How to overcome low back pain

The number one symptom that people who come to see me have is lower back pain. I read a statistic recently in a newspaper that it was the leading cause of disability in the world. I’ve had clients where it is a mild annoyance, to clients where it is ruining their lives. Why is lower…

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How to stop hip pain

The hip is a so-called ball and socket joint – the ball being the head of your femur (thigh bone), and the socket being a spherical cup like depression in the side of your pelvis. The ball fits snuggly into the socket, and is surrounded and stabilised by strong ligaments and large muscles. It’s a…

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How to stop knee pain

A while back I read a statistic that a quarter of forty five year olds in the UK have knee pain, and that in a quarter of these cases it is debilitating! Why is chronic knee pain so common? I don’t think that question is asked enough. Many health practitioners fall into the trap of…

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How to stop elbow, forearm, wrist & hand pain

One of the reasons why I do what I do now is because I lived with chronic pain in my elbows, forearms, wrists and hands for over seven years. Looking back, I think the advice and treatment I received from medical practitioners was unhelpful and ineffective. Chronic problems with these parts of the body tend…

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4 exercises to improve posture

In this video you can see a short talk I gave to the London YES Group in 2015.  I only had fifteen minutes so started off with a very quick and somewhat oversimplified introduction into what having good posture is, some ways to feel if your body is in balance, and four exercises you can…

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How to sit up straight

One of the most common questions that my clients ask me is how to sit up straight.  It sounds like the answer should be fairly simple but actually it’s not, and a number of things need to be said. First, that the key to ‘sitting up straight’ is to get your pelvis into a good…

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Egoscue exercises for pain free driving

I really like this video from Sonima and Pete Egoscue, a Posture Specialist and founder of The Egoscue Method. He shares three posture correction exercises you can do to help rebalance your body and make driving more comfortable. You could do these right before you drive, in the middle during a break, or at the…

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4 Egoscue exercises to improve your posture

In this video, Brian Bradley, Posture Specialist and Vice President of The Egoscue Method, shows you four Egoscue exercises to improve your posture. (Get more exercises and advice to improve your posture and live pain free by signing up to my free newsletter – click here) So what’s the point of these exercises? Well, when…

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