Things like BMI (body mass index), blood pressure and waist hip ratio are often used to gauge a peson's health status and undoubtedly can be useful. But we rarely assess strength and mobility. Strength and mobility are super important at all ages. Especially in the elderly as good strength and mobility reduce the risk of … Continue reading Why you need to start doing squats
It's the beginning of July and I was really hoping last week the government would announce I could reopen on the 4th July. It wasn't to be! I am disappointed but I really hope it will be soon. I have been asked about how masage is going to be when I do reopen. Will there … Continue reading How will massage look post Covid 19?
Self isolation and a bit of sun has sent a lot of people (me included) into their gardens to get those jobs done. Gardening can be heavy physical work and while it's great to help you keep fit if you aren't careful you can get an injury. Because gardening isn't formal exercise or a sport … Continue reading 10 tips to injury proof your gardening
"Clicking" joints are really common - we have all heard a clicking or popping sound as we have got up from a chair or bent our knee . Are clicking joints serious? If your joints make a clicking noise but there is no pain, stiffness, swelling or signs of inflammation then it is nothing to … Continue reading Why do my joints click?
January can be a depressing month! This blog post is about how you can use aromatherapy to reduce winter blues and feel your best. Why do we feel so bad in January? We tend to overindulge over Christmas and end up feeling bloated and sluggish. It's dark and cold outside - so tempting to turn … Continue reading The top aromatherapy oils for January