Photo a Day Collection – July 2019

So, welcome to the July collection of photos.  This year, Chantelle (aka Fat Mum Slim) has set a theme for this month (and for the remaining months of 2019) and for July it is getting to know you.  So welcome this month to a selection of views into my brain. July 1st...

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Fascia, fascia everywhere…

Fascia /fæʃ(i)ə/ Anatomy, Zoology a. a band or sheath of connective tissue investing, supporting or binding together internal organs or parts of the body b. tissue of this kind I talk a lot about fascia when I'm working, as many people are not sure what it is or how...

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Discussions around truth

At the end of June I was out of clinic for about 10 days attending more courses (yes, I am a course junkie). The final three days were at the School of Life Sciences in Dundee  participating in a Biotensegrity focussed dissection course.  We were working alongside...

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Photo a Day collection – June 2019

I can't believe that we've already completed the June prompts: This year feels like it is flying by!  I'm not certain if doing a daily challenge like this makes the days pass more slowly or faster! Anyway, here are the photos I submitted for the FMS Photo a Day...

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Photo a Day collection – May 2019

This month was dubbed Rainbow month by Chatelle (AKA FatMumSlim) and she proprosed that we should all take photos of us in clothing that involved the colours.  This wasn't likely to happen with me, as I didn't have much time to go clothes shopping, and whilst my...

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When it all gets too much

I recently wrote about stress and what happens to the body in a very broad strokes sort of way.  We all encounter stress and for the most part we can deal with it, and we don't have any major reactions to it.  However, for some people their bodies react in a very...

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Jaw exercises – The Scream

So, an area of the body that can hold a lot of tension is the jaw.  It is the only bone that we consciously move that crosses the mid line of the body and has a joint at each end.  There are so many descriptions that refer to keeping the mouth closed: "Grin and bear...

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