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4wk Yoga Beginner Foundations Course

Is Yoga something you have always wanted to try but were fearful and intimidated to take the next step and attend a class? Have you attended multiple Yoga classes before and struggled to keep up with the pace, process and intention? Do you simply have a desire to deepen your understanding of What is Yoga? […]

Open Day! Come and Check Us Out!

WELLNESS CENTRE OPEN DAY – FREE CLASSES! To kick off the opening of the clinic we are holding an open day. There will be 3 free classes so you can get to know the other staff and what they are going to offer. Below are the class times. All you need to bring is your […]

The common cold and your pain experience

Myotherapy as a profession has evolved considerably, even since I qualified in 2013. Myotherapy is sometimes still thought of as “targeted massage”; in reality this couldn’t be further from the truth. These days, as myotherapists, we take into consideration the person as a whole. Including lifestyle choices, in order to make well-informed decisions on how […]

Kinetic Link Training – Functional Strength & Conditioning

A different way to get your fix of strength and conditioning. Kinetic Link Training (KLT) is a unique full body workout that is highly effective. KLT is a functional strength and conditioning system using resistance bands,/cable machines and different types of weights. The system has been designed so your whole body is being challenged with […]

5 Neck Stretches For The Office Worker

5 Easy and Effective Neck Stretches Myotherapist: “Why did you make today’s appointment?” Client: “I have been getting a tight neck and shoulders for the last few months. Headaches are becoming more frequent. I think it is from sitting at my desk all day. My workload has been crazy recently.” This is one of the […]

Sternocleidomastoid (SCM), is it causing your headache?

Sternocleidomastoid Sternocleidomastoid (SCM) is an unusual muscle. It has the ability to create movements in many directions. It has two bellys the anterior and posterior, with each performing a slightly different role in terms of movement. The posterior portion performing more of the side bending movement and the anterior more of the head rotation/protraction. The […]

Christmas & New Year Opening Times 2017

Happy Silly Season to you all! We are taking some time off this year in between Christmas and the New Year to recharge our batteries and hit the ground running in 2018. We hope you all have a safe and fun holiday season! Please see our opening hours below for the impending Christmas period. If […]

Serratus Anterior

Serratus Anterior Action: – Abducts/Protracts scapula – Upwardly rotates scapula whilst abducting arm – Stabilises scapula by holding it to chest wall Origin: Anterior surfaces of the first 8 or 9 ribs Insertion: Anterior surface of medial border of scapula Nerve: Long thoracic nerve C5-C7 Serratus Anterior is one of those muscles that you only […]

Tensor Fasciae Latae (TFL)

Tensor Fasciae Latae (TFL) has been a common problem in the clinic this week. I have had two cyclists that have stepped up their kilometers now the weather has warmed up. The increase has resulted in some tightness through the front of the hip, including the TFL. Not quite resulting in ITB friction syndrome but […]

Soleus Muscle and it’s role

Soleus Your Soleus muscle sits underneath your gastrocnemius and tightness can often present as calf/gastrocnemius problems. Recently I had a client come to me in the clinic complaining of calf tightness and discomfort in at the back of his heel. He plays football and pre-season has just started. Like a lot of amateur atheletes, he […]