I’m studying biomechanics at the moment. We’ve been considering lever principles in relation to the body. If you increase abdominal mass because of weight gain that is basically one end of a lever and so you would increase the effort required by your back muscles to support the abdomen. Either you would need to strengthen… Continue reading Forces and levers
Every now and again I get clients who have rather strange pain patterns. I take consultations with my clients and do a medical history. Sometimes a scar from a surgery can have been done so long ago that it no longer seems relevant and yet scar tissue can often be the culprit behind myofascial pain.… Continue reading Scar tissue and clinical massage techniques
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Cooking Time 50 minutes Ingredients 1 cup wild rice 4 cups water Directions Wash, rinse and drain rice. Place rice in pan of water and bring to boil. Turn heat to low, cover and simmer for 45 minutes. Wild rice is ready when black seeds open up to reveal inside. Serve. Notes Wild rice is… Continue reading Wild Rice
If you have booked yourself in for a massage here are 7 ways to make the most of your experience. Massage is a wonderful part of selfcare and studies also show that it can help with relaxation as well as some types of musculoskeletal aches. Eat well, move with flow and keep in good health… Continue reading 7 Ways to Make the Most of your Massage
This past weekend I completed the first weekend in 5 years of weekends which are to head towards a Masters in Osteopathy. We covered posture and gravity and postural assessment. Today I’m writing up notes on the psychology of a client and emotional state of their posture and how the line needs to pass down… Continue reading Osteopathy degree Year 1, weekend 1
Quick tip: half an hour before you eat each meal, have a glass of water. It will help your digestive system to work more effectively.
This is my last weekend before my Masters in Osteopathy degree starts. I have my reading list and a plan for the first day. I’m so excited but realising that I am going to have a lot of work to do over the next 5 years and weekends are not going to be same as… Continue reading My last weekend before…