Failed Treatments.

“Helplessness and immobilization keep people from utilizing their stress hormones to defend themselves. When that happens, their hormones still are being pumped out, but the actions they’re supposed to fuel are thwarted. Eventually, the activation patterns that were meant to promote coping are turned back against the organism and now keep feeling inappropriate fight/flight and […]

Awareness.

Awareness is one of the most powerful tools in your arsenal. Especially if you are experiencing persistent pain. I don’t mean simply being more aware of your pain – while that might be useful to help you avoid further provocation of your symptoms, it can equally be problematic if you become hypervigilant about checking if […]

Movement – Why?

Movement is life. There I said it. Lately in clinic people have been asking me why I consider movement to be so important. So here goes 🙂 For me, if you have a lack of movement, you have stagnancy. If you have stagnancy for too long, it usually leads to decay, overgrowth and lack of […]

The dreaded leg length discrepancy!!

This is one of the most unhelpful MYTHS that I hear about in clinic at least once or twice a week. In my career to date, I have seen two people who have had an actual leg length discrepancy. Both were as a result of direct trauma to boney structures. The problem with “leg length […]

When Skiing Goes "Off Piste"

David is somebody I trust, knowledgeable and calm and actually listens to what you are experiencing, regularly checking out that the work being carried out feels safe,

When Skiing Goes “Off Piste”

I love skiing, I have travelled the slopes now for over 25 years, exploring, investigating, feeling the thrill and loving the nightlife too. There is one main rule in skiing, never look back. So what did I do? I looked back, just as I was sliding “majestically” into a parallel stop. Two days previously there […]

Beliefs – Unbelievably Believable!

Promoting awareness about the power of language and beliefs among sufferers of pain and therapists alike, empowers us all to adopt more supportive language and beliefs about our bodies and this is a key piece that will allow everyone to move forwards more quickly towards pain free living and less future episodes of pain

Clinic Relocation :)

Hi everyone 🙂 It has been a while since I last posted any blogs or social media content on my business page. I have been extremely busy in clinic and prioritised my time to focus my energy on helping the clients that I have worked with, rather than blogging or sharing content. Today though, I […]

Role Reversal.

Todays blog is a complete Role-Reversal 🙂 This blog will detail my reflection on being on the other side of the therapist – patient dynamic! (*Long Post* – fresh cup of tea/coffee would be the perfect accompaniment!) It is all too common nowadays to meet a person who is struggling with their body. It is […]

Some lovely feedback :)

I was recently booked for a Corporate Clinic Day by a company outside London to see if I could help their employees with some of the main and symptoms that they were experiencing on an ongoing basis. These problems had been contributing to days missed from work and the owner of the company was keen […]