Compliance – Alliance

Adhering to your home program Being a practitioner of the healing arts is a great job. It is immensely satisfying to precipitate a client’s recovery or improvement and then nurture them along the way to full function. But…it is probably safe to say that one of the most frustrating aspects of being in the field […]

We Don’t Know Squat

A Physiotherapist pal of mine told me years ago that the beginning of  our modern low back pain woes can be blamed on a man named John Crapper, inventor of the modern toilet.   In developing countries that have yet to embrace “the Crapper” there is very little incidence of back pain and some of these […]

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Stress – In The Long Term

My previous blog Stress – Can It Be Good? described the stress response and how it is ideal for short-term, immediately stressful occurrences nowadays most stress is psychological and long-term rather than physical, and short-term. Think worrying about your child growing into a rebellious teenager versus escaping a lion. In long-term stress, the stress response remains switched […]

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Pilates Beautiful by Bluebird Pilates Munich – Spine Corrector

Joseph Pilates Spine Corrector by Bluebird Pilates Munich Published on 18 Jun 2013 Visit Our Website Here : http://www.bluebirdpilates.com/defaul… Visit Us on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bluebi… Produced and performed by Bluebird Pilates Munich München Music: copyright permission by abyssate.org

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Pilates and Mental Health – Part 5

“Pilates teaches me what’s wrong with my body” The more I work with this small group of male addicts the more I learn from them.  Whereas ‘mindful Pilates’ previously had just been my ideal way to work, simply a concept, since working with these men I feel I now have proof. In these classes, we don’t always […]

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Pilates and Mental Health – Following Weeks

Posture is the key It’s been a few weeks on since I last wrote about my experiences in delivering a Pilates class for a group of male addicts. The numbers have dropped because some of the previous residents have moved on most only stay between three to nine months. I’ve learnt a lot more about […]