TOS – Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Clinical Myotherapist Sarah Hall explains what Thoracic Outlet Syndrome or TOS is and what can be done to relieve the pain and symptoms. Read More

Myotherapy & Osteopathy

I’ve labelled this blog Myotherapy & Osteopathy because they work so well together. I personally get a Osteopath treatment every 1-3 months and I get a Myotherapy session every 2-6 weeks depending on how much training I’m doing and if I have any niggles from old injuries. Many of our current patients use both Myotherapy… Read More

Is Myotherapy suitable for children?

Just like adults, children and adolescents can also experience musculoskeletal imbalances, conditions and pain. So how do you tell what your child is going through and what health professional to take them to? If you child has had a fall or an accident in sport where there is a possibility of a broken bone it’s… Read More

Is Myotherapy right for me? A helpful questionnaire to determine your suitability.

We have recently been involved in a health week with a local business and besides the question of “What is Myotherapy?” the second most popular question was “How do I tell if Myotherapy is right for me?” so today I’m going to provide you with a questionnaire to help you determine if Myotherapy might be… Read More

4 common areas of pain during pregnancy & what to do about them – Part 1

There are several reasons why you might experience pain while you are pregnant depending on where the pain is, the intensity of the pain and the type of pain. If you are unsure of why you have pain (i.e. it’s a unfamiliar pain), if this is your first pregnancy or if your pain is intense,… Read More

Cupping vs Cupping

Cupping has been plastered all over the media since the Olympics; since many athletes were spotted (pun intended) with the indicative circular bruises on their bodies. I’ve had many patients asking about cupping since then and I’m sure many more are wondering about it. So here is a little bit about why we Myotherapists use… Read More

What on earth is a Body Back Buddy?!

The Body Back Buddy is amazing! It is one of the most versatile self trigger pointing tools you will ever own! Have you ever tried to spiky ball the top of your shoulder? Really really difficult right?! Even harder if you have an injury or pain to maneuver your body over a spiky ball or… Read More

5 ways to ease DOMS (post workout soreness)

Ever wondered why you are at your sorest 24 to 48 hours after a workout? Ever left the personal training session feeling great only to feel tight and stiff after 6 to 8 hours? Remember those times you went “Yep that was a tough legs session yesterday.” The reason behind this is Delayed Onset Muscle… Read More

Pain Relief Clay Mask

Here is a homemade ‘pain relief mask’ recipe. I adapted this from a face mask I use and combined some well-known muscle soothing ingredients. Give it a go and see if it helps! Ingredients 2 tablespoons clay 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp spirulina or kelp 1/2 tsp Epsom salts 1/2 tsp baking soda 5 drops peppermint… Read More