Entries by Andrew

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What Is The Rotator Cuff?

Rotator Cuff ….. what is the rotator cuff? The rotator cuff is made up of 4 muscles which live (attach) onto the scapular (shoulder blade) and they assist other muscles of the shoulder in abduction and rotation movements. So why do does it seem to be some common?  Well unfortunately it’s because it’s very easy […]

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Foam Rollers & Massage Balls

Regularly using a Foam Roller and/or Massage Balls offers many of the same benefits as a sports massage, including reducing inflammation and joint stress, improving circulation and flexibility and therefore helping to ease aches and pains caused from tight muscles. Regularly foam rolling pre and post workout will mean you will help prepare your muscles […]

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What Is Tennis Elbow?

Tennis elbow is a common injury that causes pain around the outside of the elbow and is clinically known as lateral epicondylitis. As the name suggests this injury is commonly caused through playing racket sports such as Tennis, however this injury can also be caused through several other sports and repetitive daily activities. Lateral Epicondylitis occurs […]

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Pain Is A Warning Sign

Sports massage was created to help athletes prepare physically for optimal performance, pre & post event and ultimately be in the best possible shape for training and competition, keeping injuries at bay. However, contrary to its name “Sports Massage” is not just for Sports people and is enjoyed and utilised by many. Sports Massage breaks […]

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What Is B12 Deficiency?

B12 deficient and the most common symptoms are; extreme tiredness (fatigue) lack of energy (lethargy) breathlessness feeling faint headaches pale skin noticeable heartbeats (palpitations) hearing sounds coming from inside the body, rather than from an outside source (tinnitus) loss of appetite and weight loss Pins and needles. Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is an […]

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – What is ME?

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome also know as ME, can cause the following symptoms, which when focused on one at a time could be dismissed. The main symptom of CFS/ME is feeling extremely tired and generally unwell. In addition, people with CFS/ME may have other symptoms, including: sleep problems muscle or joint pain headaches a sore throat […]