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London Trigger Point Therapy

Neuromuscular Therapy – sometimes called Trigger Point Therapy – involves releasing Trigger Points in muscles & fascia, and encouraging flexibility in muscle and connective tissue. Intermittent pressure is applied to each of these Trigger Points, until the sensation diminishes. It is assumed a release of tension relieves pain and increases mobility. It is thought greater blood flow may allow the healing process to resume.

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London Masseur or Massage Therapist?

A rose by any other name – The public call them masseurs (or masseuses) and massage therapists, and they call themselves massage therapists and bodyworkers. All the same thing really! You choose the therapist to suit your outlook and objectives. But check their qualifications, insurance and experience with people in your situation. That is more important than what they call themselves – the name is mostly just marketing.

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What is Sports Massage Therapy?

Sports Massage Therapy is popular with athletes, but also with the rest of us mortals too! Office work can be a physical and mental workout, but usually without proper warm-up beforehand and stretching afterwards. Often a lot of stress is involved: holding muscles rigid for long periods (which creates hypertonia) and repetitive strain ( which creates overuse injury). If you work at a computer all day probably you are familiar with the tight neck and shoulders from holding yourself tense while you stare at the screen.

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Ice Therapy for Strains and Sprains

Ice therapy aids contracting the branching blood vessel capillaries, allowing pressure to reduce and allowing movement of fluid into the lymph ducts, forcing blood and debris from the area and allowing the lymph to filter this fluid, and get rid of debris, hence speeding recovery from Strains and Sprains.

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