Sports Therapy and Pilates

Children and Pilates

Children and Pilates? When it comes to choosing sports for your child to participate in, Pilates is probably very low on the list. Yet Pilates offers so many health benefits, both physically and mentally, that mean children should give it a go. Children’s health if often compromised due to a lack of physical activity, a Continue reading »

Cranial Osteopathy for Adults

Cranial osteopathy is a treatment not often associated with adults, but with babies. So, when my friend Lydia Armitage suggested she used it as a treatment modality during an osteopathic MOT treatment session I was keen to see how it could affect adults. What is Cranial Osteopathy? Cranial osteopathy is a very subtle type of Continue reading »

Pilates and Cycling

Pilates and cycling would not normally be two exercise options uttered in the same sentence. The traditional view of improving cycling performance would be to get on your bike and pedal, the more miles the better! But what if unrolling the Pilates mat, and spending some time strengthening, mobilising and stretching could also provide improvements? Continue reading »

Living with Ankylosing Spondylitis

    Raising awareness for Ankylosing Spondylitis is important to me because a very close friend lives with it daily, and I’ve followed her story for many years. In fact, throughout our 21 years of friendship I have never known her not to have back pain. I hope this blog, written alongside Lisa’s personal account, Continue reading »