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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
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
Plantar Fasciitis can be extremely frustrating and can hang around for a long time if you are not careful. The key to success is to identify the driver behind the problem. Is the area painful because of overuse and needs massage or treatment? Or does the area actually need strengthening?.. Read more
Last weekend I assisted at the Wild West Fitness event in Cheltenham. In high intensity events where you have to complete multiple efforts across the day, one of the most undervalued strategies to consider is how you will cool down and recover from each session... Read more
IMG 246 A Client presented with chronic lower back pain. She had seen many different therapists over many years who had attempted to Mobilise her Sacrum and had adjusted her very unhappy Lumbar Spine. This had often brought temporary relief but had not helped in the long term... Read more
When we work with pain it is really important to have the tools to zoom in and understand the minutiae of what is going on. Understanding trauma and adaptation down to a fine level in the ligaments, tendons and muscles is key and we are lucky to have great improvement in our diagnostic techniques. Using Muscle Testing we can find out the individual part of the individual muscle, ligament or part of the fascia that is causing the issue... Read more