Stretching… What’s all the fuss about?

Posted 24 Dec 2021

We’ve all heard phrases such as “You should stretch every day!” many times before! But is there actually any benefit to it? Can we get away with just stretching as soon as we feel a certain area tighten up? The answers to these questions can vary between each individual, however there are many benefits to… Continue Reading»

Do You Know About Myofascial Cupping?

Posted 18 Nov 2021

Have you ever noticed almost perfectly circular red/purple marks on someone’s skin? Particularly athletes? This is a fair indication that the individual has had Myofascial Cupping. Cupping has been used for many years, in many ways, in many different cultures. The plastic, glass or bamboo cups, suction specific areas of tension as a form of soft tissue therapy – mainly targeting the fascia (layer of tissue between the skin and muscle). This in turn creates a… Continue Reading»

Sports Therapy vs Physiotherapy

Posted 4 Nov 2021

One of the main questions I get asked as a Sports Therapist is “what is the difference between what you do, and a Physio?”. In short, my answer is generally that Sports Therapists are the ‘little sibling’ to Physiotherapists. While both health practitioners can assess, treat, and rehabilitate injuries, there are some differences to note… Continue Reading»

Benefits of Remedial Massage

Posted 11 Oct 2021

Remedial Massage has many benefits, whether it be for an athlete at any level or the general population. These benefits are often physical, however, there can be an element of mental and psychological benefit as well. Some of these benefits include: Decreased tension in muscle tissue Decreased fascial tension Improved joint mobility Improved flexibility Reduced… Continue Reading»