Stretches – Quad Stretch – Part 3

How to perform this stretch: • You may need a cushion for your knee, to begin with • Start by fixing the foot on a stable surface. Here I use a wall, but something like a sofa is also ideal • Lower the body so that the knee is on the floor, keeping it as…

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Hamstring Stretch Variation – Part 2

How to perform this stretch: • Starting from a kneeling position, bring one leg in front so that it is straight and the toe is upright • To progress, bring the front leg further forward closer to a ‘splits’ position • Option 1: Twisting to the same side as the leg in front. Remember to…

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Stretches – Hamstring Stretch Variation – Part 3

How to perform this stretch: • Start by lying down and have one leg bent with the foot on the floor • With the opposite leg place the band over the arch of the foot and hold onto the band with both hands • Option 1: Bend and straighten the leg straight up • Option…

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Treatment With Me – Lower Back and Buttock Pain

In many cases people may be great giving advice but are guilty of not applying the same advice to themselves. I meet many personal trainers that teach PT courses and sometimes assess their exams. When we do cross paths, I always look to guide them through a logical step-by-step plan and share ideas they can…

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Treatment With Me – Neck And Upper Back Pain

Sometimes even GPs need treatment. And here is one of my GP clients! More and more feel there’s a limitation upon themselves and the patients they see in the cause of returning to full health under the current NHS system. I have been treating the secondary issues from a history of a disc prolapse and nerve…

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Treatment With Me – Mid Back And Ankle Pain

In some cases I combine movement-based exercise with Chinese medicine to get the best results for my clients. The right exercises helps prevent a reoccurrence of symptoms as there needs to be a transition from the movement I give to the body from treatment to the individual able to perform it themselves.

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Treatment With Me – Lower Back Pain

Ever wondered what a treatment session looks like? It may differ from session to session, person to person depending what the client needs to deliver the results. There are many cases where the advice for rest is given to recover. Someone who understands rehab doesn’t always give that advice. Too much rest can cause stiffness,…

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Treatment With Me – Middle And Lower Back Pain

Sometimes I do home visits, as some of my clients are in too much pain to leave home or restricted with time due to work and family commitments. My client had severe trauma to the lower body many years ago and works long hours seated, which contributes to his lower back pain. Over time I…

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Treatment With Me – Knee And Ankle Pain

Ever wondered what a treatment session looks like? It may differ from session to session, person to person depending what the client needs to deliver the results. People often have ankle pains and knee problems that they are either aware of or unaware of when I examine them. If the ankle is stiff when bending…

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010: Natural Medicine

I have given the term “naturopathy” a more user-friendly label of “natural medicine” for the sake of the many people are unfamiliar with the correct terminology. Given that I look holistically at your overall wellbeing, understanding and addressing the food elements in your body compliments the osteopathy treatment you receive. The proper nutrition facilitates better recovery…

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