Focus on… shoulder pain

The shoulder is complex. There is the movement of the shoulder itself plus the movement of the arm. It's easy to confuse the two. Shoulder movement When you let your arm hang loosely you should be able to move your shoulder upwards, downwards, forwards and backwards. You should also be able to make forward and … Continue reading Focus on… shoulder pain

Client Profile – Musician and teacher, John Diver

John came to Natural Touch when his wife bought him some vouchers. "As a guitarist I divide my working time between playing, practising and teaching which means I'm often in the same position for some length of time. Even though I'm fairly active I noticed a few years ago that my shoulder and neck began … Continue reading Client Profile – Musician and teacher, John Diver

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