If only I could get some sleep

Michelle always felt tired and sleepy in the day time, because she could not sleep at night. It usually took her more than 1 hour to fall asleep, and sometimes even the whole night until 5-6am, even though she was really sleepy. Daniel a 12 years old, used to lie down on his desk at […]

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Ever been in a car accident?

Whiplash is an injury to the neck caused by a sudden head movement, usually extension.   Whiplash injuries are most often associated with motor vehicle accidents, especially those where the vehicle is hit from behind. Whiplash can also occur during sports and falls. The head is thrown in one direction and rapidly recoils in the […]

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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 their running training or competitions. There are a number of reasons for this: […]

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Why would anyone want to learn to hypnotise themselves?

Why would anyone want to learn how to hypnotise themselves? Have you have ever felt overly anxious, stressed and lacking in confidence, overcome by change or a relationship ending, wondering why you keep over eating or lacking the motivation to exercise even though you know ‘consciously’ that you will feel great afterward? The list of issues is […]

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Pillows, what do Chiropractors recommend?

Getting a good night’s sleep is crucial for both your physical and emotional health.   However, sleeping for many can be uncomfortable and often this is down the type of pillow they use.  Chiropractor Dr Marti Harris from Quay Health recommends using a contour pillow that has an eggfoam top.  A mild contour will provide gentle […]

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