Monthly Archives: December 2017

Merry Christmas!

From our family at Back Into Motion to you and yours.Wishing everyone an enjoyable and fun-filled Merry Christmas.From our family at Back Into Motion to you and yours.Wishing everyone an enjoyable and fun-filled Merry Christmas.

Healthy Eating for the Holidays

With the holidays in full swing, here are some useful tips to bear in mind so as to avoid holiday over-indulgence. Don’t arrive on an empty stomach. Have a bowl of cereal,  fresh fruit or a handful of nuts  before you arrive. Skipping breakfast or lunch may cause you to overeat and consume more calories than you would if you had eaten something beforehand. Offer to bring a healthy dish.  Avoid excess alcohol and snacks. Save your calories for the main meal. Alcohol provides many calories and Read More +With the holidays in full swing, here are some useful tips to bear in mind so as to avoid holiday over-indulgence. Don’t arrive on an empty stomach. Have a bowl of cereal,  fresh fruit or a handful of nuts  before you arrive. Skipping breakfast or lunch may cause you to overeat and consume more calories than you would if you had eaten something beforehand. Offer to bring a healthy dish.  Avoid excess alcohol and snacks. Save your calories for the main meal. Alcohol provides many calories and Read More +

Got DOMS? (Delayed- Onset Muscle Soreness)

Delayed – onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is exercise related muscle pain. It develops after excessive and unaccustomed exercise, and is particularly prevalent if that exercise has an eccentric (contracting whilst lengthening) component. How is it caused? DOMS is caused by myofibril tears (muscle strains) and this  micro trauma results in an inflammatory response with intramuscular fluid and electrolyte shifts. Symptoms Symptoms include a dull muscular ache that develops 24 to 48 hours after the performance of a new or strenuous exercise. It is localised to Read More +Delayed - onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is exercise related muscle pain. It develops after excessive and unaccustomed exercise, and is particularly prevalent if that exercise has an eccentric (contracting whilst lengthening) component. How is it caused? DOMS is caused by myofibril tears (muscle strains) and this  micro trauma results in an inflammatory response with intramuscular fluid and electrolyte shifts. Symptoms Symptoms include a dull muscular ache that develops 24 to 48 hours after the performance of a new or strenuous exercise. It is localised to Read More +

Graded Motor Imagery Course Completion

Recently, our very own Rachel Noble completed a course on Graded Motor Imagery from Neuro Orthopaedic Institute, London Clinic. See above a picture with her and Tim Greaves. Graded Motor Imagery is the most up to date rehabilitation process used to treat pain and movement problems related to nervous systems disorders by exercising the brain. It can be taught by a physiotherapist or pain specialist. Part of the therapy includes something called Mirror Box Therapy, perhaps a little more well known, which involves tricking the brain into Read More +Recently, our very own Rachel Noble completed a course on Graded Motor Imagery from Neuro Orthopaedic Institute, London Clinic. See above a picture with her and Tim Greaves. Graded Motor Imagery is the most up to date rehabilitation process used to treat pain and movement problems related to nervous systems disorders by exercising the brain. It can be taught by a physiotherapist or pain specialist. Part of the therapy includes something called Mirror Box Therapy, perhaps a little more well known, which involves tricking the brain into Read More +