Injury Rehab – Part Two

Injury Rehab – Part Two

Hello and welcome to my blog. This is Part Two of my Injury Rehab blog, and last week I left you with: How do I Decide What to Do? Here’s the tricky part! What exactly do you do when injured and in discomfort, or in pain, and do not know where to start? Seeking help from a professional will usually

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Injury Rehab – Part One

Injury Rehab – Part One

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, about Injury Rehab. So, what exactly is Injury Rehab? It is a slow step-by-step process with the aim of helping you recover from an injury, an accident, or an operation. It is about identifying your weaknesses and strengths and designing a programme of rehabilitation around those to rebuild you to a point of

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How to be Pain Free – Part Two

How to be Pain Free – Part Two

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, part two of How to be Pain Free. Last week I mentioned that pain can be the result of something else other than physical reasons… Biopsychosocial Pain This type of pain is complicated, and while I may be able to recognise it in you, I cannot diagnose it. It is simply pain from

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How to be Pain Free – Part One

How to be Pain Free – Part One

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, Part ONE of two blogs… How to be Pain Free. That’s a big one, isn’t it? If I could wave a magic wand and instantly take your pain away, I’d have queues across the town. So, I don’t have a magic wand, and I can not take your pain away instantly. However, what

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Self-Care

Self-Care

This week I am going to talk about Self-Care, and how it is important, and it is not just about booking yourself a massage… although that helps, and of course I’d love to see you! This month marks the one-year anniversary of when I broke my arm. One minute I am collecting a fluffy bunny from her run in the

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Mobility… What is it and Why is it Important?

Mobility… What is it and Why is it Important?

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog about mobility. It is something I have been focusing my own exercise efforts on recently, after a strange year that has involved me sitting and not doing a lot physically, after recovering from a bone break, to then just a few scant months later, to be flung into a worldwide lockdown which restricted

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Return to Exercise and Stay Injury Free

Return to Exercise and Stay Injury Free

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog – Return to Exercise and Stay Injury Free. A short guide on safely returning to exercise after a break. And oh boy, what a break we have all had. A lot of people are now in the situation that they are finally able to get back to a normal routine, and that includes

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Ten Things About Me

Ten Things About Me

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, Ten Things About Me. I thought that it might be a good idea to reintroduce myself. There are lots of new people enquiring about Sports Massage, and knowing a bit about the person delivering the massage can be a good way to feel comfortable about the whole process. I am Chloe and here

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Why Stretch?

Why Stretch?

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, Why Stretch? Thank you for stopping by and taking time to read it. This week I discuss stretching, its pros and cons, the thoughts about it by the fitness and sports massage communities, and whether you should be doing it or not. You have probably heard from some influential people around you, and

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Breathing – How Well Do You Breathe?

Breathing – How Well Do You Breathe?

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, all about breathing. What can I tell you that you don’t already know about breathing, though? We all breathe, from the moment we are born, every single day, all day, and all night long, without fail. So why would a Sports Massage Therapist such as myself even consider how you breathe when you

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