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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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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How to Have a Healthy Back

How to Have a Healthy Back

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, all about having a healthy back. First, a little anatomy, so you can understand why it is not a cut and dried issue when it comes to your back. There are 33 bones in your spine with 140 overlapping and interconnected muscles enabling it to function correctly. 173 pieces of anatomy in the

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Strong Glutes and Why They Are Important

Strong Glutes and Why They Are Important

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog. It has been about strong glutes in the last few weeks in clinic, those, and necks, and I suspect it has been because we have all spent a hell of a lot more time sitting down and looking down. Anatomy first, your glutes are made up of three large muscles: Gluteus Maximus Gluteus

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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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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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