Balance training is very important for elderly.

Did you know that one in four people 65+ fall in the US every year? Furthermore, falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admission among older adults. Neuromotor exercise training, which combine balance, agility and proprioceptive training is effective in reducing and preventing falls, ifContinue reading “Balance training is very important for elderly.”

What makes a deep tissue massage “deep”

Deep tissue massage therapy isn’t just a massage with deeper strokes or harder pressure. The deep tissue technique uses firm pressure and slow strokes to reach deep layers of muscles, tendons, and fascia (the connective tissue that surrounds muscles) and allow the tissue to adapt to the pressure and thus release it tension and tightness.Continue reading “What makes a deep tissue massage “deep””

Pilates aims to fix (al kind of things)

Anybody may need rehabilitation at some point in their live, following an injury, surgery, disease, or illness, or because their functioning has declined with age. Rehabilitation should be highly person-centered and focus on the goals and preferences of each individual.  Pilates can be an amazing tool in rehabilitation, providing a whole-body approach with focus onContinue reading “Pilates aims to fix (al kind of things)”

Massage is much more than just relaxation.

When we think about relaxation, we think about: sleeping in until 2pm, cozying up with a book by the fire, watching a whole Netflix series in one go, spa days and of course, getting a massage. Right, it can help to relax – but especially massage therapy can do much more than that. Three examples: ItContinue reading “Massage is much more than just relaxation.”

Who should do 1:1 Pilates?

It’s for everyone from athletes over desk workers to golden agers. Whether you have a current injury, had a recent surgery, are suffering from chronic or recurrent pain, are pregnant or have had a baby, are riding the emotional rollercoaster of menopause, or haven’t you exercised for a while and want to get group classContinue reading “Who should do 1:1 Pilates?”

Don’t let back pain control your life.

Lower back pain is a common condition. Nearly everyone is affected by it at some time. Many people only suffer for a short period of time, and they can soon return to their normal activities. Sometimes, however, the pain persists longer, and it is difficult to find relief. Often there is no specific cause orContinue reading “Don’t let back pain control your life.”