What the doctors don’t tell you: Instant improvements to your Balance, Gait & Posture!
The foot is a complex structure of 26 bones, 33 joints, and is layered with an intertwining web of more than 120 muscles, ligaments and nerves. 80% of us suffer from foot pain often caused by ill-fitting shoes that force our feet into unnatural shapes. 5 major changes to our feet due to aging: The soles of our feet lose padding.Arches can drop.Circulation weakens causing neuropathies.Proprioception diminishes dramatically causing decreased
Workout @Home : Fitness On- Demand
We are excited to announce we are launching a new service at Hope Pilates: Workout @Home! https://youtu.be/BB00o4-4Lro Struggling to find the motivation to go to the gym? Don’t want to lose time in the crowded transports? Can’t find a nanny to look after you toddlers when you’re hitting the gym? Tired of paying a monthly membership at your local gym at an excessive price? Your working hours do not
Piriformis Syndrome Signs and Symptoms
Piriformis explained The sciatic and peroneal nerve, pictured above, is a thickest and longest nerve in the body. Sometimes both of these nerves pass the underside of the piriformis muscle before dividing (first picture on left),and sometimes they divide and only the sciatic nerve passes through the piriformis muscle (second picture below). Other times they both pass through the piriformis muscle before travelling down the back of the leg, and eventually branching
3 Most common Upper Body conditions affecting Professionals – and it’s CURE!
Upper limb disorders explained Typical office workers sit with their head facing a computer, and arms/hands outstretched over a keyboard and mouse sometimes resting their wrist instead of gliding. Unfortunately, office workers engage in an unvarying position many hours each day. Height, weight, and lack of mobility of the individual also play a part in exacerbating the problems as much as the work environment and bad set up of the workstation. Reports
Road to Feet-ness: 3 Factors Causing Foot Injury
We give very little attention to the foot whenever there is hip or back pain, but little do we know that the improper foot maintenance can enhance or even cause more than just bunions, calluses, and much more imbalance
3 Reasons why Pilates is simply better & safer than Yoga during pregnancy
Pilates is a revolutionary mind & body conditioning exercise programme that targets the muscles stabilizing the trunk, which also helps improve breathing & circulation. Pilates is simply perfect during pregnancy and you will feel like a whole new person after a session and here are just the top 3 reasons why: Reason 1: Pilates ensures doming is avoided. Pregnancy doming is hard or impossible to reverse and can
BACK PAIN – What the doctors didn’t tell you!
Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common complaints in today’s society and is the main reason why adults younger than 45 years old exprience discomfort. Debilitating back pain that continues for more than 3 months are considered chronic. LBP occurs when coordinaton and stablization of the trunk muscles are weak. LBP negatively affects the tunk, including its strength and endurance. As a means to stabilise the trunk, Pilates