Posture. What do we really know?

Posture is a frequent topic of discussion for physiotherapists, clients, the media and society. A common belief is that spinal pain is caused by sitting, standing, or bending “incorrectly”. Many patients tell us, “I know I have bad posture” before we begin examining them. It is often assumed that “incorrect” posture is the cause of pain and needs changing, but does it? What does the science tell us?  Is there such a thin.

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)

What is the Lymphatic System? The lymphatic system consists of a network of organs and tissues that help the body dispose of toxins and other waste products. It also transports lymph (fluid) which carries infection fighting white blood cells to where they are needed. It plays a key role within the immune system and its purpose is to manage fluid levels in the body as well as dealing with bacteria, cancer cells and waste by-products of bodily functions that could lead to disease and disorder if not addr.

Muscle imbalances

What is a muscle imbalance? To properly understand what is meant by muscle imbalance, it is essential to understand the fine balance in which our bodies operate. Different types of tissue have different roles. Some tissues have the ability to change their length and guide movement. Muscles, for example, will contract and relax to change their length to alter the position of other tissues, usually bone. Because of this function, they.