Scoliosis, Exercise and Physical Therapy

What is scoliosis? Scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine. When the spine is viewed from the side it should have curves but when viewed front on, the spine should be straight. In scoliosis, the curvatures are usually described as being an “S” or “C” shape [1]....

Intermittent fasting; is it worth the “weight”?

Written by Kento Pollard Intermittent fasting is a weight loss protocol which has been gaining popularity over the last few years. It involves having periods with limited or no food consumption and boasts many health benefits, some of which we’ve listed below! Pros....

Five Fitness Tips for Older Men (and everyone really!)

  Written by Kento Pollard As we get older, staying in shape can get harder. Little niggles and injuries can become more frequent. Your joints become stiffer, recovery takes longer and it may become frustrating if your body cannot move as well as it used to....

The power of diaphragmatic breathing

Written by Sean Young In today’s fast-paced world, where an abundance of information is being constantly presented to us, it can often be difficult to take a step back and take in all the changes. This can cause feelings of being unsure, stressed and overwhelmed which...

60 and me

Written by Caitlin Hunt  Weight training is not just for men or the muscle fanatics, it has a wide range of health benefits particularly for older women. Strengthening exercises like weights has health benefits for anyone but it’s particularly important for women,...

Diabetes & Exercise

Written by Kira Lightfoot Diabetes is a metabolic condition in which an individual’s body is unable to regulate levels of glucose in the blood 1. If blood glucose becomes too high or too low this can lead to both short term and long-term health complications 1. The...

Alzheimer’s condition and exercise

Written by Madhura Salvi Dementia is a term used to describe a group of conditions characterised by the gradual impairment of brain function.1 An individual’s health and functional ability decline as the condition progresses, their personality may also change as a...