Core Stability Exercises

Core Stability Exercises

The background on core stability exercises Recent research from around the globe has identified that there is a strong connection between back pain and weak core muscles. Learning from this research, we now know that a strong abdominal core protects the spine. Working...

Pilates with London Irish

Pilates with London Irish

IN THE September edition of Rugby World, London Irish take us through a session of Pilates. The full squad took part in one session per week during pre-season at Ten Pilates, a London-based studio, which has designed rugby-specific classes to put the boys through...

Exercise and Back Pain

Exercise and Back Pain

A typical response to experiencing back pain is to take it easy – either staying in bed or at least stopping any activity that is at all strenuous. While this approach is understandable and may even be recommended in the short term, when done for more than a day...

How physiotherapy lengthens lives and cuts costs

How physiotherapy lengthens lives and cuts costs

© Irish Times http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/how-physiotherapy-lengthens-lives-and-cuts-costs-1.2337746 Chartered physiotherapists are the only health professionals with expertise in movement and exercise throughout the lifespan and across the...

Energizing Yoga Workshop

Energizing Yoga Workshop

So the summer is now a distant memory! But don’t dispair! September is a transitional month and the fresher mornings and clearer air can bring a wonderful feeling of envigoration and enthusiasm if embraced in a positive way. Join me for a vibrant morning of...

15 Natural Back Pain Remedies

15 Natural Back Pain Remedies

No-pill ways to treat back pain by Christine Mattheis Achy back? You’re not alone: back problems send more Americans to the doctor annually than nearly any other medical problem, according to a 2013 Mayo Clinic study. Whether you’re recovering from...

What is Trigger Point Therapy?

What is Trigger Point Therapy?

Benefits of Trigger Point Therapy at Kphysio A trigger point is a tight area within muscle tissue that causes pain in other parts of the body. A trigger point in the back, for example, may produce referral pain in the neck. The neck, now acting as a satellite trigger...

Good Posture Is More Important Than Makeup!*

Good Posture Is More Important Than Makeup!*

by Physioneeds https://physioneeds.biz/physio-blog/good-posture-is-more-important-than-makeup-/ Maintaining correct posture also has a number of health benefits like: 1.- Facilitates breathing 2.- Helps to prevent muscular strain on back pain 3.- Facilitates...

Does Homer Make Our Children Fat

Does Homer Make Our Children Fat

Could overweight cartoon characters encourage children to eat more? It might seem an extreme idea but with one in four Irish children overweight or obese, any possible contributory influence is worth examining. In a study published in the Journal of Consumer...

The Ultimate Pilates Ab Workout: 6 Must-Try Moves

The Ultimate Pilates Ab Workout: 6 Must-Try Moves

http://dailyburn.com/life/fitness/pilates-exercises-ab-workout/ If you’re sick of slogging through endless rounds of crunches at the gym, we don’t blame you. Ab workouts can be boring — but that’s where Pilates comes into play. Based on more than 600 exercises and...