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Can Massage help Neck Pain?

Can Massage help Neck Pain?

Many things can contribute to neck pain, It can be due to injuries like whiplash or head trauma, you may have wear and tear in the joints of the neck, there are many possible causes of neck pain and if you are at all concerned, you should always get checked out by your GP to make sure it is nothing serious.

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Massage Therapy for Shoulder Pain

Massage Therapy for Shoulder Pain

Can massage help with shoulder pain? The misery of shoulder pain You may be thinking, can massage therapy help with shoulder pain? Shoulder pain can be very debilitating and have a very negative impact on our daily activities. There are many reasons why you may be...

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Anatomy Trains Myofascial Meridians

Anatomy Trains Myofascial Meridians

What are the Anatomy Trains Myofascial Meridians? Anatomy Trains Myofascial Meridians can be used to see how pain in your neck may be connected to an imbalance in your pelvis, or how the fallen arch in your foot can be contributing to the pain in your lower back. The...

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Massage Therapy for Lower Back Pain

Massage Therapy for Lower Back Pain

Can massage help with lower back pain? The misery of back pain In this article "massage therapy for low back pain", I explain how massage could really help to reduce or even get rid of your back pain. A lot of you reading this will have experienced lower back pain at...

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Strains and Sprains

Strains and Sprains

What's the difference between a strain and sprain? Strain Injuries Strains and sprains present very similar symptoms but they are different injuries. A strain happens to a muscle or muscle-tendon when it gets overstretched and the muscle fibres get injured or tear....

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Does Back Surgery Work?

Does Back Surgery Work?

Taking a look at an alternative to getting back surgery Should I have back surgery? Does back surgery work? It's a big question, but after reading the article below you might be surprised to hear that Surgeon Ian Harris says many people considering spinal surgery for...

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Practising Mindfulness

Practising Mindfulness

Beginning my Mindfulness Journey Over the last month, I have been exploring and researching the benefits of meditation and specifically mindfulness. I first tried meditation about 14 years ago when I decided to take a course at the Brighton Buddhist centre. Once I had...

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What is Fascia?

What is Fascia?

Your Fascia, what is it and what does it do ? Fascia could be described as our organ of support and intertwines, surrounds and supports every other structure of the human body. The fascia is like a three dimensional net or web of tissue that surrounds and infuses...

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The Importance Of Good Posture

The Importance Of Good Posture

We’ve all been told at some point in our childhood to sit up straight or to stand up properly but did anyone actually explain to us why this might be a good thing to do? Having an awareness of how we hold ourselves when sitting, standing, or walking, can really help to create better muscular health and balance.

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Looking At Fascia In The Living Body

Looking At Fascia In The Living Body

Fascia in the living body Ida Rolf the founder of Structural Integration also known as Rolfing used the grapefruit model to demonstrate to her students the divisions of fascia in the human body. In the video below you can see how the grapefruit has an outer skin like...

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The 4th Phase Of Water

The 4th Phase Of Water

What is the 4th Phase of Water I'm always encouraging my clients to drink more water as most of us simply don't drink enough. Dehydration can contribute to aches and pains in the body and have a negative impact on our muscles and fascia. But there's a lot we still...

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How To Tie Your Running Shoes

How To Tie Your Running Shoes

Have you ever wondered what the extra hole was for on my trainers? Well if you are a regular runner and find that your laces come un done or that your shoes become loose on your feet, check out this handy video clip

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The Fuzz Speech

The Fuzz Speech

Have you seen Gil Hedley’s “Fuzz Speech”? If not, take a look and see what he has to say about the fuzz surrounding your muscles. The fuzz is the fascia that surrounds and infuses your muscles, running seamlessly throughout your body allowing movement, support, and connection in the body.

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Proprioception our sixth sense

Proprioception our sixth sense

What is Proprioception? Most of us know what the 5 senses are: taste, sound, touch, smell, and sight - but how many of us have heard of proprioception? Well our proprioception could be considered our sixth sense. Proprioception is our sense of ourselves, it is our...

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Fascia magnified 25X

Fascia magnified 25X

This short video shows how the fascia looks and behaves in the living body. For years fascia was largely ignored in health and medical practice but now we are starting to see a shift, and scientists, doctors and alternative practitioners are coming together to discuss...

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The Benefits of Preventative Treatment

The Benefits of Preventative Treatment

How having monthly treatments can help avoid getting injuries. Over the 12 years I have been practising Structural Bodywork, I have seen how often people leave it until they are in pain before receiving treatment. In some ways this is understandable, as a lot of us...

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Can Structural Bodywork help migraines and headaches?

Can Structural Bodywork help migraines and headaches?

How Structural Bodywork Can Help Migraines and Headaches Recently I have had a number of clients who have found that Deep Tissue Massage and Myofascial release have helped relieve their migraines and or headaches. Of course, we have to remember that there are numerous...

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