Myotherapy & Osteopathy

I’ve labelled this blog Myotherapy & Osteopathy because they work so well together. I personally get a Osteopath treatment every 1-3 months and I get a Myotherapy session every 2-6 weeks depending on how much training I’m doing and if I have any niggles from old injuries. Many of our current patients use both Myotherapy… Read More

Is Myotherapy right for me? 3 Part Quiz

We have recently been involved in a health week with a local business and besides the question of “What is Myotherapy?” the second most popular question was “How do I tell if Myotherapy is right for me?” so today I’m going to provide you with a questionnaire to help you determine if Myotherapy might be… Read More

4 common area of pain during pregnancy – Part 2

If you haven’t already read part 1 click here. Part 1 discussed pain of the low back and the ribs during pregnancy. Today’s article is going to focus on 2 new areas; sciatica and hip/groin pain during pregnancy. As mentioned in part 1 there are several reasons why you might experience pain while you are pregnant… Read More

Are you getting enough Vitamin D?

Have you been experiencing muscle or bone pain? Are you catching every bug going around? Do you have the winter blues? If you answered yes to any of these, it could be due to a Vitamin D deficiency. Where to get more Vitamin D The best place to source Vitamin D is the sun. Unfortunately… Read More

Soleus stretches to improve your squat!

Short calf muscles, mainly the deeper soleus muscle can easily hold back your squatting ability. When this muscle is short you will have trouble letting the knee travel past your toes. In a normal squat (and particularly once you add load) in order to bio-mechanically keep everything aligned, the knee needs to travel past the toes… Read More

What on earth is a Body Back Buddy?!

The Body Back Buddy is amazing! It is one of the most versatile self trigger pointing tools you will ever own! Have you ever tried to spiky ball the top of your shoulder? Really really difficult right?! Even harder if you have an injury or pain to maneuver your body over a spiky ball or… Read More

3 tips to get through sleep deprivation

Anyone been watching Le Tour de France? I know Daniel (one of our friendly Myotherapists) has been pulling all-nighters to watch the live action. I think he is crazy, I’m just as happy with the video updates! My Dad does it too, I’m sure there’s lots of avid Tour de France watchers out there currently… Read More

One of my favourite magnesium rich recipes!

We all know that magnesium is good for our muscles but often we find ourselves reaching for a supplement instead of looking at our diets. Here is one of my favourite ways to get magnesium into my body! Chocolate dipped strawberries (approx 285mg of magnesium & approx 360 calories) Ingredients 1 cup of whole ripe… Read More