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Shoulders Revisited

Friday, 02 September 2016 by

Why is it that there seems to be so many shoulders complaints? Well the shoulder joint is the most moveable joint in the body and therefore more prone to injury and misalignment, than most other joints in the body. The shoulder joint gets it movability by four key muscles, see diagram below: Given its movability

7 more massage questions

Monday, 08 August 2016 by

More Massage Questions Following the success of our last blog, we’ve got a few more questions and answers that we get a lot at Massage Remedies Javea, from farting to tipping (the bigger the former, the bigger the latter – JOKE!), take a look down and see if any of these genuine questions can help

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At Massage Remedies Javea, we know that coming to see us isn’t always the easiest thing. For some, a massage is a necessity to curb an issue rather than something enjoyable, but we’ll do everything in our power to ensure you’re as relaxed as possible. There’s no question that regular massage can benefit the sports

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Stretching is boring…

Thursday, 17 March 2016 by

Stretching is boring… But so are stiff, aching muscles and joints which is the perfect scenario for you not to carry on with your preferred activity. However don’t stress, Massage Remedy Javea designs bespoke stretching programmes, call or email for an appointment. Massive disclaimer: This article is aimed towards people who exercise moderately, possibly 3

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Feet Need Exercise

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 by

Situation Two forty-something-year olds came to me recently on separate occasions complaining of progressively worsening pains in their lower legs. The woman using a pedometer to measure the amount of steps she takes each day knows she is only taking 20% of the recommended 10,000 or more steps a day. The man is a guitarist who performs regularly

A Case Of Tension

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 by

A Case Of Tension Situation An estate agent client came to me after suffering from pains across her shoulders particularly the right one, which had progressively worsened over the last year. The pain was particularly intense when driving. She had put the cause down to carrying heavy portfolios as a student. After postural analysis I noticed how

Pain In The A**!

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 by

Situation A body builder comes to me complaining that despite intensive exercise, his right shoulder is weaker and less developed than his left. He is unable to lift his right arm above shoulder height without severe pain. This situation has persisted for over 7 months. Method of relief After consultation including posture analysis, testing his range

How Often Do I Need A Massage?

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 by

‘How often do I need a massage?’ Or put another way ‘when should I have my next appointment?’ What you are asking the therapist to do is assess a number of factors often conflicting, such as: • Length of time with the condition • Severity of the condition, whether it’s a sprain, strain or tear • Type of

Why Do Therapists Ask So Many Questions?

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 by

The therapist should ask, look, listen and record… for the benefit of both parties and take approximately 15-20 minutes at the start of the first session, call or email to discuss your consultation. The consultation process is an essential platform on which to develop a course of treatments, record and evaluate the treatments; implementing adjustments as necessary to

Are you stressed?

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 by

What is stress? Stress is a normal physical response to events that make you feel threatened or upset your balance in some way. When you sense danger – whether it’s real or imagined – the body’s defences kick into high gear in a rapid, automatic process known as the “fight-or-flight” reaction, or the stress response. However beyond a

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