Here at the home of Kingsland Physiotherapy we often have clients who mention they would like to begin or get back into running. One of the major concerns that prevent so many of our clients from doing this is the fear of getting injured. There...
When doing my Chinese herbal medicine training 20 years ago, I clearly remember my tutor emphasising the importance of sleep in a person’s recovery from illness. In fact, he said it was the most important treatment principle of all: for sleep is when the body...
As the body of evidence for pregnancy massage grows, this practice is becoming more and more popular within western health traditions. The latest evidence clearly tends to support what many other cultures have practiced for thousands of years. Throughout history, pregnancy massage has been performed...
After Christmas and New Year comes the inevitable January detox such as this year’s “Veganuary”. But is it really a good idea?
Chinese medicine is all about finding balance and moderation. The body needs to be homeostatic: yin and yang must be balanced. A sudden...
Season - spring
Colour – green
Sound – shout
Emotion – anger
Odour – rancid
Taste – sour
Yin organ – Liver
Yang organ – Gall Bladder
Spirit -The Hun or Ethereal Soul
Rules the tendons & the ligaments and manifests in the nails
Sensory organ -the eyes
Themes - renewal, birth, rebirth, growth, creativity, hopes...