Riders – learn like an Olympian

Deborah Criddle who won a gold and two silver medals at the London 2012 Paralympics has been having Alexander Technique lessons as part of her training schedule.  In an interview after the Paralympics she stated: “For the last year I have been having regular weekly Alexander Technique lessons both on the ground and on a […]

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Children’s Posture at the Computer

I was visiting a friend at the weekend and their 9 year old was using the computer for his homework.  Whilst this looked a lot more fun than homework was in my day, it might not be fun in the long term (or even short term) for his back. He was sitting at the kitchen […]

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Ageing doesn’t need to be a downhill process

Getting older doesn’t mean things inevitably are on a downhill slide.  Getting in and out of the chair can be done without moans and groans and backache isn’t something that has to be accepted as a part of ageing. It’s about looking at how we do things.  Plonking into a chair is heavy and will […]

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Are you sleeping comfortably?

I see many people who find sleeping quite uncomfortable. They often wake up with neck pain or back pain and can feel stiff and achy in the morning. Sometimes people can wake in the night and find it hard to get comfortable at all. There’s no one best sleeping position as it’s an individual thing […]

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Wearing Glasses

When you put on a pair of glasses or sunglasses do you nod your head down to do so? And do you do the same when taking them off? No need. Instead, try keeping your head still and lift your spectacles up and over the ears. Changing these and other daily habits can help prevent […]

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