SLM is Steve Lockhart’s Myotherapy, a hands on form of bodywork based largely on an ancient art of healing from the EastRead More
So, you’ve woken up and can’t get out of bed. Or, you’ve bent over to pick something up or reached behind you to get something from the back seat of the car and suddenly you feel a sharp stabbing pain in your lower back.Read More
If you’re new to myotherapy and SLM especially, you may notice that we do things a little differently.
One of the biggest differences is that we treat the body as a whole not just an individual muscle on its own.Read More
This is probably the most common mistake I see people making.
You feel a twinge, or a pull in a muscle and it goes away, and you get on with your life.
I’ve lost count of the number of times a new client has come to see me experiencing some form of chronic muscular pain.
After probing deeper into the history of their pain, it almost always can be traced back to a time when they noticed a slight twinge or spasm somewhere in their body but ignored it.Read More
‘I need to get my priorities right’ is what a client told me the other day.
She had been to see me a year or so ago for neck and shoulder problems and hadn’t been back.
Now, a year later and in more pain than when she first came to see me, she realised how important it was to look after her body.
There was also another year’s worth of tightness that needed to be broken down and released, effectively taking longer to achieve. But, hey, what do I know?Read More
Have you heard of BakBalls? Have you used them? If you have, then you'll know why they are so great to use. If you haven't, then you need to :) They are one of the best self help tools you can use!
Light and compact, pop them in your bag, take them with you. It's like having a massage when you're not able to get one.Read More
Has this ever happened to you or maybe someone you know? One minute everything is ticking along fine, the next minute you are on the floor or bent in some awkward position, clutching your back crying out in pain something like 'MY BACK' or 'I CAN'T MOVE'. It seems so innocent and so out of the blue. All you did was simply do something that you've done hundreds of times before, except this time it has ended up with a very different outcome. What happened?Read More