Massage for Piriformis Syndrome

massage for piriformis

The piriformis is a small deeper muscle in the glutes (buttocks) that rotates the thigh outward (externally) and when the leg is bent at the hip it helps abduct (move away from the body) the thigh.   It prevents the hip from rolling inward when doing an activity like running. The sciatic nerve runs under the […]

Tissue Healing Time Frames

Tissue Healing Time Frames

If you’ve had an injury you’re probably wondering how long it will take for your body to get better. Here is a rough timeframe to expect: Tissue type vs Range of time for healing Muscle – 2 to 4 weeks Tendon – 4 to 6 weeks Bone  – 6 to 8 weeks Ligaments – 10 […]

Headaches and Massage & Simple Self Help

headaches and massage

Headaches can affect your quality of life and even be quite disabling. Tension type headaches can be treated with Remedial massage that focuses on specific myofascial trigger points that are located in the neck and pericranial muscles. Stress can increase the incidence and/or duration of headaches so regular self-care that helps you unwind alongside booking […]