Myofascial release

Myofascial release techniques relax and lengthen muscles and soft tissues. A massage therapist using  myofascial release can help a person regain function and flexibility after injuries and treat chronic pain in many parts of your body. What Is Fascia? Connective … Continue reading

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Piriformis Syndrome

When the piriformis muscle becomes tight and/or inflamed, it can cause irritation of the sciatic nerve. This irritation leads to sciatica-like pain, tingling and numbness that run from the lower back, to the rear and sometimes down the leg and … Continue reading

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GET ONTO A FOAM ROLLER !!

  A Foam roller is a tool used by athletes and in particular runners to target overworked muscles through soft tissue therapy or myofascial release. Using a foam roller can help prevent injury and improve performance through the increase of … Continue reading

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Good Luck London Marathon Runners !

Good luck to everyone running in the London Marathon today !

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Lactic Acic – friend or foe ?

Lactic acid or Lactate is produced by the body during exercise.   Glucose is broken down through glycolysis into pyruvate.  When there is not enough oxygen present for this pyruvate to be aerobically transformed into energy, the pyruvate is temporarily transformed … Continue reading

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HOT STONE MASSAGE NOW AVAILABLE !

New !!  Hot Stone Massage is now on offer to our clients !! Incorporated into your massage – basalt stones can be used, heated in a water bath before treatment. The heat from the stones gently penetrates the skin and … Continue reading

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RUNNER’S KNEE

With the London Marathon coming up, more and more people are coming for treatment with  ‘Runner’s knee’.  Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome is a condition where the kneecap or patella moves onto the thighbone .  Symptons may include pain and tenderness around … Continue reading

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New! Mobile Massage Therapy now available !

As from today I can offer a super new option of MOBILE MASSAGE – as I have a superb new lightweight couch. I can travel to locations within Kingston, Hampton Wick, Surbiton, New Malden, Raynes Park, Wimbledon, Teddington, and surrounding … Continue reading

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Brilliant series available on BBC Iplayer is Horizon –

The recent episode about Fat vs Sugar follows a pair of twins (who are both incidentally doctora).  For one month they change their diets completely – one doctor gives himself a diet based on high fat, low sugar  (such as … Continue reading

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sitting comfortably ?

Sitting comfortably?  Are you sitting at a desk reading this on a omputer ?  if so…. STOP ! Dont move !!  how is your back feeling?        Scan your body for a moment and become aware of where you are holding … Continue reading

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