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The Benefits of Stretching Inside & Outside the Gym

The Benefits of Stretching Inside & Outside the Gym Stretching is definitely one of those things that’s easily overlooked when it comes to working out (or ever). Maybe it’s because it only takes a few minutes so you easily brush it off. Or maybe it’s because you...

Attention All New Mums!

How is it May already? Well, May allows us to celebrate those very special people in our lives - our Mums. Being a parent can be very challenging at the best of times. And especially if you’re a new mum. It doesn’t matter whether it’s your first, second, or fifth...

Our Three Favourite All-Body Exercises

It can be difficult to know which exercise is the right exercise for a particular body part, so why not choose exercises that work lots of muscles at once? We’ve chosen three of our favourite all-body exercises and will break them down for you here: Walking and...

Cycling Injuries & Physiotherapy

Cycling injuries are an unfortunate part of most rider’s relationship with the bike. Some people are more prone to injury than others, but most cyclists will find themselves off the bike at some point. Most common issues experienced by cyclists can be treated and...

How massage effects your mood

An apple a day keeps the doctor away… We’ve all heard this phrase. Well how good would it be if getting a regular massage was also good for your health? Look no further and read on! We have some insight into how massage can have a positive effect on your mood, and...

What pain relief is right for you?

Pain has been a huge topic for discussion for a long time now. Nearly everyone feels it (I say ‘nearly’ because there is actually a very small minority of people with a special condition that does not allow them to feel pain), and it varies in character and severity...

Why is Your Body Like a Chain

The concept that the human body is like a chain has been around for a long time. The body is a complex network of systems that all work together to allow us to move and do the things we like to do. When referring to movement, most people straight away think of...

Physiotherapy and Numbness

Numbness or lack of sensation is generally caused by pressure on a nerve but there are many other possible reasons for this problem. Once pressure is taken off the nerve, function normally resumes. A more severe case is when nerves are pinched by a bony spur or...

Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction

Dysfunction in the sacroiliac joint or SIJ (a large joint in your lower back connecting your sacrum to your pelvis) can sometimes cause lower back and/or leg pain. Dysfunction of this joint basically means that it is not operating normally. For decades, the sacroiliac...

Walking makes you happy

It’s true – exercise boosts your mood. Studies show that a brisk walk is just as effective as antidepressants in mild to moderate cases of depression, releasing feel-good endorphins while reducing stress and anxiety. So, for positive mental health, walking’s an...