23 Sep

3 great calf stretches for young hockey players

3 great calf stretches for young hockey players In my previous blog I started talking about factors that may help to reduce overuse knee injuries on young hockey players. One of these is stretching. Why is stretching so important for kids who do a lot of sport? The process of much of our growth happens […]

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12 Aug

How to use Trigger point sports massage for tight muscles

Trigger point sports massage is a great way to self massage tight muscles. It is not as effective as a sports massage mainly because you can only work on small surface areas and use it as a specific release of one spot but it can be great for regular releasing tight gluteal muscles especially if […]

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05 Jul

Sports massage for Gym users

Sports massage for Gym users Sports massage for gym users is often recommended when you have trained hard and need to release out the muscles. But Sports massage is not limited to those with big bulging muscles. I see several clients both women and men who are doing 4-5 classes or circuits or gym sessions […]

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03 Jun

Sports Massage and Hockey

Having played hockey for over 20 years I can, personally, attest to the long and short term impact that this intensive sport can have on the body and why sports massage is beneficial. ¬†From veterans, trying to maximise the longevity of their ability to enjoy and compete in the sport, to junior players coping with […]

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