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New Year, New….....?

This article is all about New Year, New………? What? Well, I’m finishing it off with ‘INJURY’, and here is why.

Here is what I see every year because people are too tight (not skint) to invest in themselves when they are injury free.

  • You’ve been at home sat with poor posture.
  • You’ve been less…

Pain or injury hampering your New Year’s resolution efforts?

It’s the New Year and the most common resolution of all is in full swing, “I will get in shape/lose weight!”.So as a result a lot of people go out for their first road run in months, sometimes years, or their first long cycle session, or perhaps their first gym session.

This is all fantastic, however, some people have…

Benefits of Cupping Therapy

Cupping is a massage modality that finds its roots in traditional Chinese medicine. The practice uses glass cups to create a vacuum seal on areas of the body. The suction created by this seal brings blood to the surface of the skin and is thought to help expel negative energies from the body. Although cupping is not painful, the recipient commonly…

Benefits of a Foot Massage

Foot massage has been practiced in many cultures for centuries to promote health and well-being. Today, massage is considered a complementary and alternative medicine used by millions to relieve pain, reduce stress and anxiety, rehabilitate injuries and boost general health. The practice of foot reflexology massage involves applying pressure to specific…

Benefits of Massage for Body Builders

The benefits of massage in bodybuilding may increase your competitiveness by enhancing your performance and helping you reach your physical potential. The effects of hard training and injuries can impair your bodybuilding development. Massage can combat the negative effects of bodybuilding and might even help you gain greater muscle mass, develop…

Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage

The University of Maryland Medical Centre reports that deep-tissue massage is more effective and affordable for relieving chronic pain than conventional medical remedies. Because deep-tissue massage increases the flow of blood through through the body, it helps reduce the inflammation that causes pain. Deep-tissue massage can also help alleviate…

Benefits of Sports Massage

Sports massage is a type of massage that can alleviate pain occurring in certain parts of the body, which can be caused by too much physical activity. This type of massage was originally developed to serve athletes as a way to prevent and relieve injuries, but both athletes and non-athletes can gain physiological and psychological benefits from receiving…

Benefits of a Back Massage

Massage was once considered a luxury something you’d enjoy at a spa or health club. However, the benefit of a massage is now considered a more mainstream therapy and is often recommended by doctors and other medical professionals. One of the most common and beneficial parts of the body for massage is the back, since the nerves run through the spine.

Carbohydrates and Inflammation

Inflammation is a process by which your body’s chemicals and white blood cells work to protect you from foreign substances, such as viruses and bacteria. Diseases, such as arthritis and bursitis, trigger inflammation when no cause is present, causing pain, swelling, stiffness and fever. Improving your diet might help manage these effects, according…

Troublesome Trapezius

I’ve started to nickname this muscle ‘Troublesome Trapezius’. It’s one we tend to work on a lot here at Huddersfield Sports Massage Therapy and it’s the first muscle that gets affected when we are stressed or hold poor posture. The trapezius muscle commonly produces sore muscle knots and trigger points which cause headaches and sometimes…

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The Media Centre, Office LG33,
Lord Street, Huddersfield HD1 1RL