To make sure you are fit and as ready as possible for your ski holiday, you need to work on three main areas: Hip, knee and ankle flexion and extension; Good endurance strength and fitness; Core stability and upper body position awareness. Read more>>
Change position or activity at least every hour
Take regular exercise that you enjoy
During repetitive tasks: vary rhythm and take frequent breaks
On long journeys adjust car seats and take regular breaks to stretch and move around for a short time
Pace yourself with heavy work and take care when lifting
Watch your children’s posture - they shouldn’t spend too long at a computer or carry bags on one shoulder
During pregnancy, osteopathy can help your body to adjust to the changes taking place
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(bruising, sprains, strains)
Protect from further injury
Rest stay calm, lying down is usually best, wait for any spasm to subside
Ice apply anything cold for 10 minutes
Compression use a support bandage or cushions if needed
Elevate an injured limb to reduce swelling
What is FAST?
Facial weakness - can the person smile? Has their mouth or eye drooped?
Arm weakness - can the person raise both arms?
Speech problems - can the person speak clearly and understand what you say?
Back Pain & Posture
Work & Driving
Mothers & Babies
As you get older
Frozen Shoulder Treatment
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By simply measuring your waist and comparing it to your height, you can quickly tell if you are carrying too much abdominal fat - the biggest risk factor for heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and other obesity related diseases. Read more>>
The fat surrounding the liver, stomach, small intestine and colon (and other abdominal organs) is referred to as visceral fat. Visceral fat is very metabolically active. This means than it releases certain fatty acids, inflammatory agents, and hormones that lead to higher LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, blood glucose, and blood pressure. Read more>>