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Self Fix Back Pain

Back pain is usually caused because one section of the back is doing too much to compensate for another section that’s doing too little {so we will be looking at getting the entire back working better}. The back can move in three planes – sagittal (back & forth), frontal (side to side), transverse (rotational). We …

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Anatomy in Motion (AiM)

I completed my AiM training about a year ago and have been using it with clients since then. I thought I should give a brief overview of AiM. Anatomy in Motion (AiM) is the brainchild of Gary Ward; focusing on the relationship between movement dysfunction and pain. Throughout our lives, bodies through go through a …

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How To Foam Roll

A few months ago, I wrote a piece for my website about how to foam roll after doing “research” online. I recently decided to have a better look into the “research” I did and found it was just peoples’ opinions with little or no scientific evidence and then realised how much rubbish there is online …

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Mobility vs Flexibility

Ever wondered what the difference is between mobility and flexibility? The issue with mobility is everyone has a different definition of it and to make it more confusing, often these terms are used interchangeably.   So how do I differentiate between mobility and flexibility? Flexibility is the ability to passively achieve a range of motion …

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Sleep Quality

Most of us know adults need between 7-9 hours sleep per night (you may need to increase this if you’re ill or recovering from a serious injury/surgery). But what about the quality of your sleep? What if I tell you I eat 7 fruit and veg a day – sounds good. But what if I …

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Bad Posture

A short clip by Ted-Ed about posture. Before watching it, I would like to say “bad posture” is only bad if you are in that position for an extended period time (especially with no movement) or whilst weight bearing. It is also bad if you are unable to get into good postural position (due to …

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