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Running...a fine line between better performances and injuries

I am a physiotherapist and a runner. As a runner I know there is a fine line between better performances and injuries.   Running is a quick, natural, cheap, flexible way to keep fit. Yet, so many people suffer injuries from performing…
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Can my posture affect my hormones?

Can my posture affect my hormones? The short answer is - yes it can!   Amy Cuddy* from Harvard University has done research on how body language impacts hormones. One of her studies showed how levels of salivary testosterone and cortisol…
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Fascial Manipulation in a nutshell...a very large nutshell...

What is Fascial Manipulation and how can it help you move, live and feel better?   I am a physiotherapist with over 25 years of experience. I treat the usual work related ergonomic injuries and the back and neck pains that often result…
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Stress!

  Stress - the ultimate buzz word associated with modern living and many of us experience it at some time with stress symptoms presenting in many forms.   Stress symptoms may include: fatigue insomnia hyperinsomnia (sleepiness…
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Click..ouch! Was that my jaw?

Jaw pain is no laughing matter!   The jaw, also known as the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), is one of the most frequently used joints in the body. It is used for talking, eating, sucking and yawning. The TMJ muscles activate and oppose…