Medical research has identified that sleep patterns influence our emotional well-being and mood which can further sensitise back pain and reduce the ability to not only tolerate pain but also affects motivation and energy levels required to rehabilitate back pain.
Perhaps you have heard of the “Slipped Disc” or the slightly more correct term “Disc Prolapse”. Perhaps you know someone who has suffered or is suffering from this, or maybe you have been diagnosed with a herniated disc. Many of my clients are dealing with a vertebral disc issue without ever really having been explained what it is, why
In less than 20 years vaping has gone from nothing to a £20 billion global industry with several million people regularly vaping in the UK alone. In the US the number of teenage vapers alone rose from 1.5 million in 2017 to 3.6 million in 2018. Whilst older vapers are more likely to be vaping in an effort to give
When I teach my Pilates classes they usually have a fairly slow pace overall. We may speed things up a little here and there to pick up the energy and to explore moving in other tempos. However the general pace is slow, often matching the rhythm of our breath. We transition from one movement to another slowly. Sometimes, particularly
Pain in the neck has various causes, from traumatic whiplash injuries to sitting, staring at a computer for too long or driving for hours on end as part of your workday. I think we can accept these as reasons for neck pain but it doesn’t change the misery of sufferers, especially when the pain becomes persistent and doesn’t resolve