Is stress the cause of your muscle pain?

August 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Injuries, Massage

Anxiety causes muscle tension, when your fight or flight system is activated your muscles contract. When you’re stressed for an extensive period of time, your muscles never leave the contraction pages. Eventually this tension causes pain, discomfort, and trouble with mobility. An effective treatment for this is a deep tissue remedial type …

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Poor Posture / Office Workers

April 13th, 2015 | Posted in Injuries, Massage

I see a lot of office workers that have developed poor posture, rounded shoulders one shoulder higher than the other, forward head posture, rotated hips. We are sitting for longer periods at the computer, in the car, train, flying, commuting for work. More people are suffering from tension headaches, bad backs as …

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Sports Massage for Martial Arts

March 25th, 2015 | Posted in Dance, Fitness, Injuries, Massage

I have been giving sports massage to Martial artists recently, martial arts has similarities with dance the training is intensive, technical and highly demanding on the body. The training schedules can be extremely tough and exhausting with very little time in between to let the body recover properly, they also tend to …

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What is Sports Massage?

July 5th, 2014 | Posted in Massage

Sports massage uses a variety of techniques from soft tissue. Myo fascial, deep tissue, neuro muscular, muscle energy techniques, client assesment, postural analysis and rehabilitation. Sports massage is not just for the sports person it is used to alleviate aches and pains whether they arise in a sporting or recreational context. I …

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