Headache and Migraine: What’s the Difference?

A very severe headache might be mistaken for a migraine but there are some specific differences. They are triggered by different factors and people feel distinctive symptoms. What the pain is like A tension headache gives the patient a feeling that an elastic band is squeezing his or her head. The headache is caused by […]

Step into the new year with the right shoes

If the shoe fits, you’re on the right track to achieving your resolution for a healthier 2019, according to a podiatrist at Baylor College of Medicine. Here are some tips for picking the right shoe no matter what your physical activity resolution may be. 1. You don’t have to spend loads of money to get […]

Managing Neck Pain

The management of neck pain usually involves a combination of physical therapy, lifestyle changes and medications. Physical therapy Exercises to keep the neck moving is important to increase and to maintain the strength and flexibility of the muscles and connective tissues that are responsible for providing support to the neck. These exercises can be painful […]

Elbow Pain Management

The appropriate management of elbow pain depends greatly on the cause of the pain, which should be addressed. For most patients, the pain management plan includes a combination of non-pharmacological and medical options to relieve the hurt. A small number of patients may require surgery to relieve the pain, although this is usually reserved for […]

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 […]

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