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Can Posture Affect Your Health and Well Being?

In todays’ blog we are going to look at how posture can have a detrimental and also a powerful effect on our physical, emotional and mental health. We will also explore how we can make changes to increase the quality of our life by considering our posture. According to Harvard Medical School, a healthy posture is important for maintaining good balance. When you have a good posture either standing or sitting, your weight transfer is even through your body and [...]

How to Increase Productivity with The Total Somatics Approach to Health and Well Being.

Well we are here! 2018 has arrived! We are all refreshed and focused for an very exciting year ahead. We can have so many good intentions and get carried away without any real structure or plan. In today’s blog we are going to consider areas of our life which may need adjusting in order to live and maintain The Total Somatics Approach to Health and Well being. Can you recall a time when you felt over tired? Life seemed to [...]

Are you in tune with your Mind & Body?

Over the years many people develop injuries, undergo surgeries and encounter stress and health diagnoses which contribute towards added pressure and trauma to their SOMA or whole person. In today’s blog I am going to discuss how we can overcome this issue and I have provided a 45 minute detailed soma scan with arch and flatten to increase awareness to how your soma is moving, sensing and feeling. Family Dynamics Firstly I am going to discuss family dynamics. If you find [...]

Pain, perception and plasticity

In this week’s blog I am going to discuss the subject of pain. Nobody is immune to pain, we all suffer or have suffered with varying degrees of it. In recent years we have and continue to see the growth and research in the field of pain science and neuroplasticity. Is pain “in your head?” Neuroscience has researched thoroughly and it is widely considered in the area of pain science that pain is created by the brain and projected on to [...]

BACK PAIN RELIEF

Self management of Chronic pain

From time to time we may suffer with pain. But for some, pain is a daily issue which can overwhelm and restrict their quality of life. Chronic pain can last way beyond the expected time for healing and repair following surgery or a trauma. To deal with chronic pain certain pharmaceutical drugs such as codeine or other opioids are administered. Research by DC Turk on ‘the clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of treatments for patients in chronic pain’ revealed [...]