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Sciatic Nerves & their Clinical Significance

Sciatic Nerves & their Clinical Significance

The sciatic nerve is the largest (thickest) and longest nerve in your body and supplies nerve feedback to the back of the thigh, the leg and has further branches all the way down to the foot so you can see why it is such an important part of our anatomy.  It has both...

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Diverticulosis Dangers, Do’s and Dont’s

Diverticulosis Dangers, Do’s and Dont’s

If you are lucky enough to have been offered the screening for Bowel Cancer in your Fifties, that uncomfortable camera tube may have shone a light on a few little bulges which you have not been necessarily aware of in your Sigmoid Colon.  You may even have been shown...

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Sacré bleu! My SI Joint!

Sacré bleu! My SI Joint!

We can think of the pelvis like a bowl and the spinal column like a broom handle sticking up from the bottom of the bowl.  This picture demonstrates how necessary the surrounding muscles, ligaments and connective tissue are for keeping both elements stable. The...

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How to find inner peace and joy

How to find inner peace and joy

In our Egocentric Ideology in the West in particular, the obsession with having more and happiness being somewhere to get too via the acquirement of one more thing some time in the future ("I'll be happy when this grandchild of mine is safely in the world" etc etc) it...

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Psoas Release

Psoas Release

The Psoas (which has a silent P and therefore we say Soas) consist of the Iliopsoas muscle (which is the Psoas Major and the Iliacus) and the Psoas Minor. We aren’t going to focus on the latter but instead give the attention to the bigger and more significant of the...

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Is Your Well Deep AND Full?

Is Your Well Deep AND Full?

If I want to evolve and grow, I need to spend some time practicing things that truly challenge me.  For instance, it is challenging for me to find 5 quality undisturbed minutes in my day, day after day, even at the weekends and on Christmas Day that were cleared for...

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Beginner’s Mind & New Consciousness

Beginner’s Mind & New Consciousness

It's the very beginning of 2019 which reminds me of the beginning of a school term.  You know, when our exercise book was so fresh, you could smooth your hand along the cover, which didn't yet contain scrawly doodles, coffee stains, ink blots and creases and didn't...

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Day 9 of 10 Days of Peace This Christmas: Breath Deeply

Day 9 of 10 Days of Peace This Christmas: Breath Deeply

Christmas Day is nearly upon us.  Maybe you are calm.  Maybe your are not!  But either way, stopping to take some deep breaths today will change your mental state inside a minute!  I recently got an Apple Watch which contains a reminder to do deep breathing a few...

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