Heat is a great form of therapy for your body. It helps with relaxing your muscles, decreasing your discomfort and encourages the body’s natural healing process. Heat, when applied to the skin, dilates your blood vessels increasing blood flow to the area helping to heal
What makes you feel happy? What is it that you really love doing? What do you wish you were doing more of? - then why aren't you doing it? This week we are talking about making time for the most important thing – you!
We told you how to make an ice pack, now we are going to show you how you can make it at home! Ice is really beneficial in reducing inflammation. When ice is applied to the skin it constricts the blood vessels reducing blood flow to the area. Once removed from the skin, blood vessels open and rich oxygenated blood is delivered to the area encouraging healing. There are multiple cold therapy options for you to
Foam Rollers have been a hot topic this week! We encourage clients to use foam rollers, tennis balls, spiky massage balls, lacrosse balls (you get the picture) to assist their treatments and use at home as a form of self massage. Let's face it, you're an active human being and you don't have a therapist with you 24/7, (if
Do you think clearly when you go for a walk outside? Do you feel calm when you’re surrounded by nature? Going outdoors is so good for you and even science is proving this! The health benefits of going outdoors are amazing, you increase your
Don’t think, Just do! Have you been given exercises to help you recover or help improve your function? Are you someone that will think about doing the exercises, instead spends the same amount of time it would take to do the exercises, looking at your social media page? Exercises (performed correctly) are not intended
One step, two step, three step, four! Movement is key to a healthier you. ‘Moving your body keeps your muscles supple, increases strength and flexibility, and is part of how your body uses the fuel you give it when you eat good food.’
How do you associate a smile? Hopefully seeing another person smile enlightens your day or makes you curious as to why they’re smiling. Hopefully you associate smiling as being happy, being friendly, having a good time. Studies have shown that smiling increases more positive