How to reduce back pain while honouring your desk job

Deep tissue massage is a type of massage used to relieve muscle tension or limited movement of joints. This type of massage concentrates on realigning deeper layers of muscle and tissue, where the massage strokes help break down pockets of tense tissue that are causing pain. The concentrated pressure on these specific areas releases the tension, allowing for better blood flow and joint movement.

How Deep Tissue Massage can Help

Deep tissue massage is a type of massage used to relieve muscle tension or limited movement of joints. This type of massage concentrates on realigning deeper layers of muscle and tissue, where the massage strokes help break down pockets of tense tissue that are causing pain. The concentrated pressure on these specific areas releases the tension, allowing for better blood flow and joint movement.

Treating a Trapped Nerve

A trapped nerve occurs when there is too much pressure on a nerve, or the surrounding area. The central nervous system is protected by the spine, which ensures the body’s overall stability. A trapped nerve in the back, shoulder or neck is usually caused by a nerve that’s been damaged, usually because pressure has been placed on the nerve by the surrounding bones, cartilage, tendons or muscles.

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Health and Fitness in East London, December

You can check out some of the nearby fitness events here. Just know that while we wholeheartedly encourage you to get out there and keep your body engaged, we also ask that you exercise (pardon the pun) caution with injuries that may arise.

How to Relieve Sciatica

Everyone who suffers with sciatica has different stories to tell. Sciatica symptoms are felt in a variety of ways, and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to determine the best pain relief for sciatica. Sciatica pain stems from the sciatic nerve having been compressed, or the nerve’s surroundings having become inflamed.

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Don’t overdo the DIY!

Are you thinking about doing some DIY this coming weekend? Whether you’re planning on a spot of re-painting, or doing slightly more laborious work, here’s why you should take care whilst doing DIY.