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The Magic of Pilates

By on Jul 4, 2017 in Health, Science, Sport | 0 comments

Pilates I mentioned pilates and how it is a great method of building up core stability and whole body functional movement when I wrote, last year, about speeding up your return to health after the Christmas excesses in Healthy New Year 6 – Tweaks & ‘Cheats’. There are plenty of other people writing about pilates too as it turns out, so I...

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The Law of Dual Effect

By on May 18, 2017 in Health, Information, Science | 0 comments

In February, Henna outlined the basics of applying hot and cold to the body as treatment. Today, I want to introduce you to the next level. Primary Effect Initially, when you apply heat to the body, all the small blood vessels open to increase circulation. This is part of the mechanism the body uses to regulate temperature. Conversely, putting cold on the body makes...

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Injury Basics 2 – Sprains and their treatment

By on Nov 30, 2016 in Health, Science, Sport | 0 comments

Dealing with a sprain A sprain is different from a strain. Muscles get strained, ligaments and the tough capsule around a joint get sprained. Ligaments and joint capsules Ligaments attach bone to bone. They provide the stability in the body and guide joint movement. Ligaments around the joints prevent the surfaces separating too far. They also stop the joint...

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By on Sep 19, 2016 in Health, Science, Sport | 0 comments

Osteopathy and Football Everybody knows that football teams all have Physiotherapists to help players recover from injury. Fewer people will be aware of the involvement of Osteopaths in the football world. Most of the ‘big’ clubs have an Osteopath that they work with or have worked with in the past. I have seen many players from the local football clubs...

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Getting older

By on Apr 19, 2015 in Health, Nutrition, Research, Science | 0 comments

For the first time this weekend, I looked across the dinner table at my 71 year-old father and saw him getting older. To put this into context, he doesn’t look 71 years old. I’m not sure how old he looks, it’s hard to tell as a son I guess. But then again, he doesn’t behave like a 71 year old either! I saw the years sitting heavier over this...

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