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PILATES IN DULWICH BLOG

Welcome to the ‘blog’ which started as a support tool for our movement and rehabilitation clients and information for clinical patients. It aims to offer practical, no-nonsense, evidence-based information, with a sprinkling of authentic and trusted wisdom from traditional hands-on (and off) medicine.

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Disclaimer: While you are encouraged to make your own healthcare decisions, please do so in collaboration with your doctor or other health professional. The information and statements made here are not intended to be a substitute for in-person medical advice or treatment.

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Ashwagandha, the wonder herb?

Ashwagandha is a popular ancient medicinal herb used in Ayurvedic medicine for over 2,500 years. It is becoming popular in the west because of its his…
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Adaptogens explained

Adaptogens are non-toxic plants (herbs and roots) which can help the body resist physical, chemical or biological stressors. Chinese and Ayurvedic hea…
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Thriving through COVID-19.

The Covid-19 outbreak has meant that life as we know it has changed, at least for a while, and this may have caused you to feel anxious, stressed, wor…
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Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a common back condition where the nerve roots or the spinal cord become pinched or compressed because the spaces within the spinal …
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Lactose intolerance

Do you get bloating and abdominal pain after drinking a large cappuccino, or eating ice cream? If the answer is yes, you could have Lactose deficiency…
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Calcium, why it’s important.

Did you know that the body contains more calcium than any other mineral? Alongside it’s a vital role with bones, it helps with heart health, and is …
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Mattresses advice​.

Almost every patient I see in pain asks if their bed or mattress could cause their symptoms. While your bed could contribute to discomfort, making a c…
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The Relaxation Response

A variety of techniques can help our nervous system back into balance. The relaxation response is one of the simplest because it works like a braking …
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Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless leg syndrome is a nighttime condition of unpleasant sensations in the legs. This could be cramps, aching, pain, tingling or burning. Res…
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