When we’re young, most of us take our skeleton for granted. It may fracture or even break from time to time, but on the whole, it is an unobtrusive constant. It works tirelessly to provide both protection and pose without any real effort on our part.
Mathieu Rossano BSc (Hons) Ost Med DO ND Practice Principle and Registered Osteopath
It’s a wonderful life, and it’s getting better all the time!The Office of National Statistics predicted last year that, by 2041, life expectancy would exceed 86 years for women and 83 years for men. This will also be creeping up further over time.
We know that sitting is bad for us (if you didn’t know it before reading this newsletter you’ll definitely know it now!) Have you heard the phrase “sitting is the new smoking”? It may sound like quite a dramatic statement but it’s sadly true.
In case you didn’t already know, coconut flour has a much lower impact on our blood sugar levels than wheat flour and is higher in protein. It’s made from the flesh of the coconut, is gluten free and far tastier than other wheat flour alternatives.
Jackie Graham BSc, Lic Ac, MBAcC
Registered Acupuncturist & Tui Na Massage Therapist
The effects of a sedentary lifestyle are starting to become well-documented. One of the major musculoskeletal problems we as therapists are presented with are neck and back ache – the direct result of spending too long on computers or mobile phones.
Mathieu Rossano BSc (Hons) Ost Med DO ND
Practice Principle and Registered Osteopath
A warm welcome to the May-June newsletter. A Sedentary Life is the topic for this edition, in which our team shares some valuable insights and information to help encourage you to get away from your desk, or up from the sofa.