Stress, how it affects your body

Last time I was talking about stress and mentioned it does have some benefits but its the ongoing or severe chronic stress that concerns me as health professional and pilates practitionerStress is a part of everyday life; have you noticed how prolonged stress affect you or those around you?

Musculoskeletal pain and painkillers

Joint and muscle pain is probably the number one symptom that prompts people to seek the help of health professionals such as osteopaths. Musculoskeletal pain affects the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves, it is commonly but not always caused by physical injury, which can be widespread or localised in just one body part.

Understanding Sciatica

Sciatica is a relatively common form of pain affecting the leg; patients often misunderstand it. Medically sciatica is a set of symptoms rather than a diagnosis of what is causing the pain. Sciatica means that another spinal structure is compressing a person’s sciatic nerve.