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Myofascial Release at Home

Myofascial Release at Home

We’re in the press again this month!  International Therapist is a publication for therapists which also shares self-help top tips that are of benefit to anyone. In this edition is an article by Amanda Oswald explaining how to do myofascial release for yourself at...
NEW – Living Pain Free Online Weekly Workshops

NEW – Living Pain Free Online Weekly Workshops

Introducing our new online workshops! Covid-19 may have scuppered many people’s plans to get together, to share, and to learn in groups. But don’t let the stay at home message stop you from joining our workshops. Based on our popular 1 day Living Pain Free workshop,...
Every breath you take

Every breath you take

A closer look at our breathing Without getting too nerdy or technical, it’s sometimes interesting to understand a bit more about how our bodies work. In this article we’re going to have a look at breathing and how it happens without us even thinking about it. Every...
Can you stretch fascia?

Can you stretch fascia?

Is it possible to stretch your connective tissue? There is some debate amongst therapists and researchers whether it is possible to stretch fascia and whether there is actually any benefit in stretching at all. Given that fascia has a tensile strength of 2 tonnes per...
A Trigger Point a day keeps the pain away

A Trigger Point a day keeps the pain away

What are trigger points? If you’ve ever felt a ‘knot’ in your shoulder and dug in with your fingers to find both tension and relief, then the chances are you’ve found a trigger point – a knot of connective tissue that is tender to the touch and causes pain or other...

The self myofascial release (SMR) slow fix

Myofascial release for sport You don’t have to look far to find self myofascial release being promoted as the new quick fix in sports training. Athletes in search of ever-greater performance are urged to ‘attack’, ‘smash’ and ‘blast’ their fascia into submission using...