The Missing Link within the treatment of Back Pain

In this blog, I will be delving into the subject of back pain.  We will consider situations within my clinical practice and how you can take those lessons and apply them into your own situation. The buzz word! For many years I've heard the latest buzz word, from “weak” to “fragile”  to “activate” and the list goes on!  One buzz word and opinion which has been around for many years is to strengthen muscles to treat back pain.  If you are [...]

How to cultivate new habits

Thinking, doing & being These three actions are quite different yet very important with learning, let me explain why. If you are a driver, can you recall your early days? I remember my driving instructor would teach me how to read the road as well as listen to the engine whilst changing gears. I was taught how the engine worked and also the safety measures to take if I was stranded on the road side. Taking all this information in initially [...]

How does your environment influence your wellbeing?

In this week’s blog I would like to highlight a common subjects that have been raised many times in recent months.  I have created a short video for you.  Within this video are a few points to consider and also an invitation to an upcoming event. https://youtu.be/oB726KggYfY Are you a thermometer or a thermostat? Do you know the difference between a thermometer and a thermostat? When you consider the actions of a thermometer, it reacts to the environment and you see it [...]

How to be a Habit Breaker!

If you are a regular reader of my blogs, you will know I often discuss how we live the majority of our day unconsciously or subconsciously. From driving to work and wondering how on earth we arrived, to questioning whether we switched the iron off or not before leaving the house! We do things subconsciously all the time. However, in this week’s blog we are going to consider how some of our habits can be drivers for keeping us [...]

How to manage pain & move with ease

The biggest question I am asked as a Clinical Somatic Educator and Somatic Movement teacher is “how can I manage my pain and move with ease?”  In today’s blog I will explain with some basic neuroscience how you can manage pain and move with ease. Is pain the enemy? Many people view pain as the enemy.  Granted, if you have struggled for years with pain, you will feel it is an enemy and holds you back.  However, how would you feel [...]