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Read on for some interesting insight and advice on Neck and Back Pain, Sciatica and the detrimental effect of Poor Posture on all of the above and much more. For example, did you know Poor Posture can even cause digestive issues!

Check here regularly for the latest publications and blog posts on Health and Wellbeing and advancements in Chiropractic, Osteopathy and Massage Therapy.

Turmeric Unleashed: The Ultimate Health and Flavor Fusion

By Sumaiya Farheen, Jan 2024. Now, as we embark on this exploration, let’s delve deeper into turmeric. Our specific focus will be on its primary element, curcumin, as we seek to gain valuable insight into how it contributes to overall well-being. What is Turmeric? Turmeric is derived from the roots of a plant native to…

Tulsi Tea Triumph: Sip Your Way To Good Health

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, Jan 2023. In the world of beverages, there’s a hidden gem that has been revered for centuries, not just for its flavor, but for its profound impact on health. Meet Tulsi tea – not just a drink, but a flavorful journey. The benefits that touch on stress relief, immunity…

A Pull In The Groin Strain And Recover

By Sumaiya Farheen, January 2024. Groin strain can be a debilitating and frustrating injury, often caused by sudden movements or excessive stress on the muscles in the groin area. In this blog, we will explore some of the most effective non-invasive treatment options for groin strain. What does a groin strain feel like? A groin…

The Simple Life Of A Twisted Pelvis

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, Dec 2023. Welcome to Your Simplified Guide to Pelvic Mechanics In this blog post, we’re demystifying pelvic issues like torsion and twisted pelvis, making it easy to understand and apply insights for a better daily life. “A twisted pelvis” refers to an abnormal rotation or displacement of pelvic bones,…

3 Sure Ways To Lose Weight And Maintain It Easily

Eat less carbs, lift weights and keep moving, right? By Andrew Siyabalawatte, Nov 2023. There is no “one size fits all” method to losing weight and maintaining it, though with a bit of planning, achieving your goal will be possible by practicing mindful eating, regular exercise, and taking appropriate rest. These 3 are all you…

A Bunion Corrector Guide – How To Prevent, Protect and Correct

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, November 2023. Bunion Prevention In 2011, I ruptured my ACL ligament in my right knee. In 2020, I noticed that over time, cysts that had developed inside my knee as a result of the injury, had began to bother me. I had started to depend more on my left leg, which caused…

Shut The ‘Trap’ Up – The Fix For Cervicogenic Headache

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, Nov 2023. Do you find yourself wincing from the relentless grip of tension headaches that seem to settle in your neck, climb up to your head, and stubbornly refuse to let go? If so, you’re not alone. As millions of individuals grapple with cervicogenic headaches – a puzzling pain…

A Leg Length To Stand On – Balancing Better Spine Health

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, Oct 2023. A Balancing Act – Leg Length Discrepancy in Children and Adults Leg Length Discrepancy (LLD) is a condition that affects many children and adults, often without them even realizing it. Whether your legs are slightly shorter or longer than the other, these differences can have a significant…

Plantar Fasciitis – “The Life and Insole” of the Foot

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, Oct 2023. What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is common, causing pain and inflammation in the thick tissue band along the foot’s underside. It mainly affects those who stand and walk for long periods and those who do high-impact activities. When you’re unable to walk due to severe plantar…

Spine Decompression – The Non-Surgical and Natural Way

By Andrew Siyabalawatte and Sumaiya Farheen, Oct 2023. Spinal Decompression surgery is commonly employed to address compressed nerves in the neck or lower spine. Compressed nerves are linked with some causes of back pain, typically through a bulging disc or sciatica. Back pain is a well-known, worldwide epidermic. According to the Lancet, A staggering 619…

Self Discipline – The Bridge To A New Self Image

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, Oct 2023. Are you ready to embark on a transformative journey towards greater happiness and well-being? Today, we delve into the ‘MEM Connection’ – Music, Exercise, and Meditation. Discover the secrets to unlocking joy and transforming your self-image. Join us in exploring serotonin’s secrets, harnessing self-discipline’s power, and revealing…

Ageless Running Rhythm: Balancing Life, Harmony and The Spine

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, Sept 2023. In a world where seconds tick like a metronome, there unfolds a graceful performance that resists the relentless advance of time. It’s not just about pounding the pavement, it’s about finding the rhythm, balance, and harmony that keep us moving forward, regardless of our age. In this…

Unveiling Hormone Secrets: Menopause, PCOS, and Diet Mastery

By Sumaiya Farheen, September 2023. Menopause and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) are significant phases in a woman’s life, each bringing its own set of challenges. While they may seem unrelated, these two conditions share a common link through hormone changes. In this blog post, we’ll explore how diet, physical symptoms like frozen shoulder and back…

Eat Your Way To A Strong Back

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, Sept 2023. Lets begin with an important stat. A study in 2019, from the National Health and Nutrition Examination (NHANES) involving nearly 4000 subjects, concluded that there was a 42 percent higher chance of developing low back pain with a pro-inflammatory diet. Scary right? Now, if you are a…

Ergonomic Euphoria- How To Eliminate Back Pain At Your Desk.

By Andrew Siyabalawatte and Sumaiya Farheen, Sept 2023. In our modern era of prolonged desk work and screen time, back pain has become a common issue. Surprisingly, the very same ergonomic principles that ease desk-related discomfort can also assist you in tackling the challenges of hilly terrain. In this unique guide, we’ll explore how to…

Where Strength Of The Core Reaches The Pelvic Floor.

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, August 2023. The major muscles of your core include your transverse abdominis, multifidus, internal and external obliques, erector spinae, diaphragm, pelvic floor muscles, and (of course) your abs, also known as the rectus abdominis. In my opinion, the most interesting muscle of the core group is the transverse abdominis. The…

How to Boost your Brain Power And Memory Potential.

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, August 2023. Do you ever find yourself forgetting where you put your keys or struggling to recall important information? You’re not alone! The Brain is powerful and memory is a fascinating aspect of our cognitive function. Fortunately, there are various ways to enhance it. Scented Memories- The Power of…

Unlocking Health Transformation- The Magic of Habit Power

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, August 2023. In the whirlwind of modern life, our habits silently shape our health and well-being. From nourishment to movement and rest, habits unlock vitality and balance in life. Join us as we delve into the extraordinary impact of habits on our health and wellness journey. The Science Behind…

The Brain and Gut Health Connection – The Vagus Nerve.

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, August 2023. Mr Vagus The vagus nerve is an essential part of the parasympathetic nervous system – and the longest cranial nerve in the body. It stretches from your brainstem to your digestive system and is made up of thousands of fibres that constantly give your brain updates about…

Pes Planus – The Rise and Fall Of The Arches.

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, August 2023. Flat feet, also known as fallen arches, is a common foot condition that affects millions of people worldwide. While some may consider it a hindrance, having flat feet is a natural anatomical variation that can be embraced with the right understanding and care. Flat feet occur when…

The Power of Physiotherapy – Healing through Movement

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, July 2023. Physiotherapy, or physical therapy, is a transformative healthcare discipline that restores mobility and function. By blending science, compassion, and innovation, it provides personalized care, empowering patients to lead fulfilling lives. Let’s explore its essence, unique approach, and crucial role in preventive care and mental well-being. The Essence…

Unlocking the Hidden Benefits of Vitamin D3

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, July 2023. Vitamin D3 Benefits In the quest for a healthier lifestyle, certain nutrients stand out for their multifaceted benefits. Vitamin D3 is one such essential nutrient that plays a pivotal role in maintaining overall health. Often referred to as the “sunshine vitamin,” Vitamin D3 is crucial for various…

The Ocean’s Omega 3 Treasure: Marine Phytoplankton

Plant-Based Powerhouse- Marine Phytoplankton, why eat the fish when you can eat the fish source? By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, July 2023. Understanding Marine Phytoplankton Marine phytoplankton, also known as microalgae, are microscopic, single-celled organisms that inhabit the Earth’s oceans, lakes, and even freshwater bodies. They are the foundation of the aquatic food chain,…

Calm The Flame Of Sinusitis Pain – A Q&A Session.

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, July 2023. Sinusitis On The NHS The NHS takes a comprehensive and multidimensional approach to tackle sinusitis, considering both the short-term management of symptoms and the long-term prevention of recurring episodes. In the realm of respiratory woes, few conditions are as bothersome as sinusitis. Whether it’s the throbbing headaches,…

How To Speed Up Recovery From Muscle Strains

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, July 2023. Are you tired of dealing with muscle strain and longing for faster recovery? Look no further! We’ve gathered some essential tips to help you speed up the healing process and get back on track in no time The Most Common Muscle Strains A muscle strain, also known…

Polymyalgia Rheumatica CKS, Healing for a Brighter Future

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, July 2023. Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is an inflammatory disorder that causes pain in major muscle groups and stiffness, primarily in the shoulders, neck, and hips. Do I Have Polymyalgia Rheumatica? Polymyalgia rheumatica typically manifests as inflammatory pain in the shoulder and or pelvic girdles. Research indicates that in a…

The Weight Of The Human Head – The Solution.

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, July 2023. How Much Does Your Head Weigh? The average human head weighs around 5kg or 11lbs. It is the weight of a bowling ball. In our opinion, the weight of the head is the single most significant predisposition to neck and back pain. The neck and the rest…

Reform With Pilates, A Mat is All You Need.

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, June 2023. Clinical Pilates – The Brief History Joseph Pilates, created Pilates in the early 1900’s. His focus was simple, combine several exercises in repetitions with solid determination, and optimum strength within the body could be achieved. He applied this approach successfully to help World War I victims heal faster, as well…

Understanding Stroke- A Life Before and After.

By Sumaiya Farheen, June 2023 What is a Stroke? Stroke is a serious medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted, leading to brain cell damage or death. While traditional medical interventions play a crucial role in stroke management, complementary therapies can provide additional support during the recovery process. In…

Splinting Trigger Finger, Unlock, Treat And Exercise.

By Sumaiya Farheen, June 2023. How to unlock trigger finger? Our hands are an incredible gift, enabling us to perform countless tasks with precision and dexterity. However, when a seemingly small issue like trigger finger arises, it can significantly hinder our ability to accomplish even the simplest of movements. Trigger finger, also known as stenosing…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome On The NHS

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, May 2023. On the NHS, carpal tunnel syndrome is treated with surgery. Initially, an injection numbs your wrist so you do not feel pain and then a small cut is made in your hand. The carpal tunnel inside your wrist is cut so it no longer puts pressure on…

Natural ways to Cure Osteoarthritis.

By Sumaiya Farheen, May 2023. There are several natural ways to help manage osteoarthritis, a number of treatments are also available to reduce the symptoms. We recommended some options further on. What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis. Some people call it degenerative joint disease or “wear and tear” arthritis.…

Ankylosing Spondylitis On The NHS And How We Treat It.

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, May 2023. What is Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)? Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a long-term (chronic) condition in which the spine and other areas of the body become inflamed. Risk Factors of AS? HLA-B27 Gene If you have a family history of ankylosing spondylitis, you are more likely to develop the disease. There…

Parkinson’s Disease on The NHS and It’s Latest Treatments.

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, April 2023. How is Parkinson’s treated on the NHS? Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder that affects movement. It can be managed through a wide range of treatments and therapies, and the National Health Service (NHS) offers various options depending on the severity of the disease and the…

How To Get a Slipped Disc Back In Place.

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, April 2023. A slipped disc is a condition that can occur anywhere along the spine, but most often, in the lower back. This may have something to do with the weight of the upper body being distributed through to the lower back. It is sometimes called a bulging, protruding,…

Massage Therapy For Cancer – The Touch That Will Make Difference

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, April 2023. Cancer Research UK supports it, so does MacMillan and the World Cancer Research Fund. Massage therapy can provide numerous benefits for people undergoing cancer treatment. Read on to find out how. Oncology Massage Benefits Massage can help reduce pain and discomfort caused by cancer and its treatments.…

How To Fix A Frozen Shoulder?

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, April 2023. Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition that causes pain and stiffness in the shoulder joint. It occurs when the capsule of connective tissue that surrounds the shoulder joint becomes inflamed and thickened, which restricts movement and causes pain. What are the causes of…

A Pain In The Head Of The Fibula

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, April 2023. What is the Fibula Head? The fibula head is the rounded end of the fibula bone located at the uppermost portion of the bone, where it meets the knee joint. Pain in the fibula head is common with different causes of knee pain. Fibula Pain Fibula pain…

What Is The Patellar Tendon? The Strong and the Weak.

By Andrew Siyabalawatte and Sumaiya Farheen, March 2023. The Patellar Tendon The patellar tendon, a robust fibrous cord linking the kneecap to the shinbone, plays a vital role in knee joint stability and movement. Often referred to as the patellar ligament, it technically acts as a tendon, connecting the quadriceps muscle to the bone. Essential…

Why It Is Possible To Feel Worse Following a Treatment Session

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, March 2023. There could be a number of reasons why it is possible to feel worse immediately or shortly after a osteopath, chiropractic or massage treatment session. To try and help you understand that this may not be a negative thing, we explore the reasons below. The Body’s Defence…

Active Release Technique (ART) Vs Myofascial Release Technique – Are They The Same?

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, March 2023 What is Active Release Technique (ART)? Active Release Therapy (ART) or Technique is a manual therapy approach used to treat soft tissue injuries and dysfunction. It was developed by Dr. Michael Leahy, a chiropractor, in the mid 1980s. ART uses a combination of movement and pressure to…

Guildford’s Best Prenatal Massage: What You Need To Know

By Andrew Siyabalawatte and Sumaiya Farheen, Jan 2023. Massage during pregnancy is often frowned upon. It not safe some say, however, following the first trimester and if utilised appropriately, massage can make pregnancy a lot easier to manage. Read on to find out how. A Natural Stress Reliever Cortisol is a hormone that is normally…

What Is Facet Joint Pain? – The Cause and The Effect

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, March 2023. What is Facet Joint Pain? The facet joints of the neck and the lower back are common areas of pain. This is due to the position and the function of these joints. Pain often originates from the facet joints due to excessive load over a period of…

What Causes Sciatica To Flare Up? The Reasons, The Symptoms And The Treatment

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, Feb 2023. What Triggers Sciatica Flare-ups? Various factors can trigger sciatica flare-ups, from emotional stress to dietary habits. Understanding these triggers is crucial for managing and preventing sciatica flare-ups. Lifestyle adjustments, stress management, and appropriate treatment can contribute to minimizing the impact of sciatic nerve pain. This deprivation can…

The Physiological Stress Of Life – Health and Wellbeing

By Sumaiya Farheen and Andrew Siyabalawatte, Feb 2023. Happy Hormones Massage can influence good health and wellbeing by increasing the release of endorphins, serotonin, oxytocin and dopamine. During times of happiness and relaxation, the body releases endorphins. Low levels of serotonin and dopamine are related to negative thoughts, anxiety and depression. Massage initiates the release…

Massage and Mental Clarity: The Ultimate Stress Buster

By Sumaiya Farheen, Jan 2023. We have already established the physical benefits of a massage. It alleviates stress, provides relief from pain and aches, and helps in better muscle and joint functioning. Different types of massages like deep postural, Aromatherapy, sports tissue and deep tissue, have known to improve blood and lymph circulation which increases…

Ear And Jaw Pain On Any Side Of The Face

By Andrew Siyabalawatte Nov, 2022 Frequently misidentified as a toothache, jaw ache or facial pain can commonly result from an issue with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). It’s essential to recognize that TMJ-related problems may manifest as discomfort in the jaw or face, often resembling dental pain. Addressing these TMJ issues is crucial for accurate diagnosis…

Arthritis – A Pain In The Neck, Back and Joints.

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, Oct 2022 Gradual, accumulative and never spontaneous. Like the immune system, which is designed to protect us from infection and disease, I view Arthritis as the body’s natural joint repair system, designed to try and ‘replace’ what it feels it’s missing. How does it Begin? Unless genetically predisposed, Arthritis can be the…

The Shockwave to help Plantar Fasciitis – the PROVEN Therapy.

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, Oct 2022. What is Plantar fasciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is an inflammatory condition of the thick band of tissue (also called a fascia) at the bottom of your foot that runs from your heel to your toes. The most common symptom Plantar fasciitis causes pain in your heel. It’s usually worse when you take…

Sports Massage vs Deep Tissue, Which is Better?

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, Oct 20, 2022 Sports Massage vs Deep Tissue As you stand at the crossroads of sports massage vs deep tissue, it’s essential to consider your unique needs, preferences, and health goals. The Different Massage Techniques used in Sports Massage Petrissage Therapists use petrissage, or muscle kneading, as a therapeutic technique to identify…

Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, A Pain and Flexibility Issue.

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, Oct 2022 Normal vs Hypermobile Normal joints have the capacity to allow movement of the body within a given range of motion (ROM), without the sacrifice of joint integrity. On the other hand, hypermobile joints, differ from the normal in that they allow a greater ROM, with less consideration towards joint integrity.…

Tendinopathy of the Achilles Tendon, A Walker and Runner’s Perspective.

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, Oct 2022. Tendinopathy of the Achilles, Achilles Tendonitis and Achilles Tendinopathy, is a common lower extremity injury in everyday walkers, casual runners and athletes, especially distance runners. This lower leg condition, is usually due to accumulative stress through the tendon over time. It can also originate from sustained trauma like a muscle tear…

Best Mattress For Back Pain – An Osteopath’s View In 2022

Can a Mattress Contribute to Back Pain? By Andrew Siyabalawatte. August 2022. Back Pain is the leading cause of disability in the UK and affects approximately one in six adults. Whilst our environment influences our posture, lifestyle and habits (for example, sitting slumped at a desk with one leg underneath the bottom, until the foot…

The Best Pillow For Neck Pain In The UK

This pillow for neck pain, is quite possibly better than it’s competition…for back pain too. by Andrew Siyabalawatte, July 2022. Getting Into The Groove Quite aptly named, The Original Groove® Pillow, formerly EasySleeper, was designed by those with neck pain to combat one or two of the most common predispositions to neck pain and back…

Tight Hamstrings, A Good or Bad Thing For Knee Pain?

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, February 2022. The short answer is Yes and No. Now for the long answer… The hamstring muscles, consisting of three essential components, play a dynamic role in walking and running by contracting to bring the leg back and enable knee bending. Beyond gait, they contribute significantly to back and lower limb stability,…

Sitting to Live…A Clear Path To a Bad Back.

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, Dec 2021. Without a doubt, one of the biggest causes of lower back pain in men and women, is prolonged sitting. Sitting forces muscles to hold the head, neck, shoulders and back, in a fixed position. This demand forces the blood vessels to work harder by increasing blood pressure, which in turn, reduces…

A Rotator Cuff Massage To Heal Shoulder Pain

By Emma MacDonald, posted 24th May 2021 The rotator cuff, comprising the Infraspinatus, Supraspinatus, Subscapularis, and Teres Minor, plays a crucial role in stabilizing the upper arm in the shoulder blade. Rotator cuff massage enable rotation, lifting, and outward arm movement, contributing to the flexibility and strength of the shoulder. Exploring therapeutic interventions, such as…

Hip and Knee Pain – The Effect Of Arthritis

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, Posted April 2021. At least half a million people in the UK grapple with the challenges of hip and knee pain, impacting over 10 million individuals, including children and young people. The reassuring news is that effective management approaches exist for arthritis, a prevalent cause of hip and knee discomfort. This post…

The Effective Link Between Back Pain When Breathing

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, posted April 2021. Back Pain when Breathing Ever wondered why you get back pain when breathing? Let’s unravel the mystery. Meet the diaphragm, the silent force beneath your ribcage, with a direct line to your spine. It tirelessly collaborates with every breath you take. Back pain when breathing ? let’s explore the…

The Best Positions To Sleep and Manage Neck and Back Pain –

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, posted April 2021. Did you know that around ten million people in England suffer from back pain? Worrying figures from research by Arthritis UK show that people of all ages are struggling with a musculoskeletal problem. Bad sleeping positions definitely contributes to this problem. Especially at a time where working from home…

What is Runner’s Knee? What to do and how to prevent it

By Emma MacDonald, posted March 2021. Runner’s knee, also known as Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome is an overuse injury that presents as pain at the front of the knee. Although referred to as runner’s knee, it can affect anybody who’s active and participates in sports such as cycling, long distance walking and horse riding. The pain…

Scoliosis – Focus on a Back Problem That CAN Be Improved

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, Posted March 2021 To many who have it or know about it, scoliosis, both structural (genetic) and more commonly, functional (acquired), is a common back condition in a huge grey area as to how to manage or treat it. We often see clients who are told things like, “it cannot be improved”…

Stretching vs Strengthening – Why both are important for muscle pain management

By Emma MacDonald, posted March 2021. You may have heard the saying “tight muscles are weak muscles” and you may be thinking, but how can this be true? A True Cause of Muscle Pain This tightness occurs when a muscle group is not strong enough to support the task you are doing. For example, you…

Chiropractic and Osteopathy-The Best Solution For Neck and Back Pain

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, posted March 2021. The Origins of Chiropractic Founded in the late 1800’s, Chiropractic was created by an Innovator of alternative medicine, Daniel David Palmer. He had sort to learn the concepts of all sciences in order to master and cure the root of all diseases. At the Core of The Treatment DD…

Osteopathy – The Best Pain Relief Treatment for Back Pain?

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, posted March 2021 Discover Quality Osteopathy Near You for Effective Back pain Relief Dr. Andrew Taylor Still founded osteopathy in the 1800s. An Innovator of medical methods and its application to assisting the body’s natural ability to heal with back pain. Thus, the link between Medicine and Osteopathy are closer than one…

How Shockwave Therapy can accelerate Pain Relief – A Treatment Revolution

By Andrew Siyabalawatte, 2021 What is Shockwave Therapy? Shockwave Therapy, also known as Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT), is a clinically proven and highly effective treatment for chronic soft tissue injuries. How Does Shockwave Therapy Work? The aim of this treatment is to repair tissues that are not healing well or functioning properly. For example,…

The FULL Effect Of A Full Body Massage

Did you know that around ten million people in England suffer from back pain? Worrying figures from research by Arthritis UK show that people of all ages are struggling with a musculoskeletal problem. It got us thinking. How many of those people represented in these findings are having a regular full body massage? Regular engagement…

Good Posture May Ease Symptoms of Depression

When you’re down in the dumps, sitting up straighter may lift your spirits. By Linda Wasmer Andrews Posted Jan 30, 2017 THE BASICS People with depression often slouch, their droopy shoulders mirroring their down mood. So what happens if they simply sit up straighter? They may feel more upbeat and less fatigued, says a new study from the University…

Three Reasons Why You Should Get Proactive About Solving Chronic Back Pain

November 09, 2020 Jill Poet Whether you know the precise cause of your back pain, or have no idea where it sprang from, it is common to feel as though there is no end in sight. We are remarkably adept at modifying our movements and lives to accommodate discomfort and to avoid those things that…

What is Sciatica, and What Can You Do About it?

November 16, 2020 Lisa Baker, Editor, Wellbeing News Baby Care 0 For many, back pain has a habit of rearing its ugly head when we are least expecting it; it can impact every aspect of our lives, and make simply getting through the day a physically and mentally exhausting experience. Sciatica is one of the most common forms…

Bad Posture and Pain – Five Reasons to Regain Control Of Your Posture

Guilty of poor posture? Click here to discover some of the surprising consequences of slumping, and why sitting straighter could make you feel much healthier.

How To Treat Neck and Shoulder Pain

It’s easy to forget how much work our necks do each day – that is, until they start to hurt.