The Mighty Psoas

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First Session Free - Click Here The psoas - pronounced 'so-az'-  is one of the most important muscles in the body.  It is considered to be one of the body's…

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It’s a hip hip hurrah

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First Session Free - Click Here The hip joint, or pelvic girdle is made up of: the sacrum (the 5 fused vertebra of the spine) The coccyx (the bottom of…

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The Rotator Cuffs

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First Session Free - Click Here The shoulder joint, or girdle, is made up the clavicle, scapula and humerus to form a complex series of joints that make it both…

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Scar Tissue and Adhesions

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"What are all those knobly bits then?" is a frequent question I get asked during a sport & remedial massage. The answer is generally scar tissue and adhesions, which need further…

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Fascinating Fascia

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Look at any muscle map and you will see all the individual muscles carefully displayed. They may be shown as photographs or expertly drawn.  Anatomy books will go through each…

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Soft Tissue Release

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Clients receiving deep tissue massage techniques are almost always curious about how they work and are applied, so this week i'm writing about Soft Tissue Release or STR as it…

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All rise for the Levator Scapula

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Where is it? The Levator Scapula starts at your neck vertebra (its origin), attaching to the transverse processes of C1 to c4 (these are the bones that stick out to…

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There’s Something About George

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When I'm doing a sports massage there is always a silent assistant lurking in the corner.  His name is George and generally people find him very helpful. Once they've got over…

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Why I use Pepperfit

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When I was looking for the right massage oils to use for my clients, I was very clear about what I wanted. Using any old oil was definitely not an…

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