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Move Better, Move More, Live Longer!
As a Physiotherapist and Pilates teacher it has been my privilege to teach people therapeutic exercises for over 30 years. I have come to know that doing any activity which involves movement is better than not moving, but it definitely is the case that we get more ‘bang for our buck’ if we are Moving Well.
Pilates to prevent Dementia... Really?
Listening to the Menopause Doctor Dr Louise Newson this week I was not surprised to hear that the loss of oestrogen following the menopause increases our risk of Osteoporosis but more surprisingly that declining hormone levels also contribute to an increased risk of dementia.
Pain is in the brain
I spent a day in the clinic on Friday and it got me thinking about Pain. Probably not that surprising as not many people book a Physiotherapy appointment when they feel tickety boo. Pain is a great motivator, it is intended to cause action to protect us. Did you know that a Pain experience depends on how much danger you think you are in not how much danger you actually are in.