Taking One Step At a Time – Walking Your Way to Better Health

14/07/2016

A daily walking programme of at least 30 minutes has been shown to be beneficial for many reasons. Not only does it improve muscle activity, maintain bone density, and improve balance and proprioception, it also reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes, glaucoma,…

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My Love Affair with the Swiss Ball

25/06/2016

As an 18-year old, I had the pleasure of spending a summer in the Swiss Alps, mostly rock climbing, hiking, and a bit of skinny dipping in remote mountain lakes. It was one of those idyllic times when there didn’t seem to be…

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Massage for Better Sleep

18/05/2016

Sleep deprivation can have very adverse effects on our health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Insufficient sleep is associated with a number of chronic diseases and conditions—such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and depression—which threaten our nation’s health.”

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Stress Management with Magnesium

15/03/2016

If you find yourself severely stressed from work or school, lacking sleep, and suffering from chronic pain, you might want to consider taking some Magnesium supplements to help you manage your stress and feel more relaxed. Magnesium is a very important mineral that…

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Real Time Ultrasound Now Available at Excel!

09/02/2016

Real Time Ultrasound or RTUS is an imaging technique which provides a visualisation of muscle contractions while the body is at rest and also during an ongoing activity, so we get an instant snapshot of your muscles as they work and determine if these are activated correctly.

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Taking Care of Your Pelvic Floor Muscles

24/01/2016

Pelvic floor muscles play an essential role in preventing bladder and bowel incontinence. They are also vital in sexual function as well as pregnancy and childbirth. Learn how to take care of your pelvic floor and keep it in great shape in this blog.

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