Why I like Crossfit – A Sports Chiropractor’s Perspective

As a sports chiropractor and mobility specialist the exponential rise in Crossfit has not only given me numerous patients (when they don’t listen to their bodies OR preferably when they want to optimise their bodies) but more importantly dedicated patients who are willing to learn and improve in order to achieve their goals. What is life if one has no …

Sedentary Areas in your BODY – do you have sedentary areas?

How often do you move every part of your body? Every vertebra in your neck, the joints in your toes, your ankles and do you move all your joints/parts to their full range? If you said no then you likely have some sedentary areas in your body that may need some work, movement or even some treatment depending on the …

What is Yoga Therapy?

Yoga Therapy (YT) combines techniques and tools from many styles and branches of yoga with the aim to develop self-practice, the key ingredient of which is the integration of mind and body that kick-starts the healing process. Although YT is a relatively new branch of holistic treatment from clinical recognition perspective, it is gaining respect among main stream medical practitioners …

Posture Tips for New Parents

Life as a new parent is tough enough.  Between the feedings, nappy changes and endless rocking, it’s hard to remember to maintain your posture to prevent neck and back pain.  Research from the British Chiropractic Association has found that over four out of every ten (43%) of parents who have ever suffered from back or neck pain, found their pain …

A Quiet Mind and Open Heart

As World Mental Health Day approaches, it is important to remember that 1 in 4 adults and 1 in 10 children are likely to have a mental health problem in any given year. Needless to say, that as a psychotherapist I deal with many psychological and emotional issues on a daily basis; and although many of these are due to …

Investigation into what is reflexology by Dejan

Approximately 20 years ago by pure chance I discovered Reflexology. That day I was looking for a massage as I had pain in my shoulder, but massage therapist was not available, so receptionist suggested reflexology, reflex what? I asked…. and how can foot massage what I believed reflexology to be at the time to help with my shoulder pain….I went …

Mindfulness Meditation 6 Week Course Beginning Monday Oct 2nd at 7:15pm

2500 years ago a great psychologist walked the earth. So great was his understanding of the mind that 2500 years later his teachings are being practiced worldwide in many cultures and religions as well as the secular world. They are also embraced by the NHS, and the field of neuroscience claim that his practices can literally restructure the brain as …

5 Natural Remedies for Migraines

Migraines can be a debilitating and painful experience for many sufferers that they often go to many lengths to find pain relief, attempt to prevent and control their occurrence. There are many natural therapies that can help and when combined or with medical intervention can provide significant relief for migraine sufferers. A typical migraine can either have an aura (pre …

What Happens To Our Brains When We Exercise

At the same time, endorphins, another chemical to fight stress, are released in your brain. Your endorphins main purpose is to minimize the discomfort of exercise, block the feeling of pain and are even associated with a feeling of euphoria. New York Times best-selling author Gretchen Reynolds has written a whole book about the subject matter titled “The first 20 …