Flexibility

Flexibility

FlexibilityAndy Howse has put together a simple flexibility program to help stretch the calves, hamstrings, hip flexors, groin, back, lower back and glutes. Improve your flexibility and mobility or use as a cool down. This program can be done anywhere and uses a foam...
Pregnancy Massage

Pregnancy Massage

Pregnancy MassageAt Bristol Physio we can offer massage through all trimesters of your pregnancy and post natal too. We advise you to consult your GP or midwife before booking in for pregnancy massage if you have any concerns, particularly if you are...
Sports Massage for the Active Person

Sports Massage for the Active Person

Sports Massage for the Active Person Why do we require massage and what benefits will you get from a Sports Massage?Professional athletes have regular sports massage as they strive to improve their performance. This is for a number of reasons:To reduce risk of injury...
Foam Rolling – why the pain???

Foam Rolling – why the pain???

Introduction to Foam RollingBy Susie Burness What is foam rolling?Foam rolling is a method of self myofascial release using a cylindrical foam roller. It is an inexpensive and convenient adjunct to help with the maintenance of mobility and healthy muscle tissue. Foam...
Post-Event Sports Massage

Post-Event Sports Massage

Sports massage is a form of deep tissue massage that is mostly focussed on alleviating the stress and tension which builds up in the body’s soft tissues. It works by breaking down muscular adhesions brought about by physical activity.Muscle adhesions, also known as...