Traditionally, the thorax or rib cage has been thought of as a fairly rigid and immobile region of the body. We now understand that the thorax is an extremely dynamic and important force couple between the upper and lower regions of the body.
Pilates as a form of exercise has exploded in terms of popularity over the years. As such everyone has tried to jump on the Pilates bandwagon and many ‘re-inventions’ of true Pilates have taken place. Much of what is being done currently is
The connection with poor posture and a range of musculoskeletal problems has been well established for some time. Most of us have been told since we were young to stand and sit up straight and most would admit to having difficulty in maintaining
The effects of prolonged sitting have recently been the subject of much new research.It has been known for a long time that a sedentary lifestyle has negative impacts on our health. In 1713, an Italian Physician, Bernardino Ramazzini, observed
Fascia is a continuous 3D web of fibrous tissue from head to toe, made up of proteins that holds the tissue of the body in place and forming your soft tissue architecture. Your fascia interpenetrates every muscle, bone, nerve, artery and vein, it
Article by Megan Dunphy. For every cyclist, correct bike set up is essential in enhancing performance, preventing injury, and ensuring comfort. Cyclists are pre-disposed to overuse injuries due to the amount of time spent in the saddle. Knee pain
Article by Megan Dunphy Good posture is not just about your appearance, it's about your health, and may impact more than you think. Good posture has healthy consequences. Did you just straighten up a bit after reading the last sentence? GOOD- you