Did you know that a tennis ball can be an affordable, invaluable tool for releasing many aches and pains? I have already blogged on this last week and today I will discuss how a tennis ball can be used to relieve sciatica.
Looking after your body, and keeping it in balance is one thing, but for some, it is difficult to know when to book in for that deep tissue massage. Getting the work-life balance right is so important for your physical, mental, and emotional health. You NEED your body to be functioning well for you because you only get given one body to get you through life.
Providing a foot massage to a partner during this time of self-isolation could really help aid relaxation. It is time to introduce ‘self-care’ practices and will also allow you both to spend quality time together without any other distractions.
Deep tissue sports massage is crucial to ‘rebalancing’ and making ones’ body functional again. It was developed to help with any musculoskeletal issues, sports injuries, and strains. Over the last ten years, I have found that I use this type of massage the most with clients that visit my clinic.
Ensuring you chose the correct type of massage is essential so that you get the most out of your massage. Here’s a breakdown of the difference between a sports massage and a Swedish massage…
Myofascial tissue truly fascinates me. Did you know that out of all our body systems it is the largest of them all? Because it is the system that touches all the body systems.
Sports massages get mixed reviews, and some of the ‘hype’ may not be true, causing many fears which will stop a person trying to become ‘pain free’ in fear of the ‘unknown’.
Ever wondered what lymph massage is and if it could be good for you? Well lymphatic drainage massage uses repetitive light strokes to activate the lymphatic system. It is a highly specialised massage, often referred to as the ‘detox’ massage that can help to keep your immune system in good working order.Continue reading
Did you know that your body is great at telling you what it needs, you only need to listen. It will even let you know when it needs a massage. Your body will indicate when it is tired, weary and full of tension but it cannot tell you what type of massage would be best.
As an a holistic health practitioner, I can see why any given body presented to self for healing is dysfunctional, and why the muscles are out of balance. It can be due to the muscles having adhesions, the skeletal system being biomechanically out of alignment or purely due to the emotional stress and tension that the body has chosen to carry.