One frequently question asked in clinic by patients: What is THE ideal mattress? Some say the mattress must be soft to allow spine alignment and avoid joint pains from compressions, other state that mattress should be firm in order to offer the optimum support. The answer? There is no specific answer, or universal rule. Confusing? … Continue reading Mattress: how to find the right one?
[To be noted: this is a very prompt summary, a very basic description kept simple for everyone. If you require more information about each of the profession you should discuss with their professional body or a therapist of each branch themselves.] Any of theses professions have to answer this emblematic, empirical question: what is the … Continue reading What is the difference between an osteopath, a physiotherapist and a chiropractor?
Stretches: you know about them, you are doing them, your doctor give them to you but actually what their actual benefits are, and how to do them properly seems to be a bit of a blurred area in common knowledge, with a lot of myths and misconceptions. So here is an article that attempted to … Continue reading How and why Stretching?
Do you know how much pressure we put on our self in the society of today? Initially, stress is supposed to be a survival instinct, it is to be and to have a short term action: to run away or to fight for your life. Stress is a good thing: it makes you stronger, faster, … Continue reading Why and how did stress become your worst enemy?
Although the actual daily quantity of water needed per day per person is still discussed, keeping hydrated throughout your day is essential in regards to your general health and more. Take it from this point of view: our body is composed of 60% of water (80% for babies) and we are constantly losing fluids in … Continue reading 6 Reasons why water is so important for your health
Wondering why we keep saying sitting for too long is bad for you? Nowadays, it has been found that the average person spend more than half of their time in a day in 'sedentary pursuits'. This fancy term basically is a broad expression envelopping effortless, energy saving behaviour such as: sitting watching tv, playing video … Continue reading Why sitting is the new smoking