Diaphragmatic Breathing

Diaphragmatic Breathing What is the Diaphragm? The Diaphragm is the most efficient muscle of breathing. It is a large, dome-shaped muscle located at the base of the lungs. Your abdominal muscles help move the Diaphragm and give you more power to empty your lungs. When you become stressed or anxious, your breathing will become shallower. […]

Pillows and Matresses

We spend a third of our lives (if you’re lucky) on our pillows and mattresses but often underestimate their influence on our health and bodies. But how do you know a good mattress or pillow to a bad one? My advice to patients is fairly simple. A good mattress is not about how hard or […]

Posture, Breathing and Arthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) OA is a group of chronic, degenerative conditions that effect joints (also known as Degenerative Joint Disease and osteoarthrosis). Arthritis means – inflammation of the joint but OA is more degenerative than inflammatory.  OA is the most common form of arthritis. What happens to the joints in OA? With repeated stress the cartilage in […]

10 tips to prevent back and neck pain during flights

Frequent business trips and long haul travel can have a detrimental effect to lower back and neck health.  Sitting for long periods in a cramped chair and a stuffy environment can create and exacerbate musculoskeletal complaints.  It’s the last thing you need if you are in and out on a quick business trip where efficiency […]