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””

Get your neck pain sorted.

Working on computers and staring down at our smartphones for hours each day can lead to a stiff neck and pain. A stiff neck is usually the result of postural issues that have tired the neck muscles over time. Weakened, or unbalanced, muscle strength can place additional stress on your spinal joints and lead toContinue reading “Get your neck pain sorted.”

Top 5 Recovery Tips

Are you in training for you first or fifteenth marathon? Or are you competing in the London to Brighton cycle challenge, tackle the three peak challenge, working hard for the next bumps race or trying to improve your time at the next park run? Either way, I’m sure you’re working hard, giving your best andContinue reading “Top 5 Recovery Tips”

Back Pain Relief

Did you know, that 80% of us will suffer back pain at some point in our life, whether it is acute or chronic. Lower back pain is usually due to normal aging, sitting for long periods of time, lack of exercise, heavy lifting, or injury. Massage therapy is proving to be an important treatment protocol,Continue reading “Back Pain Relief”