What Does an Osteopath do?

By |October 5th, 2017|

Many of my patients who come to see me just think that I only treat backs.  Thankfully, after their initial appointment, they realise that Osteopaths can do so much more.

Osteopathy can treat and manage a variety of issues, pain or discomfort where it relates to the soft tissues, including bones, joints, tendons, ligaments and connective […]

How Kinesiology can help with Injuries

By |June 28th, 2017|

Injuries are damages to the body. Accidents, falls, hits and other causes may cause them. Ankle sprains, root canals, mammograms, operations, tennis elbows are a short list of injuries that we may experience in a life time. When an area in the body is injured, the brain sends signals to the body to begin healing […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome relief 

By |February 28th, 2017|

Carpal tunnel is something I have seen quite a lot at the clinic most recently and within office massage. Most clients explain they have experienced tightness in the shoulders and pain, tingling and numbness radiating down the arm.
What is carpal tunnel syndrome?
The Carpal Tunnel is the tunnel in the wrist where the wrist tendons and […]

Why do my knees hurt when I run? 

By |January 31st, 2017|

Sometime last year, I decided to take up running again after a couple of years off and get fit, so I started the NHS running program ‘couch to 5k’. If you’ve never heard of it, it’s a running program created by the NHS (in the form of a free podcast) that helps you increase your […]

Ten tips to help with injury recovery

By |November 2nd, 2016|

After recently fracturing my elbow I was left feeling anxious after being told I needed 6 weeks rest for recovery (not ideal as a remedial sports massage therapist and dancer). After a few days of bewilderment I decided to change my attitude and do all that I could to help my body go through the […]

Why dancers should get a sports massage

By |October 25th, 2016|

As a professional dancer having trained at Laban conservatoire, I know the demands that professional training can have on the body, and why sports massage for dancers is essential. It can help you to manage and prevent injuries aiming to get you back into class as soon as possible.

Here are a few reasons why sports massage […]

How to prevent injuries in CrossFit

By |July 5th, 2016|

Before I continue; this is not a CrossFit hate blog (as I am a member of a fantastic CrossFit gym) but my observation from training and working with clients.

Last month I decided to join a local CrossFit gym. It was something I had wanted to do for a while to build up some strength, learn […]

Tight Hip Flexors

By |October 21st, 2015|

Just over a week ago I was supporting Jenny Burrell the owner of Burrell Education on the Pregnancy and Post natal massage course and in my role the students got to assess my body and how I moved, to help practice assessing their own clients.

In my assessment Jenny and students saw that I walk with a […]

Shoulder Pain Recovery Case Study

By |September 24th, 2015|

Are you living with pain?

By |September 2nd, 2015|

Earlier in the summer I was lucky enough to spend some time with some footballers in Hungary wanting to get fitter, stronger and injury free to play at a higher level than they currently are.

In the five days I was with them, they took part in fitness testing, strength training, core work, flexibility sessions, sports […]