ACUPUNCTURE IN CLINICAL PRACTICE: Are Therapists Missing the Point?

While the traditions of acupuncture lie in Eastern medicine and form a key component of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), this practice is not based on scientific knowledge and can present as too ‘sandals and candles’ for many clinicians who secure their clinical reasoning firmly upon anatomy and physiology.

Strength and Conditioning webinar for members by Brendan Chaplin

We will be working in partnership with Brendan Chaplin and his team from S&C Education in 2018, have a look at this webinar and search the members facebook discussion forum for some great discounts on Level 4 S&C course

Marketing webinar CPD for members

This is the first of many online webinars we aim to provide for members to gain valuable knowledge and  helop you satisfy your CPD

From bloating and IBS to migraines and joint pain, food intolerance causes misery and uncomfortable symptoms for thousands of people. We look at the symptoms, causes and treatments.

It is estimated that around 45%* of the UK population are affected by food intolerance. The body’s abnormal reaction to certain foods, it can cause gastrointestinal upsets such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), bloating, diarrhoea, as well as migraines, fatigue and joint pain. Although not life-threatening, the uncomfortable symptoms can have a major impact on a person’s quality of life.

Lorain Sports Nutrition Package

Diet plays a vital part in the life of anyone who would like to improve their sporting performance, stamina, or their health in general and there are a number of case studies available which demonstrate the benefits of an optimal diet which takes personal food intolerances into account.

It’s estimated that 45% of the population suffer from food intolerance and there are a wide range of symptoms that can occur as a result. Symptoms can be digestive, dermatological, neurological, musculoskeletal, psychological or weightrelated, and any one of these symptoms can have negative effects on fitness levels and sporting performance.

Eliminating Immunologically-Reactive Foods from the Diet and its Effect on Body Composition and Quality of Life in Overweight Persons

John E. Lewis1*, Judi M. Woolger2, Angelica Melillo1, Yaima Alonso2, Soyona Rafatjah2, Sarah A. Jones1, Janet Konefal1, Amine Sarabia1, Susanna Leonard1, Evan Long1, Nicole Quicuti1, Kathy Gonzalez1 and Jared Tannenbaum1

1-Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
2-Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Dietary advice based on food-specific IgG results

Geoffrey Hardman

Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, York, UK, and

Gillian Hart

YorkTest Laboratories Ltd, York Science Park, York, UK

A ‘stinger’ in Rugby: a transient episode or something more sinister? – A Case Study

A ‘stinger’ in Rugby: a transient episode or something more sinister? – A Case Study

Keith Burnett MSc, PGCHE, FHEA, MSTA

Lecturer and Practitioner in Sports Therapy

A 22-year-old male amateur rugby union player misplaced his shoulder in a tackle during the final quarter of a game resulting in his head being laterally forced away from his dominant tackling shoulder causing a stretch of the brachial nerve in the neck, defined as being a ‘brachial neuropraxia’ or ‘stinger’ injury7.


STA conference Speaker Announcement Nicola Ellwood (MSc ANLP)

New thinking = New Behaviour = New Outcomes. The secrets to unlocking performance and rehab.

Nicola Ellwood (MSc ANLP) is a NLP Performance Coach and works with sports rehabilitation and performance.