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 …

Headaches – How Live Free Can Help

At Live Free our chiropractors and osteopaths work in a truly holistic fashion using soft tissue techniques, manipulation, mobilisation, exercise prescription, acupuncture, dry needling and first and foremost diagnosing the correct type of headache. There are so many types of headaches is paramount you know what type you have, the reasons why you have it and how it can be …

5 Exercises for Low Back Pain

So many of us suffer from low back pain in our life (up to 70% at some point) and the amount at any one time can be as high as 30% of the population. Its only rising with our continued sedentism and lack of movement in our daily lives. We are sitting more, machines and devices are doing more for …