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Month: June 2018

What is Dry Needling and how can it help me?

TRIGGER POINT DRY NEEDLING (TDN) TDN is an effective therapy to treat muscular tension and spasm which commonly accompanies conditions such as arthritis, nerve irritation, muscular strain, ligament strains and herniated discs. WHAT IS TRIGGER POINT DRY NEEDLING (TDN)? TDN is the use of solid filament needles inserted through the skin and into the muscle to release painful myofascial trigger points. Dry needling results in the deepest tissue release allowing for improvements in movement and pain. It is called “Dry” Needling …

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How to avoid groin injuries in football.

The following has been taken from The British Journals of Sports Medicine but is widely used within the Bodylogics Sports Therapy Clinic as a Gold Standard intervention. The Adductor Strengthening Programme prevents groin problems among male football players: a cluster-randomised controlled trial Abstract Background Groin injuries represent a considerable problem in male football. Previous groin-specific prevention programmes have not shown a significant reduction in groin injury rates. An exercise programme using the Copenhagen Adduction exercise increases hip adduction strength, a key …

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Knee pain and how best to manage it.

Knee pain, or Patellofemoral pain (PFP) as the correct clinical term, is widely recognised to be a multifactorial condition with multiple potential causes and a wide range of treatment options. This can often result in athletes feeling confused and unsure about what treatment path to take. Education, activity modification, rehab exercises, gait re-training or all of the above have been identified as key components of treating this condition but how do we ever know which one is best suited to …

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DOMS (Delayed Onset of Muscular Soreness) and how to treat it.

Within clinic we treat a wide range of people from office workers to athletes at international level.  We are often asked about DOMS (Delayed Onset of Muscular Soreness) and many of our clients come to us after heavy training loads seeking help with their recovery.  Massage is a great tool to help with this but it is equally important to explain to everyone what DOMS actually is General. The mildest type of muscle injury due to intrinsic sporting exercise is …

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Why you need regular massage in your life

You woke up with a pain in the body, and you remembered getting a massage the last time you had it, and felt relieved afterwards. So, you would probably do it again, right? Treating your stiff joints and taut muscles with massage, by getting it only when you feel like it, is not getting back in full your money’s worth; in fact, you are short-changing your health! Most people consider massage as a treat or a luxury, you could say …

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