Below are a whole host of advice articles discussing a wide range of physical problems, health and fitness - one of my efforts to help you be informed and active in the care of your health.

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January 31, 2020

Healthy Bones: Strong, Steady and Straight

Healthy Bones: Strong, Steady and Straight Bone health – sounds like serious business doesn’t it? There’s no reason to pay our bones too much attention unless […]
December 7, 2019

Five favourite strength exercises

Five favourite strength exercises What’s one of the biggest things that I find makes a difference to peoples ability to deal with injury and move better […]
November 21, 2019

Massage and ‘hand’s on’ therapy explained

Massage and ‘hand’s on’ therapy explained ( Note: There are two reasons for my addressing massage today: a) I’m a massage therapist as well as a […]
September 19, 2019

Stressed? How to manage your health when you are

Stressed? How to manage your health when you are Life doesn’t always run smoothly does it? When things seem to be getting out of hand, when […]
July 14, 2019

On holiday: how to stay healthy when your routine changes

On holiday: how to stay healthy when your routine changes It’s the holiday season! It is for the kids anyway and likely for parents and for […]
June 18, 2019

Shoulders: Problems & Solutions

Shoulders: Problems & Solutions   Shoulders are beautiful, complex things. With 360° of movement and capable of pushing or pulling our entire body-weight in almost any […]
May 20, 2019

Body Image: What do we know and how can exercise help?

Body Image: What do we know and how can exercise help?   It’s Mental Health Week 2019 (13th-19th May) and the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) is […]
April 4, 2019
Core Stability

Core Stability: What is it and why is it relevant to you?

Your “Core” and You… ‘Core Stability’ is a term that I hear fairly often, both from concerned clients and ‘out there’ in the world of Physiotherapy, […]
March 18, 2019

Upper back: Problems and Solutions

Your Upper Back… Have you experienced a sharp pain in the shoulder blade area? Tension in your shoulders? Neck ache? Our upper back’s tend to take […]
February 9, 2019
Pain Explained

Explain Pain: Part 2

Thoughts today continue with the ‘explain pain’ topic that I started some time ago  (apologies for the delay), so let’s look further at this.   There is […]
January 14, 2019
all about necks

Necks: Problems and Solutions

My thoughts this month have turned to NECKS – perhaps it’s the neck-ache caused by too much screen use during the dark winter months (see December’s […]
December 11, 2018

Screen-time: How to overcome the side effects

Screen-time: How to Overcome the (Negative) Effects The excesses of eating, drinking & lounging aka Christmas are now but days away (and well done if you […]


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