James’ Knee Arthroscopy and Rehabilitation Grrrr….! I ended up hurting my left knee! I was training and landed badly. My knee twisted, made a large pop and hurt! This culminated in me needing a knee arthroscopy (keyhole operation) to remove some cartilage (meniscus) from my knee last Wednesday. Knee yesterday So I thought I would do […]
Rucksacks…. how to pack and wear them to avoid back pain. Many of us now sensibly wear a rucksack to work or school. Some have had advice that it would be a better way to carry their gear to work or school and others have just found that is just helps in their overall day […]
Motivation The definition of motivation is ‘internal and external factors that stimulate desire and energy in people to be continually interested and committed to a job, role or subject, or to make an effort to attain a goal’. As an osteopathic clinic we regularly try to motivate our patients to improve their health […]
The Times on Saturday yesterday did a great article called ‘I can’t walk yet, but I know how to work an iPad’. It is a great article talking about the affects of ‘screen time’ on children. The front page even goes so far as to state “Daddy won’t give me a cigarette, so why does […]
For those looking to gain more information about nutrition for pre and post exercise have a read here. Brian also breaks it down for body types and the type of exercise you are about to do.
Have a read here about fascia from Jennie Rawlings. It is a good read and it highlights common myths and the more modern views on the robustness of fascia and how a simple ‘rub’ does not break down fascia. Here is another by the brilliant ‘Pain Science‘ writer Paul Ingram. He goes into massive depth […]