First, some anatomy. There are two menisci in each knee – the medial meniscus on the inside and the lateral meniscus on the outside. They sit on top of the shin bone, or tibia, and are basically like two calamari rings whose main role is shock absorption from the forces going through the knee on …..
May is national walking month and regular walking has been shown to reduce the risk of illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, asthma, stroke and some cancers. It’s an easy activity to start doing and, besides the benefits above, it also can improve mental health, help with weight loss and muscle tone, boost …..
We’re almost two weeks into the new year and plenty of new year’s resolutions will have already fallen by the wayside. Rather than giving up now, take some time to rethink the training plan with some advice from the team at Physio & Pilates Central. 1) Plan for the minimum A training plan is important, …..
Discovering Pilates – a happy accident Pilates is something that I actually discovered by accident – or rather as the result of one! Back in 2012 I hit a patch of ice whilst skiing and knew straight away that it wasn’t a good fall. I’d broken my ankle and, to make matters worse, was in the …..