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...

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...

Avoidable Muscle Pain

The vast majority of clients who come to me for treatments, do so because of chronic overloading of muscles in work situations. There are many exciting sounding labels for these, such as ‘repetitive strain’, ‘carpal tunnel’, ‘occupational...

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....

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...