Category Archive for "Back pain"

Is your pregnancy a pain in the butt?

The process of a growing a human inside you can cause many weird and wonderful things to happen to your body. Increased weight, a change in your posture and some pretty significant hormonal changes can mean that a few twinges

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Mat vs Reformer Pilates – what’s the difference?

We know that Pilates is one of those ‘all rounders’ when it comes to exercise. It’s great for building strength and stability, for improving flexibility, balance and mobility and also offers the added bonus of challenging the brain<->body connection. One

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3 tips for a better breastfeeding position

I know a lot of money can be spent on really fancy feeding chairs by new mums or mums to be. You’re going to spend a lot of time in it, it might as well be a good one, right?

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Should you be able to touch your toes?

Touching your toes is often seen as some sort of reflection of how athletic / fit / sporty you are. I’ve noticed people are either very proud when they can touch their toes, or they seem a little embarrassed when they

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3 reasons you didn’t like Pilates (and why you should give it another go!)

Word is well and truly out that Pilates is good for us. It offers so many benefits, from improved strength & flexibility to enhanced coordination, body awareness and posture. So why isn’t everyone doing it? Well sometimes just knowing something is good

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Which mattress should I buy?

This is one of those questions I am asked a lot! You might remember I gave my top tips for choosing the right pillow here, but picking the right mattress can seem even more daunting. This is because they are

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Should I crack my own back?

Cracking your knuckles / back / neck (or whatever tickles your fancy) can feel oh so good. But is it any good for you or should you be avoiding it all together? What happens when you crack a joint? Self-manipulating

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