Preparing for a performance event

So you're training for the big day. Can massage help? People often think a massage will be useful after a big event, but how can it improve your performance? Building a few massage treatments into your training plan might just help you keep on form. So how can massage help? 1. During a performance event … Continue reading Preparing for a performance event

Remedial massage

Remedial massage (aka clinical massage) works with whatever problem or problems you are suffering. This could be lower back pain, limited movement in the shoulder, difficulty sleeping or headaches. We look at the whole picture, listening to what you tell us and using what we feel to inform our direction. We work with you to … Continue reading Remedial massage

What simple change can improve your posture?

Our posture – the way we hold and move our bodies - depends on our activity, our habits and our emotional state - and it can change. Posture is a recurring topic for us. People wonder if poor posture is exacerbating a problem. Sometimes we notice a pattern suggesting posture is a factor. Poor posture … Continue reading What simple change can improve your posture?

I didn’t expect it to hurt there

Following lines of tension finds the areas that really need massage. It's quite common for people to feel pain at a specific point, but following investigation we often find that the painful spot is part of a wider band of tension. A typical example is lower back pain which can result in sharp, painful twinges … Continue reading I didn’t expect it to hurt there

Recovery and injury from the Bath Half

It’s normal to feel achy and stiff after a hard run – especially if you’ve pushed yourself to the limit. Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) usually comes on the following day and will be familiar to anyone who has ever pushed themselves physically. A day or two later you should feel fine. In the mean … Continue reading Recovery and injury from the Bath Half