I've asked David of Chape Fitness to write a blog on core strength and he gives some simple exercises you can do at home without any special equipment. What is the core? The area of the body, which is commonly referred to as the core, is your midsection and it involves all your muscles … Continue reading How to build a strong core
Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the plantar fascia (the connective tissue on the sole of your foot). The main symptom is pain in the heel and sole of foot when walking. It's always worse first thing in the morning or after you have been sitting for a while but as you walk on it the … Continue reading Plantar Fasciitis – what it is and what you can do about it
I have lots of experience using Aromatherapy massage with clients with Fibromyalgia (FM). This blog is about how aromatherapy and massage can help relieve the symptoms and improve well being. What is Fibromyalgia? The main symptoms of FM are: constant aching in the musclesvery tender spots that are painful when pressure is applieddepressionfatiguestiffness Fibromyalgia seriously … Continue reading Aromatherapy and Fibromyalgia
Almost every day in work I get asked, "How often should you get a massage? It would probably not do you any harm to have a massage every day if you wanted to! However most of us do not have the time or the money to do this. So how often do you need to … Continue reading How often should you get a massage?
What is the rotator cuff? The rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles which keep the head of your upper-arm bone (humerus) in your shoulder socket. It helps raise, lower, and rotate your arm, keeping the shoulder stable and safe throughout these movements. There are 4 muscles that make up your rotator cuff supraspinatus … Continue reading what is the rotator cuff?