Sports therapy

September 2, 2018

PRI – Starts With Using The Breath

Using PRI Techniques alongside Pilates and Osteopathy A couple of years ago, I embarked on a training course in something previously unknown in UK. PRI – Postural Restoration Institute– is a system of diagnosis, rehabilitation and treatment founded in US. PRI has breathing mechanics at its core, and really bridges manual therapy and personal training […]

Back pain, Core fitness, Core strength, Muscle and Mind, Natural health, News, Osteopathy, Pilates, Recovery and Performance, Sports therapy, Training
September 1, 2018

Chiropodists or Podiatrists?

What’s the difference?            Whilst Podiatrists and Chiropodists treat similar things and are professionally recognised, Podiatrists have more in-depth training and so can treat in a broader way, especially for high risk feet. The titles of Podiatrists and Chiropodists are protected by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), which is […]

Knees, Podiatry, Sports therapy
October 6, 2017

Treating ballet dancers

Rob Footitt Given the demands of speed and agility, ballet dancing should be considered an athletic activity. Dancers certainly require the same levels of strength, endurance, psychological readiness and aerobic capacity as high-level athletes. As with any athletic activity, injuries are common in dancers. Whilst there are similarities between dancers and other athletes, there are […]

Knees, Recovery and Performance, Sports therapy, Training
June 4, 2014

The niggle

The Niggle What is the niggle? Recognise it and prevent re-injury. You may be feeling the gains of training and hitting your stride. Some of you, however, will be starting to feel the accumulation of the breaking down and rebuilding process that occurs as part of training, as something more like breaking down and not-quite rebuilding. This […]

Sports therapy, Training
January 17, 2014

Tapping towards Freedom

EFT in the media – Linda Flanigan, Hypnotherapist In the link below is a recent news piece featuring Professor Tony Stewart talking about Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) or ‘tapping technique’. This is a wonderfully simple technique to begin positive reinforcements in areas in which you find yourself fearful, anxious or lacking confidence and strength. It can […]

Natural health, Sports therapy