The benefits of remedial & sports massage therapy with trigger point therapy

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

What are Trigger Points? Trigger points are found as extremely sore points occurring in ropy bands throughout the body. They can also be felt as painful lumps of hardened fascia (a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue enveloping, separating, or binding together muscles, organs, and other soft structures of the body). Trigger points can be either latent or active. An active trigger point is one that actively refers pain either locally or...

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The benefits of remedial & sports massage therapy for shin splints

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With my work at a dance school I’ve come across several cases of shin splints but it’s not just these students with hours of dancing that suffer from ‘shin splints’. Well conditioned footballers can even suffer from this condition as does the amateur runner. Though it is commonly called Shin splints, this covers a multitude of conditions which come under the same umbrella for example: Anterior tibial myotendinitis...

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The benefits of Remedial & Sports Massage Therapy for Piriformis syndrome (Sciatica)

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There is one common problem which I deal with on a daily basis and one which is often termed ‘Sciatica.’ Piriformis syndrome is common in a lot of lower back complaints as well as hip complaints and seems to have quite an integral role in a number of other complaints. If the problem is muscle related then the good news is that this can be treated by Remedial/Sports massage Therapy. In the following article I will show evidence as to...

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The benefits of remedial & sports massage therapy for leg length problems

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in leg length | 0 comments

During my time treating patients with a wide variety of problems there is one theme which seems to come up consistently. Regardless of the problem one of the main things I check on every patients first visit is their leg length. Have you ever noticed when it rains one trouser seems to a little wet at the bottom while the other is dry, well you are not alone and it is a really common occurrence. It is very rare to be born with one leg shorter...

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