Alpha Health Blog

November 7, 2017

In medicine the term magic bullet refers to a drug that cures a disease perfectly without any side effects. That would be pretty useful right? 

Well, whilst we don’t have a magic bullet for every disease, there is one thing that I would liken to a mag...

October 24, 2017

Developing these habits will benefit your back in the long run. I can't guarantee that it’ll reduce your risk of injury by 100%, but hopefully this reduces the number episodes of back pain for you!

1. Move!

Getting up and moving around is one of the mo...

September 26, 2017

Is it your house? Maybe your car? Or even your watch? 

What if I said it’s none of these things? The most valuable things you currently own and ever will own are your mind and body.

Without your body, how could you own all of the other t...

August 29, 2017

Pain is a negative experience, but without it we wouldn't be here. This blog explores the concept of pain and its necessity for protection and self improvement.

May 20, 2017

Stress. One short word, but with big ramifications for the human body. You probably read the word and thought about how stressed you are, and that’s become the norm in this day and age. Whether it’s stress from work, personal finance, family or anywh...

May 2, 2017

Should osteopaths be utilising weight loss as another method of improving a patients health?

March 15, 2017

You’re probably dehydrated.

It’s true, the majority of people don’t drink enough water on a daily basis. How much do you think you need to drink in one day? 1 litre? 2? 3? The recommended amount is 2 litres, but I’d suggest drinking slightly more than...

February 7, 2017

These exercises will help you to get strong in all the right places! I have limited it to specifically static strengthening exercises, so that means no cardiovascular exercises! 

1. The Squat

It doesn’t matter if it’s a body weight, front, back, o...

February 4, 2017

In a word, yes. 

Meditation has recently become very popular in health and wellness circles. Whilst the practise itself is thousands of years old, it seems that only recently there has been research and proof that it is a beneficial practise for all.


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