Hips and their Muscle Issues

Hips and their Muscle Issues

Welcome to this week’s blog, all about your hips and their muscles and the issues that can arise within them. Human hips are more stable in the quadruped position, that is, on all fours. It’s why babies crawl before walking. This is because this movement feels more secure and a lot safer than being on just two legs. Being upright

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Muscle Tension Related to Emotional Stress

Muscle Tension Related to Emotional Stress

This weeks blog – Muscle Tension Related to Emotional Stress. From the moment we are born, and a little bit before too, any stress our bodies experience could be held in any of the muscles of our body. From a small area such as your neck to the whole body holding on to that tension. Any trauma experienced, and birth

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Lower Back Discomfort

Lower Back Discomfort

I have made a few posts this week over on my Facebook page about lower backs and how to help them yourself with lower back discomfort. Whilst sports massage isn’t an option during lockdown and as such I’ve had a lot of people ask me about how to help their lower back. While it used to be known as lumbago,

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Running in the Rain

Running in the Rain

Hello! This weeks blog – Running in the Rain. Has the wet weather dampened your spirits suddenly? A lot of people I know, and don’t know, let the rain get in the way of getting out there. So, not getting their exercise done and dusted. The picture above is from yesterday. After a week of glorious sun-bathing sunshine to sudden

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Diastasis Recti; Abdominal Separation and What to Do About it

Diastasis Recti; Abdominal Separation and What to Do About it

This weeks blog is focusing on something a client of mine asked me about this past week – Diastasis Recti. I have a wealth of information to share about the muscles of the body! Just because I do not perform sports massage on the abdominal muscles doesn’t mean that I don’t know about them. Because of the implications on other

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Staying Hydrated

Staying Hydrated

You’ve heard me talk about it before! In my treatment room as well as the odd post here and there on Facebook to remind you about staying hydrated. I knew I have let my own hydration levels slip. When I went for a short two mile run after my workout last week and I STRUGGLED so much. I was racking

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Healthy Home Office

Healthy Home Office

Healthy Home Office – So what has Sports Massage got to do with your Home Office? And a healthy one at that? A lot of people already work from home, and I treat many of them in my clinic. I help them understand their posture during working and help them to resolve their aches and pains. However, during this period

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Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Sports Massage is so much more than just my hands onto your back, leg, neck. It’s a wealth or expertise and advice at your fingertips, ready and waiting for you, all you need to do is ask. One of my biggest joys in this job of Sports Massage is helping people. Something I rarely had an opportunity to do in

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Resolutions and Why Massage Should Be One of Them

Resolutions and Why Massage Should Be One of Them

Have you given up on your New Years Resolutions already? Were you new to exercise last month? That’s alright, lots and lots of people are get restarted too after a hiatus during autumn and the Christmas period. They have usually given up those resolutions by now! Is the reason you gave up was because of aches and pains? That is

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