Flexibility is a key factor in injury recovery. In our Liverpool Street clinic, we offer yoga and Pilates to help our patients recover

Flexibility

Stretching up high and touching your toes are well and good, but for long-term flexibility, you may need something with the structure of regular Pilates or yoga. If you’re a beginner, or prone to injuries, work with an experienced teacher who can guide you through the poses and give you individual attention. If you’d like to get started on your own first, click here to try our 5 Yoga Poses for Stiff People programme.

Water is crucial to helping your body maintain basic functions, from breathing to brain function. To break it down, your body is between 53% and 65% water (the people with 53% water tend to have more body fat.) Your brain is 70% water and your lungs are even more fluid, at 90%. Without water, you’ll start to notice things like bad breath, dry skin, tiredness, fogginess and sugar cravings, and chronic dehydration can even result in kidney stones and bowel disorders. Signs of dehydration include a dry mouth, headaches, dizziness and low blood pressure.