Are you ready for golf?

Last year Tiger Woods had to withdraw from Honda classic suffering from “low back pain and muscle spasms”. He underwent micro discectomy for a pinched nerve in his low back. After surgery and re habilitation he rejoined the tour and felt fine until he tweaked his back on the ninth fairway playing at the Firestone…

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Osteopathy coming alive!

Osteopathy coming alive!   I remember many moons ago when I was a fresh graduate.One of my first patient was a nine year old girl.She came to see me accompanied by her mother. Her main complaint was walking “knocked knees” and her mother remarked how her feet and knees were rolling inwards although there was…

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Multi-bed Acupuncture

In a ‘multibed’ clinic, several people are treated together in one large room, hence the term. Multibed clinics are a really new part of acupuncture provision in the West, appearing over the last 10 to 20 years. However, in the Far East it is normal to treat many people together and therefore many people feel…

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fit to ski?

Skiing is one of the most physically demanding sport. Especially if you are a beginner. An average day on the slopes can get you skiing for as long as six hours a day. One of the best ways to get ‘ski fit’ is to cycle. The cycling stance and movement mimmicks skiing. Big strong quadriceps…

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STRESS

The Body’s Stress Response When you perceive a threat, your nervous system responds by releasing a flood of stress hormones, including adrenaline and cortisol. These hormones rouse the body for emergency action. Your heart pounds faster, muscles tighten, blood pressure rises, breath quickens, and your senses become sharper. These physical changes increase your strength and…

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