Why you need to try dry needling

Why you need to try dry needling

Dry needling can offer relief for muscle pain and stiffness as well as improving range of motion and flexibility. It’s being offered by more and more physiotherapists around the world, and Norris Health can provide full training of the practice with our courses. What...
Posture is not important – until it is

Posture is not important – until it is

Twenty years ago, posture was a buzzword in the therapy world. Posture analysis was commonplace, and often linked to the then emerging practice of muscle balance assessment. Many articles and books were written on the subject. In fact, our clinic director Dr...
World Diabetes Day: Transform like Tom

World Diabetes Day: Transform like Tom

MP Tom Watson was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, but managed to ‘reverse’ it with physiotherapy and exercise. Tom was more than 22 stone at his heaviest, so it wasn’t easy for him to begin a full exercise regime. He did what he could manage, which was...
How to manage stress with exercise

How to manage stress with exercise

Stress can manifest itself both mentally and physically. You may feel irritable, anxious or overwhelmed, and may experience physical effects such as tiredness, headaches or an upset stomach. There are many possible causes of stress, from feeling under pressure at work...
Scoliosis – what the exercise teacher needs to know

Scoliosis – what the exercise teacher needs to know

Scoliosis is a side (lateral) curvature of the spine, usually associated with a twisted appearance on forward bending movements in yoga.  Normally the spinal bones are stacked on top of each other to form a column.  From the side, there is an inward curve (lordosis)...