“I suffer from Osteoporosis, should I be exercising?”

Osteoporosis is a condition whereby our bones become brittle. It is characterised by a decrease in bone density therefore resulting in fragile bones and an increased risk of fractures (bones breaking).   Our risk of developing osteoporosis increases with age. It commonly develops in women after the menopause but it also affects men. It is […]

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Everybody talks about Pilates. I use it in my practice. But what actually is it?

Pilates is an exercise system, which aims to work the body as a whole. By stretching and strengthening the muscles, working on core stability, improving posture and focusing on your breathing, pilates can give you a full work out. I tend to use pilates exercises when treating my clients. Particularly for people with weak core […]

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The Truth About Core Stability

“Core stability” is a buzzword regularly used by doctors and therapists. But do you actually know what it means and how to get your core working effectively? Many people complain of back pain or hip pain when in actual fact the pain stems from a lack of true deep core muscles. These deep muscles lie […]

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