Stress, Injury, and Common Worries

If you’ve been in the clinic over the past 3 days you may know that I’m suffering from bursitis in my shoulder. A bursa is an ‘anatomical whoopee cushion’ that sits within some joints and prevents friction between structures. The suffix -itis...

Barefoot Training

During my deload week I met with a friend at EP Gym, Banbury to work on some deadlift technique. As we were resting between sets she asked “why do you train without shoes?”. Tongue in cheek I answered “would you bench press in oven gloves?”...

What Is Posture?

If you have had a treatment with Reset Sports Massage, you will know that one of the first things I do with a new client is a postural assessment.   ¬†Posture is: The passive positioning of our bodies against gravity. A reflection of a lifetime of habits and...

Patella Dislocation Sports Massage Case Study

I would like to share a sports massage and remedial exercise case study from my clinic in Brackley. My client, Neil, had a nasty injury during a football match in which we suspect his patella (knee cap) briefly dislocated to the outside of his knee as he attempted to...

C is for… CRAMP!

Cramp is an involuntary muscle contraction or spasm that can be very painful. Exercise induced cramps are most common, however cramp can be experienced in non-athletic populations and some people even get cramp at night! This post aims to describe what causes cramp,...