Your Vital Psoas Muscles

Your psoas muscles are the most vital in your body. Whatever you do, you use your psoas muscles. They connect your torso to your legs, and affect your posture.  So whether you are walking, dancing, climbing, biking, or simply sitting down, your psoas is involved. The...

Deep Tissue Massage Benefits

Do you have pain from sore tight muscles? Is your flexibility and movement limited? Do you feel anxious or stressed on a regular basis? There are many deep tissue massage benefits for most people. If your body is continually under strain or you have had some kind of...
Massage with Cancer

Massage with Cancer

Last week I started to give massage treatments at the Macmillan Horizon Centre in Brighton. This is a custom built centre opposite the hospital, which offers free information and support for people affected by cancer.  It offers a wide range of complementary...
Increase Your Stride

Increase Your Stride

Our ankles are bound with sheets of a fibrous band of fascia, called retinaculum. You can imagine that when you sprain your ankle and wrap a crepe bandage around for support, this has a similar look. In our ankles this retinaculum covers various tendons which all help...
Pain and your Fascia

Pain and your Fascia

Deep fascia. Fascia of muscles. This is the dense fibrous connective tissue that interpenetrates and surrounds the muscles, bones, nerves and blood vessels of the body. Transverse fascia. Visceral fascia. – Wikipedia A few years ago (2014) some research was done...
Stretching Your Fascia

Stretching Your Fascia

Stretching feels good, animals do it all the time. But sometimes it hurts to stretch, sometimes its hard to move out of a particular posture, which can make us think twice about stretching in the first place. So what actually happens when we stretch? What is the...