How to bend without hurting your back

How to bend without hurting your back

If I hear someone saying “bend your knees, not your back!” once more, I think I might scream. Why? Because it’s just so wrong, and so counterproductive. Think about it. You have 29 bones in your spine (7 in your neck, 12 in your thorax, 5 in your low back and 5 —...
A regular massage can change your life

A regular massage can change your life

People often ask us how often they should get a massage.  And we think it’s something you should do regularly if you can – in fact, for optimal results if you’re a regular exerciser, a rule of thumb is to aim for a massage every 5-8 training...
Are you sitting comfortably?

Are you sitting comfortably?

“This is great! Can I just sit here for the next hour?” That’s a question I hear several times a week, as newcomers to Victory sink into the rocking chair in my treatment room. Why a rocking chair, I hear you ask? Well, to answer this, we have to go back to the...
Yoga for back pain

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...