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Ice, Heat… or M.E.A.T?

16th July 2019

I’m often asked to clarify whether ice or heat is appropriate (or correct) for treating injuries. For a long time P.R.I.C.E. has been the recommendation, and it makes a lot of sense: P – Protection: Logical. Remove your injured area or yourself from the location or mechanism of injury. If your hand has already sharply […]

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Constipation – The Easy Solution

10th July 2019

Pain. Strain. Blood. Bad Smell. In any other part of the body, avoiding these goes without saying, and if they do occur we generally take steps to address them. But in the bathroom, these are so commonplace that they seem almost ‘the norm’, or ‘normal for me’. In my previous blog I described these common […]

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Constipation – The Loo Taboo

10th July 2019

Why is it so hard to talk about our toilet habits? It seems to be generally accepted that it’s not polite, a hangover from the Victorian age. For centuries the output of the body has been seen as dirty, shameful, and even associated with the devil (for more on that, listen to my podcast here!). […]

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Helpful Videos (Women’s Health)

7th November 2018

There is such a huge amount still to learn and be researched around women (and men’s!) pelvic health. Here are some fantastic places to start, from science, to spirituality, to comedy! Welcome to Arcadia’s resources: this page holds a range of videos to remind you of the technique for some of your exercises, as well […]

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Helpful Videos

7th November 2018

Welcome to our video resources: this page holds a range of videos to remind you of the technique for some remedial exercises we use. Head, Neck & Shoulders

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Should Menopause be Diagnosed?

31st July 2018

In a solo session, Pamela discusses the negativity surrounding menopause and our tendency to treat it as a ‘problem’ or ‘disease’. She suggests the real reason for your hot sweats and other symptoms, and how some informed self-care can make a positive difference! Find out: – Why we shouldn’t be scared of our menopause – […]

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Sexual Health and Happiness Podcast: Education and Toys with Sam Evans of Jo Divine

8th June 2018

Why is sex so difficult to talk about? Why, despite the wealth of information out there, are so many people unable to enjoy a happy sex life? Kathryn chats with former nurse Samantha Evans of sex toy website Jo Divine, busting myths, gaining fascinating insights and crucially loads of suggestions on where to find out […]

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Keep on Moving: Running and your Pelvic Floor

30th May 2018

I often get asked “can I run if I have pelvic floor problems?” “When can I get back to running after having a baby?” My answer to these, as with all pelvic floor problems, is: it depends. I often get told: “I can’t run because I leak” “I’ll never run again, it’s too high impact” […]

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Hormone Testing For Women’s Health Problems: With Maria Claps

2nd March 2018

Do you have a vague collection of symptoms, that you can’t seem to shift, like overall fatigue, brain fog, weird periods, feeling emotional or angry but not sure why? This podcast’s guest, Maria Claps of Nourish and Flourish Health felt the same, and at 42, she started noticing signs of the peri-menopause and was unsure […]

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Breasts and Breast Health with KH Physiotherapy

10th February 2018

Why don’t we talk more about breasts? There’s a lot more to them than we think. Quite complex structures, they have amazing capacity to change, grow, feed our babies and are an important sign of our overall health too. Kathryn sits down with Kerstine Herbert from KH Physiotherapy to discuss all things boob-related. In this […]

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Ode To Your Pelvic Floor

31st January 2018

Oh pelvic floor, Your duties are many, From holding my guts in To spending a penny Oh pelvic floor muscles If only I’d known You’re key to core strength And don’t function alone Oh pelvic floor, You’re part of gents and of ladies And are key to the fun parts Of making our babies But […]

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What is Clean Eating?

20th January 2018

What is Clean Eating? Clean eating is not about looking skinny or forever young. Our bodies are made from what we eat (and absorb in the gut), and this affects everything from concentration to sleep quality to organ function. Yes there are obvious benefits of energy and clear skin, which of course we want, but […]

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