Aren’t we being blessed with amazing sunshine while we are in lockdown? Some may think it is cruel but I am very grateful, it gives us much more opportunity to feel better and help our mental health in these times. Some of you know, as I have spoken about him before, but I am a … More Control what you can control
“I came home from work with a stabbing pain in my shoulders and was recommended to see Annabel. She went out of her way to fit in an appointment for me and after a few sessions and some homework, I was back to my normal self. Very professional and friendly service.” Alex L
Do you struggle with pain in the back of your thigh? Either behind your knee, in the muscle belly or near to your buttocks?⠀ ⠀ You may of noticed it is difficult to fully straighten your knee without pain, you can’t take large steps or walk quickly or running, maybe there is pain with climbing … More Hamstrings
“Annabel knows what’s she’s doing. I had an op on my shoulder. She gave me welcome reassurance about its mobility and loosened up the joint and the scar tissue. As for my stiff leg ligaments and tired muscles – they also felt great afterwards and she gave great stretching advice.” Phil S
Do you struggle with pain in the side, back or front of your hips? Pain that prevents you from doing the things you enjoy, affects your sleeping, or you are concerned it may get worse? Maybe you feel a loss of strength on one side? I can help! Through a full assessment and consultation I … More Pain in the hip area?
Having a massage after strenuous exercise results in a significant decrease in DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness). DOMS occurs within the first 24 hours after exhaustive or intensive exercise, reaching a peak between 24 and 72 hours. It can often be accompanied by muscle swelling, reduction of performance and decreased range of movement. A study* … More Massage for decreased delayed onset muscle soreness
Are you struggling with shoulder pain or decreased range of movement in your shoulders? Pain is exhausting and can interfere with our lives, I can help you start your journey to decreasing the pain, improving the range of movement and get you feeling good and back doing the things you enjoy. Treatment is through a … More Shoulder Pain
I had the absolute honour to be asked to support Ian and John over the weekend during their challenge to individually cycle for 24 hours on a spin bike. Watching these two push themselves to override this mental and physical challenge was not only a humbling experience but fascinating one. Walking into the studio at … More Event Massage, a humbling experience!
Post exercise massage can help decrease the delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), along with an increase in muscle performance. A review “Massage Alleviates Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness after Strenuous Exercise: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” involved over 500 participants for findings of this study. The findings demonstrated that muscle soreness rating decreased significantly when the … More Massage to decrease onset muscle soreness, improve muscle performance
“Identified my problem area in first session. Extremely knowledgable, very pleasant experience recommended for anyone who exercises.” Jonathan