An ankle sprain occurs when the ankle ligaments or the joint capsule are stretched beyond their normal limits and they tear. Sprains range from very mild to severe, depending on the extent to which this stretching occurs, which varies a great deal. The ankle is a paradoxical joint, […]
Many people experience a change in mood as the seasons turn, especially as the days start to shorten and the cold weather draws in. For many people, the winter blues are a familiar feeling but do pass or at least fluctuate. For some people, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Sport is really important for children. The physical benefits are obvious but research has also found school children who exercise improve their sociable behaviour, their classroom conduct, control their emotions better and perform better on school tests. It also increases their self-esteem and confidence, improves their sleep, reduces […]