Posture

People often comment that they have “really bad” posture. This is sometimes the case but mostly their posture is not as bad as they might think. A few simple tweaks and they would feel much better about it. Good posture can be quite easily attained by practicing using only the effort necessary to hold yourself upright and move you about. If you think about it there will many tight muscles in your body that are not actually contributing to movement...

Acute – Lower Back Pain

As Osteopaths we treat a lot of Low Back Pain. Acute and Chronic are definitions that are used by the various medical groups including Osteopaths to define pain. These definitions are almost irrelevant to the person suffering the pain, for them the pain is, painful and its degree is what is important. Acute Low Back Pain is pain that has lasted less than three months. Most low back pain, though debilitating and is affecting every part of the suffe...

Lifting Heavy Weights?

I notice that it has become fashionable for personal trainers to encourage their erstwhile sedentary, urban, weakling, clients to lift heavy weights. This is the opposite to the common wisdom of high reps low weights. If you want to stay injury free then stick with the common sense wisdom of high reps, low weights. Personal trainers are often a bit obsessed and want everyone to be fit and strong just like them. While that may be a good idea on the face ...
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