Avoid Ankle Pain

Avoid Ankle Pain

Your ankle is a hugely important part of your body when it comes to moving around, whether it’s walking, running or jumping of some kind. We all want to avoid ankle pain. However ankle injuries seem to be a common occurrence, which result in much pain and a long...

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...

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...

Back Pain

People tend to think the worst when experiencing back pain. Worries about slipped discs, arthritis, displaced vertebrae etc are common. Very often though, back pain is nothing more than myofascial trigger points. Pain in your low back can come from surprising places....

Back Pain and Posture

The deep spinal muscles are individually quite small, so are particularly vulnerable to sudden overload or repetitive motion. The only time they are relaxed are when you are lying down or standing perfectly upright with your weight evenly distributed on all sides of...