Tight Hamstrings and Lower Back Pain

tight hamstring stretch

Do you have tight hamstrings? What are my hamstrings I hear you ask!  They are the group of muscles in the backs of your thighs.  Hamstrings consist of 3 different muscles: Biceps Femoris, Semitendinosis and Semimembranosus. The hamstrings attach to the bottom of the pelvis, on our sitting bones (Ischial Tuberosity) and extend to our Continue reading »

Diabetes Mellitus

diabetes melitis

Recently my poor cat Ollie was diagnosed at the age of 14 with Type 2 Diabetes mellitus.  As you can imagine this was a big shock to us, as we had no idea what had caused it and how to treat it, if at all possible. So this blog post is about the different types Continue reading »

Aromatherapy First Aid & Travel

Aromatherapy First Aid

Aromatherapy First Aid and Travel Kits These are natural, easy to put together and great to help protect our skin and soothe us, when we have a wound, been bitten, or lying in the sun too long. Aromatherapy essential oils do not need to be an expensive purchase and each oil has multiply uses too – bargain!  If Continue reading »

Seasonal Affective Disorder – Don’t be S.A.D. be Happy!

summer sun

Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D) Question – Are you fed up with the rain?  Well I know I sure am – I don’t know whether to be worried about trench foot or rickets! Although we are now well into Summer, for some the poor weather and lack of long lasting sunlight will be making the symptoms of seasonal Continue reading »