Are you feeling those winter chills? Coats, beanies, gloves and scarves are all recipes to keep you warm and snug trying to avoid the dreaded cold and flu! Did you know that Remedial Massage could also greatly benefit your goals in preventing injury and keeping up good circulation in the cold months!
Spring has arrived, the birds are chirping the sun is out and the flowers are blooming! This time of year the weather is predictably unpredictable. At least half of all adults claim to experience changes in their health with the changing weather including more frequent headaches, joint pain, tightness and even catching more colds. You can benefit from both physiological benefits and the psychological benefits of a massage. . If training is the stimulus for change and recovery is when the change occurs, then the benefits of massage can play an integral role in the recovery process recent studies have found that massage thanks of delayed onset muscle soreness and muscle fatigue.
From the moment of injury, it is acute. After three months, the injury is chronic and becomes a health burden requiring more treatment. It is important to aim to be healthy as possible. Practice Prevention and Early Intervention. Approximately 48-72 hours after injury, depending on the severity, is when remedial massage can start being utilised to aid in the recovery process. There are many benefits of receiving remedial massage during recovery.
In today’s modern society, the use of technology is endless. You can see it everywhere. For example using something simple as a microwave for heating up food, using the public transport system to catch a ride and most commonly using mobile phones to communicate with one another.
Myofascial Release is a method of deep tissue massage. It starts on the outer surface layers of the tissue, and works towards a deeper point throughout treatment, within your comfort level. MFR assists to enable changes in dysfunctional tissue by stretching it, to release it. This is the tissue that can be limiting your movement. These limited movements can lead to changes in your posture.
The weather has cooled, daylight savings is over and it is now becoming darker sooner. With all of these changes, it’s clear that autumn is here. The weather has changed and so our body needs to change along with it. Natural sunlight has a plethora of wonderful benefits.
The complex pattern of muscles working together to stabilize, open, and close various joints in many combinations and with perfect timing is what enables us to generate force and power. This force and power is what gives us the ability to do all the things we do — sit, stand, crawl, walk, run, jump, skip, lunge, hop, lift, squat, bend, push, pull, twist, dance and play. This is especially important around the hip joint, the most powerful joint in our body’s, across which many of our largest and strongest muscles span.