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...

Avoiding Shoulder Pain

Now that our warm summer weather has gone, it is easy to forget about good posture and huddle our shoulders round to try and keep warm. If you habitually do this, the muscles at the front of your chest will shorten and pull your shoulder girdle forwards, creating pain...

Shoulder Pain

A common area for shoulder pain is along the inside edge of the shoulder blade (the scapula). This is often due to tight pectoral muscles over the chest at the front.  When these pectoral muscles tighten, trigger points within them keep the muscles shortened and as a...

Repetitive Strain Injuries to Muscles

I have had many new clients recently with symptoms of pain or numbness in their arms and fingers which is affecting their ability to work, commonly diagnosed as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, or Repetitive Strain Injury. This is usually due to overly tight pectoral  muscles,...