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Remedial Massage

Why can you feel sore after a remedial massage?

A muscle is made up of bundles of muscle fibres. If a muscle has been damaged or put under a lot of stress, micro tears occur within the muscle fibres. When the body starts to heal, it lays down new fibres in a mesh like pattern. This process can cause adhesions or scar tissue within […]

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Glass of Water

Why you need to drink water after a remedial massage

Over the last few months, some of my clients have asked me why you need to drink water after a remedial massage. First off, massages are dehydrating. Kneading and working muscle gets fluid pumping out of the soft tissue and into your circulatory system, where it heads toward your kidneys. That’s why many people have […]

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Correctly Fitted Pillow

The benefits of having your pillow fitted by your remedial therapist.

Over the last 13 years of working with clients with neck and should injuries I’ve realised how important it is to have a correctly fitted pillow. Remedial massage is a great way to relieve neck and shoulder pain but if you don’t have a supporting pillow it can be hard to achieve the desired result. […]

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Isotonix OCP3

The benefits to athletes of combining antioxidants with remedial massage therapy

Muscle Freedom recently started stocking a new product called OCP3, an antioxidant isotonic powder which is quickly absorbed by the body once ingested. Remedial massage is a great way to lower the toxicity levels in your body, but we’re always looking for other ways to help achieve that goal. I have been trialling the OCP3 […]

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