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Let’s Help Sheila!

Her story… 5 years ago, after an accidental fall, it was discovered that Sheila had a tumour on her left kidney. Three weeks later she had a lengthy surgery – an open partial nephrectomy – which is where they removed half of her kidney and the tumour. She was then told several times she was […]

Personal Training at Body Consultancy

What is Personal Training? Here at Body Consultancy we offer tailored exercise prescription on a personal one-to-one basis. But we are different from the rest… Our personal trainers are highly qualified and work closely alongside our practitioners to offer not just a fitness plan, but also an injury preventative or rehabilitation program if needs be. […]

Yoga or Pilates: Which is right for you?

What is yoga? Yoga originated in India and is presented as a philosophy. It’s about self-knowledge through physical exercises, breathing and meditation. During body exercises called Asanas, all muscles are stretched and then released in order to increase flexibility and strength. Breathing exercises, called Pranayama, aim to connect the body with the mind through breathing. […]

Chiropractic Care: Ways Your Body Can Benefit

Our advanced chiropractic care diagnoses, treats and prevents disorders of the musculoskeletal systems of your body without pain, drugs or surgery. Quite simply, treatment can improve your health problems, with many patients enjoying immediate relief after both the treatment and follow-up care. Joint Pain and Arthritis If you are struggling with regular joint pain or […]

5 Benefits of Daily Yoga

1. Improve flexibility, strength, posture and fitness Daily yoga will help stretch and tone your body muscles. You don’t have to be super flexible to practice yoga, it can be practised at all levels of ability. When thinking of improving your fitness, most of us think of huffing and puffing away at the gym, but […]

Pilates and Lower Back Pain

Struggling with lower back pain? Mistakes we commonly make in our lifetimes frequently involve moving and exercising without assuming the correct posture and stance (possibly due to inflexibility or weakness). Repeatedly performing these movements incorrectly might not be painful at first but will lead to injury if sustained. What is Pilates? Pilates is a mat-based […]

Managing Foot Pain

The management of foot pain can vary for each patient as the best course of action depends on the cause of the pain. In most cases, a qualified Chiropractor, Sports Therapist or Physiotherapist will be able to diagnose the problem through examination. Physical Therapy For pain caused by inflammation following a physical injury to the […]

Learning to Breathe

Did you know that the average person breathes 16 times per minute? So, over the course of a year, the average person takes over 8 million breaths! We are born with the innate ability to breathe, meaning we do not need to be taught. However, as we get older we can form some bad habits […]

Built to Walk: Free Presentation Evening & Fundraiser

The biomechanics of walking, the benefits, and advice to get you walking properly Date: Thursday 14th June 2018 Time: 6pm (presentation 6.30pm) Come along to our free presentation evening on the subject of walking for all ages and abilities. We will be talking about what happens to the body when we walk, the benefits and […]

Foot Biomechanics

Did you know that each of your feet contain 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments and 19 muscles? They are designed to provide a stable yet mobile platform for the rest of our body. However, when wearing shoes, we cannot use our feet in the way they are meant to be used. This can lead […]

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