Meditation is now taken seriously by athletes and a wide range of professional people who want to maintain their bodies and their minds at peak performance, or simply to remain pain-free.
- 06/10/2019 0 CommentsThe science behind meditationRead More
- 06/10/2019 0 CommentsEnergy MedicineRead More
Each atom in the universe has an oscillating energy field as does each individual human being. Just as each atom has an epicentre of its energy field so does each person have an epicentre of its energy field, which is scientifically verifiable.
The human energy field epicentre is a concentrated spot of high energy that the trained person can feel or even see.
- 06/10/2019 0 CommentsAn Introduction to Theragem Crystal Light Therapy – by Graeme StroudRead More
Theragem Crystal Light Therapy uses light shone at various frequencies through specific precious gem stones on to the physical body to restore health. The frequency of the energy induced is dictated by the unique properties of the gem stone used. It should not be confused with modern light or colour therapy or crystal healing because it is derived from proven medicinal qualities of particular gem stones for the treatment of illnesses.
- 06/10/2019 0 CommentsCommon Running Injuries – Iliotibial Band (ITB) SyndromeRead More
This is a common injury that I treat quite regularly and occurs most often in sports people and particularly in runners.
The iliotibial band is a sheet of connective tissue that runs down the outside of the thigh from the upper femur to the knee.The function of the ITB is to help to stabilise the knee joint.
- 06/10/2019 0 CommentsBasildon gymnast goes gold!Read More
Basildon mayor David Harrison called for a civic reception to be held for Basildon gymnast Max Whitlock – who won an Olympic gold medal in the Men’s Pommel Horse tournament – when he returned to Basildon from Rio de Janeiro. The victory came only hours after Whitlock secured a gold medal for Men’s Floor Exercises and days after he secured a bronze medal in the Men’s Individual All-Around competition. The 23-year-old athlete trained with the South Essex Gymnastics Club at the Basildon Sporting Village, and is an inspiration to Essex gymnasts who dream of one day becoming Olympic champions.
- 15/02/2019 0 CommentsCommon Runners’ Injuries – Achilles Tendinitis and StrainRead More
Pain in the Achilles tendon area is a very common injury among runners and can’t be separated from problems in the calf muscles (gastrocnemius and soleus).
- 15/02/2019 0 CommentsCommon Running Injuries – Plantar FasciitisRead More
What is it? Plantar fasciitis is a common runner’s injury, caused by inflammation of the connective tissue that runs from the base of the toes to the heel bone (calcaneus.) This connective tissue is called the plantar fascia, and it supports the underside of the foot.
- 15/02/2019 0 CommentsCommon Running Injuries – Hamstring StrainRead More
The hamstring muscles run down the whole length of the back of the buttock to the back of the knee. The hamstrings consist of three muscles: the biceps femoris; semitendinosus, and the semimembranosus.
A hamstring strain may vary from slight with no tearing, to moderate strain with light tearing of the muscle or the tendon, to severe strain with a large muscle tear and/or complete rupture of the tendon.
- 14/12/2018 0 CommentsPeak Performance and sports injury prevention testimonialRead More
Many athletes do not realise that an osteopath with Graeme's experience can increase the oxygen uptake of the body.....