If You Don’t Snooze, You Lose

Everyone knows the feeling after a bad night’s sleep, from irritability to unproductivity, but longer lasting sleep disruption can have a much more significant effect on both our mental wellbeing and our physical health. Regular poor sleep increases the risk of obesity, heart disease and…

Top Back Stretches

I often get asked about back stretches – which are the best to do? What back stretches actually work to get more mobility into the spine? Alongside Osteopathy treatment I often recommend people to do specific exercises or stretches that are going to help get…

Tight Pelvic Floor?

Having a tight pelvic floor is extremely common and often incorrectly diagnosed as a weak pelvic floor. When people go to see specialist in the hospital they will often do an EMG (electromyography) test to see if the pelvic floor is contracting well. When the…

Back Care Awareness Week

This week is National Back Care Awareness Week and coincidentally there has been a lot of interesting programs on the BBC recently about wellbeing which I have been watching with interest. Walking has been shown to not only give a noticeable improvement in back and…