Yoga for back pain

Whether you’re in need of prevention or healing, low back pain is the commonest reason people take up yoga for healing.  However, not all yoga is the same, and if you do the wrong type or it’s poorly taught, you could end up doing yourself more harm than...

Stretches for Desk Based Workers

According to research, the average Brit spends 9½ hours each day sitting down – 7-8 hours at work, then another hour or two in front of the TV. That’s bad for us, for a whole range of reasons – in the long term it is associated with a higher risk of diabetes,...

Physiotherapy and your health insurance

With the well-publicised difficulties the NHS is currently having, a lot of talk has turned to the benefits (or otherwise) of private health insurance.  Now, I make no claims about being a great expert on the subject, but around half of our patients at Victory have...