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

Massage for decreased delayed onset muscle soreness

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


“My sessions with Annabel on my shoulder have been very beneficial. Annabel is professional and thorough in a welcoming environment.” Laura

Massage to decrease onset muscle soreness, improve muscle performance

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