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Does Back Surgery Work?

Does Back Surgery Work? Take a look at an alternative to getting back surgery   Its a big question, but after reading the article below you might be surprised to hear that Surgeon Ian Harris says many people considering spinal surgery for back pain should think...

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Beginning a Practice in Mindfulness

Beginning a Practice in Mindfulness

Over the last month I have been exploring and researching the benefits of meditation and specifically mindfulness. I first tried meditation about 14 years ago when I decided to take a course at the Brighton Buddhist center. Once I had completed the course for a short...

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What Is Fascia?

What Is Fascia?

Fascia could be described as our organ of support and intertwines, surrounds and supports every other structure of the human body. The fascia is like a three dimensional net or web of tissue that surrounds and infuses everything, from our muscles, bones, nerves, blood...

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What Is Fascia?

Difference between muscle strain and a muscle sprain

 What is a muscle strain? Often when we feel pain in the muscles it’s due to a strain type injury. Clients are always surprised at how much a strain can impact on their normal daily activities and how long this type of injury can take to heal. So what is a strain and...

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The Importance Of Good Posture

We've all been told at some point in our childhood to sit up straight or to stand up properly but did anyone actually explain to us why this might be a good thing to do? Personally I used to feel like it was just another thing that your parents wanted to nag you...

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Looking At Fascia In The Living Body

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSXpX4wyoY8 Ida Rolf the founder of Structural Integration also known as Rolfing used the grapefruit model to demonstrate to her students the divisions of fascia in the human body. In this video you can see how the grapefruit has an...

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The 4th Phase Of Water

I'm always encouraging my clients to drink more water as most of us simply don't drink enough. Dehydration can contribute to aches and pains in the body and have a negative impact on our muscles and fascia. But there's a lot we still don't know about the importance of...

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The Fuzz Speech

Have you seen Gil Hedley's "Fuzz Speech"? If not, take a look and see what he has to say about the fuzz surrounding your muscles. The fuzz is the fascia that surrounds and infuses your muscles, running seamlessly throughout your body allowing movement, support, and...

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Proprioception our sixth sense

Most of us know what the 5 senses are: taste, sound, touch, smell, and sight - but how many of us have heard of proprioception? Well our proprioception could be considered our sixth sense. Proprioception is our sense of ourselves, it is our ability to sense stimuli...

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Fascia magnified 25X

This short video shows how the fascia looks and behaves in the living body. For years fascia was largely ignored in health and medical practice but now we are starting to see a shift, and scientists, doctors and alternative practitioners are coming together to discuss...

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The benefits of preventative treatment

Monthly preventative treatments can help avoid the need for weekly treatments to resolve an injury Over the 12 years I have been practising Structural Bodywork, Myofascial Release and Deep Tissue Massage, I have seen how often people leave it until they are in pain...

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Difference between muscle strain or sprain old

Difference between muscle strain or sprain old

What is a muscle strain? Often when we feel pain in the muscles it’s due to a strain type injury. Clients are always surprised at how much a strain can impact on their normal daily activities and how long this type of injury can take to heal. So what is a strain and...

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