I’m often asked what I think is the best way to stretch. Stretching is a way to feel embodied, alive, awake and it forms a pleasant part of our morning routine. It’s a lovely feeling to get up in the morning, look outside at a blue […]
In January we set loads of goals. They all seemed fresh and exciting. And we were full of promises to ourselves about how this year we would keep them. By May the hard work to succeed in them is less appealing, the excuses we make in our heads have […]
What is intermittent fasting?
Intermittent fasting is an alternative form of caloric restriction in which individuals periodically abstain from eating for varying periods of time, typically longer than an overnight fast. Forms of intermittent fasting you may have heard of include the 5:2 diet
In this article, James Raiher, back pain rehabilitation expert, explains why lifting objects correctly isn’t as complicated as it is often made out to be.
Your back is not as fragile as you think!
First of all, let’s get straight into the controversy. Your back is […]
The media is full of ‘Set your New Year Resolution’ articles at this time of year. Here at The Practice at 322 we will go against the grain and suggest you don’t. New Year resolutions are not sticky (they rarely make it past January 31st
One of the main reasons people come for therapy is when someone or something significant has been lost and we feel all kinds of being at sea. It can be hard to recognise ourselves or the world around us when there are big holes and tears in […]
It is estimated that around 3 million people in the UK have osteoporosis. October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day. Screening and early diagnosis are critical to prevention of osteoporosis, and osteopaths can help.
Osteoporosis is a condition in which the usually strong structure which makes up […]
Five of the techniques I noticed being used by the England team replicate well over to many other sports and learning about them could help us all to have better performances, whatever field, court or track we compete on.
1. Seeing competitions as […]
Osteoarthritis – the most common cause of arthritis – causes joint stiffness, pain and loss of mobility, but it affects different people in different ways. Wear and tear or inflammatory processes lead to thinning of the cartilage in the joints, resulting in pain and inflammation. Typically this […]
With more and more people struggling to fall asleep and stay asleep, perpetual tiredness and its fair friend ‘tired but wired’ are very common complaints. While sleep medications may offer short term relief, they don’t solve the problem, as very often falling asleep, staying asleep and enjoying replenishing […]