How a physio can help with postural weakness

Postural weakness, generally, is often caused by weak core muscles. This could be due to poor posture, repetitive positions and daily tasks such as prolonged periods of sitting at a desk. Postural weakness can present as aching in the back and shoulders, especially...

World Osteoporosis Day

Osteoporosis is something which can affect us all. It is more common in women than men but that doesn’t mean it affects women exclusively. Osteoporosis is a condition where bone density decreases, and this can cause bone to weaken and to fracture more easily. It...

Regular Mat Pilates versus Reformer Pilates

Pilates in any format improves core strength, flexibility, mobility, balance and muscle tone. All this us physical therapists LOVE! However which method is best, Mat or Reformer Pilates? Let’s be clear, both beneficial to building up your core strength and toning your...

Balance awareness week

As a Physiotherapist and Pilates Teacher I often test people’s balance. They are often surprised when they try and do something they assume they can do with ease, but in fact turns out to be a little harder than they thought it would be. Why don’t you have a go...