Archive | April, 2014

Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI)

Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) Frequently in massage practice, we see clients who have repetitive strain injuries caused by overuse. Tennis elbow is a typical one but others include golfer’s elbow, biceps tendonitis, superspinatus tendonitis, Achilles tendinopathy, patellar tendonitis and ITB syndrome. These injuries all involve the tendon, which comprises collagen fibres that effectively anchor the […]

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Tension headaches

“Tense, nervous headaches…” Well, I am old enough to remember the advert used by a company to promote their tablets for the relief of headache pain. These painkillers are effective and reduce the symptoms but do not get to the root cause of the headache. Headaches generally fall into two categories: Primary headaches, which are […]

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