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Dry Needling

Dry Needling This article will knot be afraid to get right to the point-I will give it my best shot. You will of course learn a few interesting facts about dry needling, but you do run the risk of further crimes against humour. You have been warned! What is dry needling? The use of small [...]

By | 2019-02-27T10:50:08+00:00 February 27th, 2019|BLOG|Comments Off on Dry Needling

Event preparation and protection!

  When you are in training for an event you spend your life dodging injury and illness. You protect your body and health like that of a new-born baby. The thought of twisting your ankle or getting a cough and cold holds so much more fear than at any other time. To ensure you stay [...]

By | 2019-02-27T10:23:43+00:00 February 12th, 2019|BLOG|Comments Off on Event preparation and protection!

Sleep Matters

Muscle injury is something that can easily happen to anyone at any time. It doesn’t matter if you are a professional athlete or someone who walks to the car for exercise. There are plenty of remedies that can speed up the recovery process if you are unfortunately suffering from a muscle injury, but the simplest [...]

By | 2019-02-27T10:23:09+00:00 February 5th, 2019|BLOG|Comments Off on Sleep Matters

Aching Muscles?

Sports massage is not only for the benefit of professional athletes. It can also help for those of us who simply exercise regularly and feel a few aches and pains. The aim is to use fast, vigorous strokes to warm up your muscles prior to an activity or to ease your muscles for a faster [...]

By | 2018-11-26T10:17:59+00:00 November 26th, 2018|BLOG|Comments Off on Aching Muscles?

Back problems!

Back problems! Could you be to blame? Back pain can be completely life changing, and is caused by a collection of seemingly unavoidable, innocuous and sometimes contradictory sins! Activity, inactivity, working, childcare, driving-you know, all the things that it is almost impossible to avoid and lead a relatively normal existence. The causes and solutions are [...]

By | 2018-05-12T17:35:26+00:00 May 12th, 2018|BLOG|Comments Off on Back problems!

JUST A FLESH WOUND! – TO RUB, SPRAY OR BANDAGE?

JUST A FLESH WOUND! – TO RUB, SPRAY OR BANDAGE? Body repairs and maintenance tips for the undeterred. Stretching towards 40 I am of an age now where it takes very little exertion to come home with a strain, bump or knock. It is rarely anything too serious, just my mind writing cheques that my [...]

By | 2018-05-10T01:36:08+00:00 September 7th, 2017|BLOG|Comments Off on JUST A FLESH WOUND! – TO RUB, SPRAY OR BANDAGE?

The effects of sleep on health and recovery

I was always the type of person that thought I could get by on minimal sleep. I frequently used to say to my friends and family: "you can sleep all you want when your dead". Turns out that I realised something. This is not the case. When your dead...your just dead. So following my hip [...]

By | 2018-05-10T01:36:09+00:00 August 12th, 2017|BLOG|Comments Off on The effects of sleep on health and recovery