What is Functional Medicine?

The medicine of ‘WHY?’ So many of us have niggling issues ranging from bloating, digestion to more chronic long term health issues like headaches, inflammation, autoimmunity, arthritis etc. The mainstream medical paradigm is fantastic at dealing with acute care but unfortunately falls short with regards to chronic degenerative disease and often leads to a state of ‘there is nothing else …

Find Your Tribe – a lengthy summary of my weekend at PaleoFx

Paleo (FX) an Immersive Enlightening Experience with my TRIBE So this past weekend I travelled all the way from London, UK to Austin, TX, USA for the annual Paleo(FX) conference and it truly did not disappoint rather it exceeded all my expectations and more. The conference ran at the Palmer events centre on Friday May 19th to Sunday 21st exclusively …

Make Better HUMANS

A review of Functional Anatomy Seminars system – is a complete system for patient and personal care that will completely alter your clinical perspective towards treatment, rehab and mobility. My first experience with the Functional Anatomy Seminars system was FRC® or Functional Range Conditioning and after 7 years of clinical practice as a chiropractor, soft tissue therapist, acupuncturist and movement …

5 Reasons to add Collagen to your Diet & What is it?

Collage is a type of protein that is the major component of muscles, bones, hair, skin, nails, our digestive system and blood vessels. Our bodies have many types of collagen but 80% is made up of 3 types that are present in high concentrations in the above tissues. Think of collagen as the ‘glue’ holding us together making tissues stick, …

Endangered Human Movements – by Nicole Paine, DC, MSc, FRCms

The term ‘endangered movements’ was coined and defined by bestselling author and bio-mechanist Katy Bowman. She describes movements that we all naturally used to be able to do without effort such as a resting squat, barefoot walking/running, hanging and flexion of the hips to name a few. She also brings about the concept that many of our other movements are …