Hamstring strain: How to stop this injury.

Introduction Strains of the hamstring muscle are one of the most common injuries in many sports, including soccer, basketball, and track and field. Hamstring strains are painful and can be very frustrating, especially if they happen while playing sports or performing activities at work.  If you have suffered a hamstring strain before or if you want to avoid getting injured in the future, read on for some tips that may help…

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How to stop tension headaches without drugs!

HOW TO RELIEVE TENSION HEADACHES WITHOUT DRUGS!

Introduction Tension headaches is a phenomenon that is one of the most common forms of headaches. The large prevalence of this condition is largely applied to lifestyle factors such as work, posture-related characteristics and much more. What causes tension headaches? Due to the nature of the modern lifestyle, a large amount of the population spends excessive periods in a seated position which can lead to shortened neck and shoulder muscles.…

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4 Ways to know if a sports massage is right for you

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The use of sports massage is often disregarded by some professionals and may be over utilised by other professionals because of the short-term effects. However, the long-term effects out there is not shown to be too beneficial. The way we use sports massages within Made to Move is used as part of a strategy rather than just a primary service. With anything, there needs to be a context in what…

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3 Tips for Successful Goal Setting for More Movement and Less Pain!

Welcome back! So this is now 2022, I’d like to wish you all a very happy new year, I hope you had a great time have your family over the Christmas period. What I want to focus on is goal setting and how to assist you to be able to set a goal. This is to be able to guide you to be aware of what’s ahead in the year,…

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Shoulder instability: How to fix tight shoulders.

Introduction Tight shoulders can cause pain or stiffness in your neck, back, and upper body, and limit your ability to take part in daily activities or exercise. However, is shoulder tightness the actual problem here? Your shoulders may feel tight and stiff as a result of stress, tension, and overuse. Tight shoulders can be also caused by sitting for extended periods, incorrect sleeping positions, and injuries. Extended periods of movement…

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How to Untrap a Trapped Nerve.

A trapped nerve is a common injury that many like yourself will have or currently experience. If you have a trapped nerve (nerve compression) your body may send you warning signals such as pain or numbness.

Damage from a pinched nerve may be minor or severe. It may cause temporary or long-lasting problems. The earlier you get a diagnosis and treatment for nerve compression, the more quickly you’ll find relief. Severe cases require medical care. But if your symptoms are mild and relatively new, you can fix this following a series of stretching and strengthening exercises.

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How to Prepare for The Yorkshire 3 Peak Challenge

Introduction The Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge was indeed a challenge. Not only do you need to climb the 3 largest peaks within the Yorkshire dales, consecutively, on a circular route of over 24 miles, all within 12 hours. Given what it involves, it is probably then I quickly understood the importance of preparing for the distance both physically and mentally too. Unfortunately, there were participants that underprepared for this challenge…

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Lower back pain 101

Introduction Lower back pain is a phenomenon that is reported to affect around one-third of the UK adult population each year. The large prevalence of this injury is largely applied as an umbrella term which may leave many like yourself wondering what the cause, problem, and the right way to reduce and prevent the pain from arising. Nonetheless, lower back pain is a problematic case that entails a wide range…

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Anterior Pelvic Tilt: Is it a problem?

Introduction Do you have excessive curvature in the lower spine? Do you have tightness in your lower back or hips? This is a common sign of an anterior pelvic tilt: exactly what is said on the tin, your pelvis is tilted forward. Whilst a large amount of the population (85% Men, 75% Women) has anterior pelvic tilt. This has been widely researched as a prediction of injury or even, a…

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Piriformis Syndrome: What a pain in the Butt!

Introduction Do you have a pain in the buttocks during when running or exercising that refers down the back of your leg? This is a common sign of an injury to the piriformis muscle deep within the buttocks that can duplicate the sensation of a sciatic nerve-related injury.. This injury can often be left as a back burner during the early stage as a pin-point ache and tightness. If left…

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