Strength Training For Over-50s

Strength Training For Over-50s

What happens to muscles as we age? As we get older our muscles lose strength and power. And they lose it up to eight times faster than they lose muscle mass. In other words we get weaker but we don’t look weaker. We often think aerobic-type exercise like walking, cycling or swimming is better than…

How To Improve Your Posture

How To Improve Your Posture

Were you always told to ‘sit up straight’ or ‘stop slouching’ when you were growing up? Unfortunately, it’s just too easy as adults to fall into bad habits and forget the importance of good posture. Standing or sitting with poor posture for prolonged periods of time places additional stress on your lower back – a…

Best Exercises For Back Pain Relief

Best Exercises For Back Pain Relief

If you’re suffering from back pain, it’s important to try to stay active and resume your normal activities. But you have to know what is going to make things better and what is going to make things worse. There are several ways to stay active safely whilst suffering from back pain – and there are…

What Causes Shoulder Pain And How To Find Relief

What Causes Shoulder Pain And How To Find Relief

Shoulder pain is common, especially as we get older. It can affect your ability to do everyday things, stop you from exercising and even disturb your sleep. Here at Sundial our chiropractors and physio’s work together to solve complex shoulder problems quickly. Our chiropractors assess your spine because your shoulders are directly connected to the…

Your Hip and SI Joint: What’s the Difference?

Your Hip and SI Joint: What’s the Difference?

While figuring out the difference between hip and SI (sacroiliac) joint pain can be extremely confusing, being able to identify which one is the culprit is crucial when you’re looking for relief. Your SI joint connects your tailbone (sacrum) and your pelvis. It’s very fibrous and has a limited range of motion – just a…

How to fix a poor workstation at home

How to fix a poor workstation at home

You must tailor your workstation to you rather than force yourself into awkward postures on the sofa or kitchen table or you will develop pain in the neck, shoulders and back. Stress can also cause tight muscles in the shoulder and neck so, where possible, create a separate work area where you can concentrate and…

Plantar fasciitis – pain in the heel and foot

  What do runners and couch potatoes have in common? They can both get pain in the heel and arch of the foot from problems with ligaments there. These ligaments are called the Plantar Fascia and the problem is known as Plantar Fasciitis and it can cause sharp pain in the heel, arch and foot…

Brighton Marathon Training Advice

Antony, the Sundial physio here in Brighton recently attended a pre-marathon meeting to give advice to charity runners who are giving their sweat and blood to race the next Brighton Marathon in April 2011. They have kindly given their time to run for the The Rockinghorse Appeal. A talk was given by personal trainers, a…