Tensegrity in the Body

Our skeletons are held up by the soft tissue in our bodies, in tension, so as the bones do not actually touch one another. This enables a wide range of free movement between the joints in the body. This sculpture that I came across whilst attending an Open Day at...

Is Massage supposed to be painful?

Sore muscles which contain trigger points, will be painful when pressed upon. However there are many different types of pain, but confusingly only one word to describe all these sensations. The pain from a trigger point being pressed slowly is a pain with which the...

Sleeplessness, Depression and Trigger points

Untreated trigger points in tight muscle tissue can really affect a person’s mood long term. Chronic pain can sometimes be a cause of depression. It is pretty impossible to lie down and put weight on any tight muscle, so a good nights sleep is going to be hard...

Muscle compression of nerves and blood vessels

Muscles which are tightened with trigger points can sometimes squeeze on surrounding nerves or blood vessels. If a nerve is squeezed, it can result in a numbness or pins and needles sensation in the area which is served by that nerve. This is very common in the arms...

Deep tissue massage in Brighton

Finally we can enjoy some good weather. If this has inspired you to get fit or get gardening, and as a result you are feeling the effects with sore aching muscles, it is time to book in for a deep tissue massage treatment. A massage treatment can make the world of...