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...

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,...

Rolling your Plantar Fascia

Happy Feet Rolling your plantar fascia can keep your feet supple and mobile after spending the day wearing shoes. If you’re prone to plantar fasciitis you can use a frozen water bottle instead of a tennis ball to help reduce inflammation – just be careful...

Hip Flexor Stretch

I took a break from working on the website to stretch in the garden and made a little video to give you some tips on stretching your hip flexors! The hip flexors are a group of muscles at the front and inside of your thigh and their job is to bring the thigh upwards...