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 […]
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 impact and movements to come. […]
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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 […]
There is something grounding and very human about a ritual, something deep within us finds comfort in the process. Rituals aren’t limited to religion and have varied across time and culture. In this present day we seldom encounter them as central components of life and rituals have become something that we have to actively cultivate. […]
What’s happening at The A Life during this COVID-19 period? We are listening and responding carefully as the rules and regulations continue to evolve. Our movement classes have transitioned to an exciting new online platform and Osteopathy is currently still open to a limited capacity with strict hygiene standards. We are also offering online Osteopathy […]
If your home is now your workplace, ensuring your safety and wellbeing in a new environment is now your priority. REST & MOVEMENT BREAKS Avoid static postures for prolonged periods of time Every 30 minutes of work take a quick movement break Every 20 minutes give your eyes a break from the screen (look away […]
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