Foam rolling: how can it help with stretching and injury prevention?

How can foam rolling help me? The foam roller is a self-myofascial tool which helps to release tight muscles and decrease tension in connective tissue known as fascia. This is a great way for you to improve flexibility and decrease...

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Why we all need Vitamin C

Also known as L-ascorbic acid, Vitamin C is an essential vitamin used every day for growth and repair of tissues, it helps to form connective tissue which is needed in all areas of the body from bone, cartilage, to...

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Dry Needling and Myofascial Cupping

Dry needling and Myofascial cupping are effective adjunct therapies in the treatment of musculoskeletal complaints. The application of both Dry needling and Myofascial cupping require further training, and can be useful in complementing manual “hands on” therapy you receive from...

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Why is my Pelvic Floor so important?

You may have heard a lot of people talk about how important it is to do pelvic floor exercises. But do you actually know exactly what your pelvic floor is and why it is so important for both women...

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The Philosophy of Osteopathy

We often get asked “What is osteopathy?” and “How does it differ to other manual therapies?” There are 3 main tenets that underpin the philosophy of osteopathy and form the basis of everything we do: 1) The body is a unit. Osteopaths...

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Does having short breaks from work or study actually increase concentration?

Do you find yourself sitting at work, or studying, and an hour later you look at your watch and you have completed barely anything since the last time you looked at it? This is a form of fatigue. It is common...

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