I Feel Your Pain

I Feel Your Pain

One of the most common conditions I see in clinic is lower back pain and as a fellow sufferer myself I feel your pain – literally! With the majority of low back pain deemed “non specific” – as in, there is no obvious cause or damage, what therefore is going on? Pain...
Healthy Workplace = Happy Workplace

Healthy Workplace = Happy Workplace

It turns out that a lack of exercise in our lives is a silent killer. The World Health Organisation lists physical inactivity as the fourth biggest risk factor for death in adults across the world. The latest research shows when it comes to heart disease, leading a...
Hip Hop

Hip Hop

The hip is known as a ball-and-socket joint with the top of the thigh bone shaped like a ball. This sits inside a hollow socket in your pelvis. This joint is designed for stability and weight bearing,  These ball and socket types of joints also give the most movement...
How to Keep the Lid on a Headache

How to Keep the Lid on a Headache

Migraines are the number three cause of disability worldwide behind depression and back pain. They affect one in four women worldwide (one in seven altogether). Before puberty it’s mostly boys that suffer and after puberty girls and women are affected more, peaking...
Low Back Pain, Menopause and Sleep

Low Back Pain, Menopause and Sleep

With life expectancy increasing, women are now spending a third of their life in menopause.   Moving from peri to post menopause there is a reduction in oestrogen levels and research has linked these lower levels of oestrogen to increased lumbar disc degeneration and...