Are you looking to change your happiness habits this year? If so, take a look at this. It is a Happiness Calendar designed by a wonderful caring outfit www.actionforhappiness.org. It is full of actions for yourself to be happier, and bring more happiness to others. Maybe share it with your friends.
What’s your new year resolution for 2018? The New Year is a couple of weeks away and perhaps you have decided that, on January 2nd 2018, you are going to give up smoking and never smoke again! Brilliant. You have just made the first step to becoming a non-smoker. So what’s next?
What a fantastic week it has been for the Putney Clinic of Physical Therapy! As we mentioned previously, the Institute of Osteopathy had nominated us for their Practice of the Year award. To receive this nomination was a great achievement. Therefore, it is with even greater pride that we announce to you that we won!
Later this month sees the celebration of the Institute of Osteopathy Annual Convention. The iO Convention is the biggest and best-known osteopathic training and networking event in the UK. Therefore, it is a honour that the iO have invited clinic director, Clive Lathey, to make a presentation at this year’s event. Clive will be talking on the subject of Exercise Rehabilitation from a Clinical Approach.
Discover how you can improve posture and avoid injury at work with our workstation ergonomics questionnaire. In order to assess whether your workstation is set up correctly, please answer the questions as accurately and honestly as possible. In a ergonomically correct work environment, all questions should be answered in the affirmative. If the reply to any of these questions is no, action should be taken to optimise your workstation and avoid any possible office-related injuries before they arise. You may be able to do this yourself or with the help of your manager, union or health and safety representative.
The plank is one of the best (if not ‘the’ best) exercises for strengthening the core area as it works so many muscle groups in the shoulders, abdomen and back. For many people, the plank can be a nemesis, but it doesn’t have to be like that. In this post, we have outlined 6 top tips for performing the plank effectively.
Heat exhaustion and heatstroke are common during prolonged spells of hot weather. For this reason, the Government has issued health warnings so as to prevent them from occurring. However, it is important to remember that this information is relevant for exposure to sunshine at any time of year. Here are some top tips for keeping cool in hot weather.
Are you looking to improve your running form? Or do you feel that you don’t have enough pop in your ankles or kick in your hips? Well, take a look at this video from Mark Buckingham, a member of the British Triathlon Team and TriGold squad. He offers advice to kick start some good quality movement patterns which will help you to improve your running form.
Following the recent Royal Chelsea Flower Show, some of you may have the green-finger bug. Did you know that gardening was one of the household activities that most commonly causes back pain? Before venturing out into the garden, here are five top tips for back pain prevention while gardening.
Did you know that cranial osteopathy for treating colic in babies can be an effective treatment? As well as this, it can be used in a number of other conditions. This article by Liz Neale, originally published on the Daily Mail Online in June 2011, highlights some of the benefits of cranial osteopathy.