What to Expect Now

What to Expect Now

This is mandatory reading before attending an appointment. If you have any questions or queries, please do get in touch by email chloe@astralfitness.co.uk or by phone 07719 435136. It is best to text because I cannot answer while in a massage appointment nor after while I prepare the room for the next person. Before your Appointment – If you have

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Injury Free Hiking and Walking

Injury Free Hiking and Walking

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, all about Injury Free Hiking and Walking. A lot of people dismiss these activities as actually being a sport, and traditionally they are not. However, walking is vital to good health and is a fantastic place to start for many people new to exercise, for those returning to exercise or recuperating from an

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Trampolining: Staying Injury Free

Trampolining: Staying Injury Free

Welcome to the first in my Sporting Showcase blogs – Trampolining: Staying Injury Free. I am looking at a sport in a little more detail with regards to the common injuries and issues experienced there and what to do about the most common ones experienced. Two such issues that are frequent amongst trampoline athletes, as well as cheerleaders, gymnasts, and

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Healthy Arms: Your Elbow and Wrist

Healthy Arms: Your Elbow and Wrist

Hello and thank you for taking time out of your day to read my blog – Healthy Arms: Your Elbow and Wrist. I am writing an overview of your wrist and elbow anatomy as well as some of the common conditions that can occur in them. Find out what to do if you have any discomfort in your arms, as

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Looking After Your Shoulders

Looking After Your Shoulders

Hello and thank you for visiting my blog this week – Looking After Your Shoulders. Hopefully I am another week closer to opening my clinic doors again to see you and treat you in person. This week I am going to talk a little bit about shoulders, so if there is anything you are suffering with in your shoulder, maybe

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Looking After Your Neck

Looking After Your Neck

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, Looking After Your Neck. The issues that can arise with it and how you could go about helping it yourself at home, until sports massage is available again. Your neck is home to 26 muscles, all with their own jobs, as well as supporting jobs, to keep your head well balanced, as well

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Your Feet and Ankles

Your Feet and Ankles

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog about your feet and ankles. And it is finally June, summer is upon us even if we cannot holiday abroad yet. We have just had the warmest, driest, and sunniest May for about a hundred years!  I hope you were able to soak up some sunshine and holiday vibes in your garden. If

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Knees and Their Issues

Knees and Their Issues

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, all about knees. Whether you have regular issues with your knees, or you’ve never had a problem, it’s a good idea to be aware of how to take care of your knees so that you can continue to do the activities you love. This blog will give you a brief overview of some

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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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