Why You Develop Back Pain in Winter

Why You Develop Back Pain in Winter

Many of our clients complain of lower back pain. For some it is reoccurring each year when the days are shorter and when the temperature drops. Getting on top of back pain when it arises ensures you dodge long term pain and keeps you fighting fit so you can continue...
Returning to Exercise When Restrictions Lift

Returning to Exercise When Restrictions Lift

Our bodies are amazing in that they adapt readily to what loads you expose them to. If you were to start lifting weights, within the first four weeks new neural and motor unit control adaptations would occur allowing you to recruit more muscle more efficiently and...
Why Did I Wake Up with My Neck Stuck?

Why Did I Wake Up with My Neck Stuck?

The technical term for waking up and being unable to move you neck is called “acute wry neck,” sometimes called torticollis. Normally when you sleep you move around a little which keeps the joints between the bones in your neck lubricated by synovial fluid. However,...
The Story with Stretching

The Story with Stretching

The main problem with stretching is that there are so many ways of doing it and in general we don’t stretch well. The tendency for most people is to stretch where there is pain or at least intense discomfort and then stay there as long as possible. Sometimes we pick...