain In The Golf Swing

A client came in this week with sore shoulders when playing golf. Through our assessment we found that the left shoulder was weak and painful in abduction past 90' and the right shoulder was weak and painful in adduction and Internal Rotation... Read more

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Assessing The Nervous System: PDTR Case Study

When assessing a movement dysfunction, many people will dive into the site of pain to try and bring relief. If an area hurts they will massage it, stretch it or strengthen it to try and bring relief. This is great for short term relief, but to bring lasting change we need to understand how the problem came to be there in the first place... Read more

Take A Nice Deep Breath

One thing that we deal with a lot in clinic is breathing. Breathing is the primary task of the Intrinsic Core which is made up of the Pelvic Floor, the Transverse Abdominus, the Multifidus and the Posterior Fibres of the Internal Oblique... Read more

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I Am A Failure

When you picture a Personal Trainer working with someone who is in the early stages of creating a significant lifestyle change, you would typically imagine a lot of tellings off and lectures. .. Read more

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How Did Your New Year's Resolution Go?

It might seem a bit odd to be discussing New Year's Resolutions in May. But the way in which your resolution panned out is very important to us, especially as the weather starts to warm up or we start to think in the direction of events later in the Summer such as holidays, weddings; or even just getting into shape for Summer... Read more

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"I'm going to be rubbish at this..."

If I had £1 for every time I had heard that statement from a new Personal Training client, I would be a rich man. I heard it again this morning... Read more