Sports Massage

The Importance of Stretching your Piriformis! (for those of you that have experienced the elbow in the bum!)

Deep Glute Stretch

The Importance of Stretching your Piriformis! (for those of you that have experienced the elbow in the bum!)   The Piriformis is a lateral rotator so it turns your leg outwards; it runs from your Sacrum (the bottom of your spine) to your Greater Trochanter at the top of femur. Lying underneath the Gluteus Maximus.   The Sciatic nerve lies…

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Sports Massage

Online Booking

Earlier this week I launched online booking .  It is really easy to book online, read on for more information. The system is easy to use and sends automated messages, 1 day before your appointment an email will be sent and 2 hours before your appointment an SMS will be sent (if you entered when making the online booking). Of course…

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Sports Massage

Neck and Shoulder Pain – Text Neck

Neck and shoulder pain… this is a fairly common complaint, many people suffer with pain going down their arm and often causing numbness in their hand, fingers or thumb, often they also have restriction in the range of movement in the neck, though may not actually have any pain in the neck region. These symptoms are often the result of…

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Sports Massage

Infographics Update 14/09/2017

Update to my info graphics since last year: > 45% of clients visit more than 3 times:  This is not necessarily for the same treatment, as some clients have visited months or years apart, this shows great confidence in the treatment I provide. > 41% of clients now find us on google:  This is great news and especially now we…

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Sports Massage

Sports Motivation – Getting Started

Sometimes we need a little bit of help to get motivated and build up our confidence to start a new activity or even get back into one we’ve done before. It can seem daunting to don our active wear and head out where people might see us, you might not be able to do as much as you like and…

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Soft Tissue Therapy

Pre and Post Event Sports Massage

Pre and post event sports massage.. It’s that time of year when we start to challenge ourselves and sign up to many different types of events and races. Having carried out several pre and post massages for clients whom were running different marathons it was great to hear how it benefited them while running and helped the recovery afterwards. A…

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Sports Massage

Benefits of Stretching

The benefits of stretching, and yes we should all be stretching, whether we are sat at a desk or working outside or doing some sort of sporting activity. Stretching helps to realign your muscle fibers, elongate you muscles and help get them back to and maintain the correct shape and length allowing the blood to flow freely through the tissues…

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Sports Massage

Client Case Study – Stiff Neck

Client Case Study stiff neck…I had a lovely lady come to my treatment room in June last year with the complaint of having a stiff neck and shoulders, she is a very active lady swimming regularly and going to body pump classes but was starting to find that the stiffness in her neck and shoulders was now restricting her activity.…

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Sports Massage

Neuromuscular Technique

For those of you that have received treatments from me, will be aware that at times I stop on certain points of a muscle and apply pressure to it and hold it, for what I’m sure for many of you feels like an eternity! It is in fact for only up to 90 seconds!  There are lots and lots of…

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Sports Massage

Client Case Study – Callum

Callum had originally come to see me in July of last year to try to get some relief from his back pain due to a herniated disc in his lower back, the pain was so bad it was travelling down his leg and stopping him from being able to carry on with his daily routine, he couldn’t walk his dogs…

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