Injury & pain prevention


The Pelvis is a bony body structure that joins the upper end of your legs to the base of your spine. A healthy pelvis and hip are important for stability, movement, and posture. Most of the power displayed by athletes is generated by the hip; activities like sprinting, deadlifting and jumping cannot be achieved without a strong hip. It’s therefore important to be vigilant about any potential condition that might harm or deform your...

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You may have a robust fitness plan in place and have previously seen huge progress in both your endurance and your strength but have now hit a plateau. If this is you, you may need to add some mobility sessions to your weekly training. Often overlooked, but key for long-term fitness success, we take a look at what mobility is and how it can improve your overall progress.   What is Mobility?   Simply, mobility is strength and...

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Constant pain can take over your life, making it hard to concentrate on anything else but the dull ache, soreness, discomfort or other pain in your body. Chronic pain can test even the most positive of people, but there are ways to manage it. As massage therapists, we are obviously big advocates of using deep tissues massages as a way to help manage pain and reduce symptoms, but there are some additional things you can be doing at...

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If you think that all massages are relaxing, you’d be wrong. Sports massages and massage therapy apply a lot of targeted pressure to tension points in your body – wherever you’re feeling pain – to help relieve discomfort, muscle soreness and joint pain. The benefits of sports massages are vast but if you’re still not sure on whether massages are for you, here are just some of the improvements that you could see from regular massage...

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Deep tissue massages and sports massage therapy has become more popular in recent years but there is still a common misconception that only particular people can benefit from a regular sports massage. The truth is, massage therapy can help anyone and everyone; from novice gym goers to elite athletes, office workers, stay-at-home parents and everyone in between. We take a look at how sports massage can help you.   Sports Massage...

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Introduction Running and jogging is a great exercise. It’s a fantastic way to get the cardio workout you need, lose weight, stay in shape and even relax the mind by getting away from it all for a while. However, there are some risks of injury that come with running so it’s important that you learn about these and how you can avoid them. Statistics often say that more than 65% of runners will experience some type of injury....

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