Entries by Becky

Coronavirus

BTST Coronavirus Procedures Following the latest government update on the coronavirus Covid19 all courses will be delivered online via ZOOM for all the theory part of the course, then when lockdown is lifted the remaining days of the course will be delivered practically in a classroom setting. Further details to be released when the practical […]

ITB Syndrome 

ITB Syndrome  Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is a common repetitive strain injury of the Iliotibial band. ITB Syndrome mostly occurs in runners, but can also occur in cyclists, hikers and as a non sporting injury. ITB Syndrome causes pain mainly on the lateral (outside) side of the knee, unlike patellofemoral pain where the pain occurs […]

Heat vs Ice

Heat or Ice In most cases; Ice is for injuries, and heat is for muscles tension..   Ice is for injuries — calming down damaged superficial tissues that are inflamed, red, hot and swollen. However the inflammatory process is a healthy, normal, natural process.  Which can be painful response. Therefore studies suggest icing is mostly just […]

What Is Sports Massage?

Sports Massage is a form of treatment for those that are suffering from muscular tension, whether that tension, was created through occupational strains, sporting activities or daily stresses, Sports Massage is for everyone. Sports Massage involves massage and stretching techniques with a focus on increasing circulation, lymphatic drainage, reducing inflammation and aiding the body’s natural […]