Hamstrings

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

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

Shoulder Pain

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

Testimonial

“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

Testimonial

“Identified my problem area in first session. Extremely knowledgable, very pleasant experience recommended for anyone who exercises.” Jonathan

Main effects and benefits of sports and remedial massage

Sports and remedial massage can play an important part in anyone’s life, whether they are injured or not. The primary reason is usually to support the reduction of tension and stress in the body’s soft tissues which can occur as a result of over exertion or excessive use. It can also help reduce and prevent … More Main effects and benefits of sports and remedial massage