Alec Tinker Osteopath in Yorkshire – Back pain, Rehabilitation, Sports Injuries

Monthly archives for March, 2014

The Power of Stress!

The Power of Stress!
The purpose of stress is to save us from being eaten or to help us catch something to eat. 2 hormones that control stress are called Adrenaline and Glucocorticoid. When in a stressful situation these hormones increase our blood pressure and respiration so that we can get as much oxygen and other nutrients to our muscles as possible. They also [...]

The Core – foundation of moveme...

The Core – foundation of movement
Definition The core is made up of your abdominal muscles, back muscles, pelvic floor muscles, diaphragm and all the organs inside. Core functions Stabilisation – The core is the foundation of movement for the body. Your arms and legs rely on the core for stability and force production.  Before moving our extremities our core should be switch [...]