Ankle, knee and hip strength, balance and stability exercise

This exercise video could help you if you’re; recovering from an injury to the ankle keep rolling your ankle feel like the ankle is not particularly strong would like to improve your balance and performance are experiencing symptoms or aches, pains and weakness around the ankle knee or hip Balance and strength are important in the Read more about Ankle, knee and hip strength, balance and stability exercise[…]

Natural vs Orthodox Anti-inflammatories

If you’ve read the previous blog on inflammation, you’ll understand a bit more about why and how inflammation happens and the associated symptoms that come with it, whether for good or bad! This blog aims to explore some of the more ‘peddled’ natural and orthodox anti-inflammatories, and look at whether they work for diabetes or Read more about Natural vs Orthodox Anti-inflammatories[…]

Inflammation, what is it? Why is it there?

Inflammation is an important natural, chemical response in the body, usually to an injury (e.g. sprain, an irritant, osteoarthritis or repetitive injury) or due to an underlying systemic condition. It is inflammation that causes the characteristic temporary changes to the body to help us to heal and recover from an injury. These changes can be Read more about Inflammation, what is it? Why is it there?[…]

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is something I’ve seen lots of patients with, and have had symptoms of myself as well, so can fully sympathise! Over the years I’ve picked up on the best things that help and advice for patients to take away to help themselves, so I thought I’d share this with you. What is it? Read more about Plantar Fasciitis[…]

Which Mattress is best for your back?

Orthopaedic mattress is a common term bandied around, it just means having a mattress that is going to support your body in a way that helps to prevent injuries of the joints and muscles overnight in bed. But this does not guarantee no injury- it very much depends on your sleeping position, your pillow and Read more about Which Mattress is best for your back?[…]