After the glorious bank holiday I have already had a few calls from people who have "pulled something" or are feeling stiff and achey after doing gardening over the weekend! Because gardening isn't formal exercise or a sport people don't think about being careful before they go outside and start digging! You wouldn't dream of … Continue reading 10 tips to injury proof your gardening
I am delighted to introduce the bestselling author Jo Howarth. Jo is writing about stress and how it affects our well being and what we can do to help ourselves. How does Stress affect us physically, emotionally and behaviourally? Stress gets a bad press. None of us like it very much, do we? We’d quite … Continue reading How stress affects the body
I'm delighted to have a guest blog today from Hayley Hilton who is a canine massage therapist based in Warrington/Manchester. Dogs can benefit from massage as well as people! Hayley explains why therapists don't only treat the area that is painful - this applies to dogs and humans equally! I've got pain in my back, … Continue reading Massage is for dogs too!
what is sciatica? The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body running from the lower back all the way down the legs. Sciatica occurs when the this nerve is irritated or inflamed. The symptoms are pain, tingling, and/or numbness felt along part or all of the nerve path. It most often starts in … Continue reading Could Piriformis syndrome be the cause of your Sciatica?
Magnesium is a mineral essential for our body to function properly. It's essential for over 300 different functions. Some of the things it contributes to are: muscle function - controling neuromuscular function (how the nervous system "talks" to muscles)muscle contractionstrong healthy bones and preventing osteoporosis in later lifehelps symptoms of PMSa healthy heart Unfortunately many … Continue reading Magnesium and your muscles