Knee pain

Knee pain is very common, both from sport injuries and the wear and tear of day-to-day life. Knee joints serve a vital role in supporting your bodyweight and are put through added pressure when you walk, run or jump. Injuries include sprains, swollen or torn ligaments, damaged cartilage, and runner’s knee. Sports injuries tend to … Continue reading Knee pain

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Balancing the body with breathing (Pranayama)

  Pranayama means ‘to stretch the breath’. It is prudent to advance gradually in any form of stretching that we do with the physical body. When stretching the physical body the ligaments act as elastic tissue and have a great capacity to stretch, provided the extent of flexibility is approached and accommodated gradually by the … Continue reading Balancing the body with breathing (Pranayama)

Body compensation and scars

The body is a magnificently intelligent ‘machine’ that is able to withstand a certain amount of abuse without apparent problems. This enables us to continue to function in a relatively normal manor even when we are compromised. We are all familiar with the way the body compensates for a problem, e.g. where we automatically place … Continue reading Body compensation and scars

COCCYX PAIN

(Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Osteopathy Tips COCCYX PAIN (COCCYDYNIA) Coccydynia is a pain felt in the coccyx or tailbone. It can accompany injury or strain to the coccyx or surrounding muscles, ligaments and tendons. The word coccyx comes from the Greek word meaning cuckoo, referring to its beak-like shape pointing towards the front … Continue reading COCCYX PAIN

NLP: Changing your Mind about new year resolutions

Using New Year as a focus is a great start for making changes – or is it? Common resolution themes revolve around health and behaviour: stopping smoking, losing weight, stopping an unwanted or unhelpful habit, behaviour, limiting belief or phobia; starting a new exercise program, healthy eating, a new career path, a new relationship or … Continue reading NLP: Changing your Mind about new year resolutions