DOMS

DOMS

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DOMS - Post-workout soreness, how does it actually work? Whether you are a beginner or a keen expert in the world of fitness and workout, you will surely be familiar with the widespread soreness and achiness felt in various muscle groups after…
How to treat myofascial trigger points with dry needling

How to treat myofascial trigger points with dry needling

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What is a myofascial trigger point Myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) can affect all of us - whether you sit at your desk for too long, or workout religiously. They are those painful tight bands in your muscle that feel like violin strings -…
Massage - Benefits of massage during ski season

Benefits of massage during ski season

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Why have massage before and after ski season, marathon training and sponsored sports competition? It’s nearing the end of the ski season, however Spring heralds the start of ski touring adventures in the Alps. As a keen skier, I know the…
can massage help headaches

Can massage help with headache? 

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Massage and headaches This week we are back to our series about headaches as we explore the use of massage to help with headaches. According to the World Health Association, almost half of the adult population have had a headache at least…
Massage for Pelvic Girdle Pain

Massage for pelvic girdle pain

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Using Massage to Manage Pelvic Girdle Pain July has been massage month and to finish off our third blog post in the series we would like to raise awareness about Pelvic girdle pain, or PGP (previously known as symphysis pubis dysfunction or…
Pregnancy massage

What is pregnancy massage?

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Pregnancy Massage Pregnancy body massage is a term that identifies any hands-on treatment during or soon after pregnancy. The changes that women's body encounters during pregnancy are mainly of two natures: biomechanical - to do with the…
Sports Massage

Sports Massage and management of injuries

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How does Sports Massage help with training and injury? Whether you are an amateur runner training twice per week or a professional athlete competing at the Olympics, your body functions in the same way and above all it injures in the same way.…
Fertility massage

Fertility Massage

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Women’s Abdominal and Sacral Massage - also known as Fertility Massage At Kennington Osteopaths we pride ourselves in the vast range of regular and alternative treatments we offer. One such treatment is Abdominal and Sacral Massage or Fertility…