Trigger Points in Muscles

‘Trigger points’ are highly irritable localized areas of tenderness in a muscle which hurt when pressed. They are created when the muscle fibres become taut in areas, which in turn tighten the surrounding fascia, making it tight and inflexible. Latent...

Myofascial Release for Pain Treatment

Our bones all float in a giant web of soft tissue called myofascia. None of them touch each other, they are suspended individually within this structure of tension and compression, without which, our bones would clatter to the floor. This tension allows for movement...

Exercise and Fascia

Fascia is a substance running throughout our bodies, providing pockets within itself for all muscles, bones, vessels ,nerves and organs. New fascia within our bodies is constantly being laid down  by moving cells, leaving trails of it in their wake. In a healthy body...

Sports injuries

A deep tissue massage with appropriate hot and cold therapies can really help a sports injury to recover. When an injury first happens and the area with acute pain appears red and inflamed, apply a pack of ice for no more than 20 minutes at a time, to reduce the...