How movement can transform your mental health

How movement can transform your mental health Original article published on IMI (15/07/2020) – From an interview, wrote by Angela Kaur Baura. “Behind-the-scenes with IMI Osteopath Jonathan Vallade: how martial arts and yoga changed his life for the better. When Jonathan Vallade extols the virtues of movement for improved mental health, he speaks from personal and […]

Jonathan, un ostéopathe au service des Français de Hong Kong

Jonathan Vallade osteopath Hong Kong craniosacral treatment

Jonathan, un ostéopathe au service des Français de Hong Kong Original French article published on Lepetitjournal Hong-Kong (03/05/2020) – From an interview, wrote by Didier Pujol. Installed for over 4 years in Hong Kong (2016), Jonathan is an osteopath. He explains to us how his job helps to relieve physical pain or simply to live better. What is […]

The nine biggest bodybuilding & workout mistakes…

The nine biggest bodybuilding & workout mistakes… … and how to avoid them! 1 – Training without a program A major error (which many people make) is jumping headfirst into sports without a clear goal in mind. Even though you may find it comfortable to do what you want via exercises that suit you best, […]

Bad Posture at Work

Bad Posture at Work Are you suffering from back pain because of poor posture at work? Research says there is no correlation between posture, long hours at your desk, and back pain. So, if bad posture is not to blame for back pain, what is? Let’s find out now. Let’s take Mike. Mike sits at […]

Most Popular Types of Yoga Explained

Most Popular Types of Yoga Explained Many people have difficulty starting yoga due to the fact that there are so many types to try.  Because of the class names and options being so diverse, beginners face confusion when deciding on what form of yoga to practice. While the physical postures remain the same across many […]

Facts about tendinopathy

Facts about tendinopathy You may experiment often an unusual burning pain getting worse with movement? Your flexibility and range of motion is affected, and it may appear swelling tissue, weakness and impaired function? You are probably experiencing a tendon injury or disorder due of a chronic overused, incorrect repetitive movementor following recent trauma. A tendon […]

Combining the bio-psycho-social model with pain

Combining the bio-psycho-social model with pain It is necessary to explain pain (both acute and chronic) through the biomechanical presentation as part of my practice in osteopathy. Pain can be classified by slight painful disturbances between vertebrae – known as “minor intervertebral painful disturbances” (MIPD) – joint / tissue disorders, and “incorrect repeated or regular […]

The Power of Movement

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The Power of Movement We all know that exercise is beneficial, but most of us have no idea why. We all think that it could be because of the endorphin rush. But in reality, we feel good after a workout because it makes the brain function at its peak. A lot of people believe that […]