Ear piercing cures migraine?!

One of my patients yesterday informed me about this possible alternative treatment for migraine sufferers called daith piercing. It intrigued me so much I looked up some information on it straight away, here’s what I found… Daith piercing is where they pierce the cartliage inside the ear at the top of the canal (see picture… Read More

Do you suffer from groin or hip pain? It could be FAI.

Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) also known as hip impingement is a problem among active and sedentary people alike. Symptoms may include pain in the groin or hip area and restricted hip range of motion (ROM). It may be aggravated by activity (both intense and endurance types), sitting for long periods of time, operating the pedals in… Read More

Pain Relief Clay Mask

Here is a homemade ‘pain relief mask’ recipe. I adapted this from a face mask I use and combined some well-known muscle soothing ingredients. Give it a go and see if it helps! Ingredients 2 tablespoons clay 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp spirulina or kelp 1/2 tsp Epsom salts 1/2 tsp baking soda 5 drops peppermint… Read More

Foam Rollers: myofascial release and beyond

Foam rollers have been on the scene for a while now. There are new kids on the block such as the rumble roller and the power stick to name a few. However; there are some ways of using the foam roller that just doesn’t work so well with the other kinds of myofascial release tools… Read More