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5 Ways To Manage Portion Size

How do you choose the quantity of food you eat at meals and snacks? Most wellness plans and diets you might have tried give you more or less strict guidelines about the portions and when to eat. When people diet intermittently, we notice that following a novel rigid structure tends to deplete their cognitive energy. This often leads to a sense of loss of control seeking full food freedom, and is often accompanied by excess / overeating. This black and white mentality or pendulum effect is truly unhelpful when it comes to health, nourishment and finding balance. But how do you navigate portion sizes when you are not on a specific dietary plan, if you are on vacation, overwhelmed and stressed

Sciatica treatment

The term Sciatica refers to pain which radiates from the lumbar area into one or both lower limbs. This is caused by a problem with the Sciatic Nerve, a large nerve which originates from the lumbo-sacral plexus at levels L4-L5-S1-S2-S3 and runs down the back of each leg. When there is irritation or pressure on the root of the sciatic nerve it can cause pain in the lower back which can spread to the hip, buttock and leg. Typically Sciatica affects only one side of the body. Sciatica can begin suddenly and symptoms can be intermittent or constant. Causes: Most commonly caused when a herniated disc, spinal bony spur or narrowing of the spinal canal (spinal stenosis) compresses part of the nerve

Physiotherapy for anterior knee pain

There are so many causes of knee pain that it is difficult to cover in one article which is why in this article we will focus only on anterior knee pain, or knee pain in the front or centre of the knee joint. This type of pain is usually caused by one the following conditions: Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Chondromalacia Patellae Osgood Schlatters Disease Sinding Larson Johansson Syndrome Plica Synovitis Syndrome Knee Bursitis/Hoffas Disease Articular Cartilage Injury Osteochondritis Dessicans Patellofemoral Instability/Dislocation Patellar Stress Fracture Patellar Tendinitis Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis Prepatellar bursitis Iliotibial Band Syndrome Bone Tumors Referring symptoms from hip jo