In a post lockdown world, many of us are spending more time than ever in front of screens, staring down at smartphones or working from home. With the massive increase in screen-based living, our postures are suffering. Unfortunately, poor posture for extended periods of time is a common cause of muscle stiffness and pain.
There’s no doubt about it, snow sports are fun. Whether you’re hurtling down the side of a mountain at 40 mph, or exploring backcountry terrain; snow sports always involve excitement, adventure and exhilaration. But snow sports are much more fun when you’re physically fit.Read More
The Sacroiliac Joint or SIJ as it’s also known as can be a real pain in the bum, literally, and is a problem for many of us. It’s the joint where the Sacrum, an upside down triangular shaped bone at the bottom of the spine meets a section of the pelvis called the ilium, hence sacro-iliac.Read More
This is a question I get asked all the time, and I think we all know the difference between a good and bad pillow or mattress can mean. You only have to have slept in a few hotels or B&B’s to have experienced what difference a bad pillow can make to your sleep as well the comfort in your neck and shoulders the next day.
Experiencing pain is normal. Everyone experiences pain now and then. Pain is supposed to be a protective experience to make sure you stop doing things that may be dangerous. But chronic pain, that is pain that has persisted for more than 3 months, is no longer protective, nor informative. Let’s look at what chronic pain is and what you can do about getting rid of it.