Why not ask “The Vasi Centre”

March 30, 2018

In an ever changing and innovative world of healing choices our healthcare system is becoming progressively segmented. Each segment is evolving at such a rapid pace with technology in the forefront but we seem to be losing the connections between segments. A little like a chain without the links. Each segment of our system, “our links” from the GP to the specialist to the surgeon seem to work wonderfully well and we are all familiar with the process until we come to the aftercare. This is one area where our links become a little weak. The relief of finally having that life altering surgery, followed by the frustration of the, “what now?” or the “is this it?” feeling. Subconsciously we know that there should be something else but unsure just what it is, who to ask and where to go. There have been many instances where the surgery was a success but because of the lack of aftercare at the onset, for example physiotherapy, hydrotherapy or indeed any other healing options, recovery can and has been put back for many months. One of the objectives of “The Vasi Centre” is to answer the “what now” questions by providing people with healing choices. Whilst working with the many practitioners and healthcare providers including those from the alternative arena to ensure the “chain links” are visible, strong and va

March 27, 2018

The benefits of frankincense oil can be obtained by topical application, inhalation via a diffuser or vaporizer, or by ingesting it in small amounts. For pain relief, massage the oil into the affected area. Using a diffuser, vaporizer, or inhaler works for the treatment of colds, coughs, and other respiratory conditions and blockages. Frankincense can be applied directly to the skin in most cases, or can be blended with carrier oils such as jojoba, coconut, or almond oils. Most packaging and labelling will describe whether or not that particular blend of oil will require dilution. When taking frankincense oil internally, it is best to dilute it in an edible carrier oil (such as coconut), or in a teaspoon of honey, in a glass of water, or in any non-acidic, non-dairy beverage. You can also put a drop or two beneath your tongue. It is thought that rubbing a few drops of the oil into the soles of the feet each day will help to strengthe

March 23, 2018

Virtual reality is not just for the use of gaming anymore, it is used in a wide variety of revolutionary medical applications; from helping with people’s’ phobias to teaching the human body to walk again. (uoflphysicians.com) (MIT Technology Review 2018) There is amazing evidence of the benefit of virtual reality, which can also be said to be the same as mind over matter. Technology has found the perfect way to mimic these natural behaviours. Using this kind of exposure therapy is having a huge effect on rehabilitation for many disorders including Addiction-Dementia-Phobias-Trauma (mental & physical) as well as anxiety, Ptsd, Burn victims for pain management, Autism and Meditation.(Tech Republic (2015)) There are also a number of negative effects from the continual uses of virtual reality goggles. These include nausea, dizziness, walking into walls, tripping, over cables etc. (1995) communication in the age of virtual reality.   There is also a sense of leaving your own physical reality which can be harmful to the individual. A condition known as Photosensitive Epilepsy which is triggered when unnatural stimuli is inputted like flashing lights and moving patterns. (guardian helmets)

March 2, 2018

Physiotherapists are experts in the human body and its movement, which includes muscle and joint anatomy and physiology, therefore they have the expertise required to effectively prescribe Pilates for people with and without pain or injury.

Clinical Pilates

Clinical Pilates includes an initial assessment where the physiotherapist takes into account the individuals injuries, pain, weak areas, tight areas, poor movement patterns and posture, then develops a programme to specifically target those individual areas of concern or to enhance their performance with a specific sport or skill. This makes Pilates perfect for rehabilitation after an injury or surgery, and specific enough to be effective.

In summary:

Pilates with a physiotherapist improves core and spinal stability to help manage and prevent low back and neck pain, enhances postural control, body awareness, muscle and joint flexibility, helps to reduce the risk of pain or injury and strengthens and tones the muscles.

Clinical Pilates will benefit:

⦁ Neck & back pain ⦁ Pelvic Floor concerns ⦁ Sufferers of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue ⦁ Hip, groin, shoulder injuries ⦁ Poor Posture ⦁ Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis⦁ People with joint hypermobility syndrome ⦁ People recovering from surgery ⦁ Pre- and Post-natal women ⦁ People with no pain or injury!

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