It’s the Bristol Half this Sunday! I’ve seen quite a few patients presenting with shin splints this last fortnight. Don’t let them stop you from enjoying your race! Have some sports massage to ease the muscles in the calf, and
“Hypermobility is a common problem affecting many of our patients, and not to be mistaken for good flexibility. It may be fun, especially when you’re young and supple to be able to do the splits or Crab. However, this can
This is how massage can benefit headaches: Your body can produce its own biochemical prescriptions to alleviate the pain and discomfort of headaches, ranging from migraine to tension headaches. Pharmaceutical drugs are modeled on actual physiological processes that occur naturally. So, it is
What is piriformis syndrome? Wikipedia’s definition is: Piriformis syndrome is a neuromuscular disorder that occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed or otherwise irritated by the piriformis muscle causing pain, tingling and numbness in the buttocks and along the path of the sciatic nerve descending the lower thigh and into the leg.
Most of the musicians I treat hold down other regular work in addition to their practice, such as labouring, painting, cleaning, cheffing, teaching etc. This combo can lead to repetitive usage of the body that may be at odds with