Since the gyms closed and the weather got nicer there seem to be a lot more runners on the streets. If you are one of them be careful you don't end up with running injuries. This blog aims to give you some tips to keep you injury free. Hopefully you will enjoy running and keep … Continue reading Stay injury free when running
You go running three times a week and lift some weights at the gym. So it doesn't matter you spend 8 hours a day sitting at a desk in work right? Wrong! Even if you do exercise - spending lots of time sitting raises your risk of many health issues. Muscular pain The human body … Continue reading Why Sitting too long is bad for your health
what is sciatica? The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body running from the lower back all the way down the legs. Sciatica occurs when the this nerve is irritated or inflamed. The symptoms are pain, tingling, and/or numbness felt along part or all of the nerve path. It most often starts in … Continue reading Could Piriformis syndrome be the cause of your Sciatica?
One of the most frequent questions I am asked when giving a massage is "What is a knot?". what is a knot? The medical term for a knot is myofascial trigger point (TrP for short). The myofascia is the fibrous soft tissue surrounding your muscles and covers your entire body. Trigger point refers to the … Continue reading A knotty issue
What is Sports Massage? Sports massage is a specialised form of massage therapy ideal for treating injuries, aches pains and niggles and to help the body recover from sports. Not just for people participating in vigorous exercise, it's also useful for everyday aches and pains. What happens in a Sports Massage Session? A sports massage … Continue reading Sports Massage