Things that impact pain will vary for everyone. It depends greatly on the type of injury and the cause of pain. However, there is one thing that is common for everyone, no matter the injury… Stress! LET’S TALK ABOUT STRESS! When our mind perceives stress, a change occurs in our nervous system and our hormones react […]
By Dr Fauntine Lariba (Osteopath) Warm ups may not be the goal of training but this preparation phase is still important. Without a warm up we won’t be able to reap the full benefits of our workout and we also increase our likelihood of sustaining an injury. A comprehensive warm up should include 3 components: […]
By Dr Fauntine Lariba (Osteopath) Excising away from your usual training space can impose a number of challenges. Below are 5 points that are relevant for everyone who is climbing aboard the home workout train. 1. Pretty good is pretty good Training at home probably means you don’t have the space, equipment and guidance that […]
If you currently sit in a chair for long periods, there is a good chance you will start to experience back pain, tension or tightness. When it comes to reversing “chair-itis” we need to start with you hips. HOW DO I KNOW IF I NEED TO WORK ON MY HIPS? If you sit all day! […]
If you have recently seen an Osteopath from our team you have most likely been given an exercise to do at home. Prescribed exercises are awesome (of course I think that, it is a huge part of my work) they are tailored to your specific injury, pain and speed up your rate of recovery! Everyone wants […]
What’s the hype about Collagen, and why it could be a good option to supplement? Collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies. It makes up our connective tissue (tendons, ligaments, skin, muscles) and has functions such as strengthening our bones and improving the structure of our skin. The thing is, as we age […]
Joint stiffness in the morning can commonly be a result of inflammation, your mattress or a lack of movement.These 3 things are a good place to start when investigating the cause of your stiffness. 1. Ask yourself… “what did I eat or drink yesterday that may link to how I feel this morning?”Sometimes it’s helpful to […]
By Dr Fauntine Lariba (Osteopath) Gyms and studios are slowly reopening! There are a few things you should keep in mind to ensure that you safely return to your exercise routine: Warm up A warm up is about getting the blood flowing with gentle progressive movements that prepare the joints, muscles and bones for the […]
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As a naturopath I have helped many people with diverse symptoms and conditions associated with hormonal imbalances. I love working with patients on their hormones, it’s such a fascinating and complex area of holistic health, challenging and yet so rewarding when you get to the bottom of what’s going on. In my early days as […]
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