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Could my feet be causing my pain?

This is a great post that i have reposted from instagram from @thefootcollective. Posted @withrepost • @thefootcollective A lot of people fixate on what their arch looks like but what really matters is whether or not you can control it 👣 Your foot is a shock absorber and must be able to deform in order to adapt to the ground under you and to absorb impact when needed . That means the medial arch needs to be able to flatten out (pronate) and also lift up (supinate). If it can’t do one, the other or neither then you have a problem . The main area that controls the arch of the foot? Your hip. If you have tight hips that can’t rotate (sitting-itis) you will have a foot that can’t control

What is a knot?

What is a knot?? I get asked this question pretty much every time I see a client!! Muscle knots, also know as myofacial trigger points, are defined as tender points in tense taught bands that produce local and differed pain to other muscles. The tight bands prevent oxygen blood flow and nutrients to pass through the tissue. This causes can cause poor range of movement, uncomfortable, tight and painful feeling in your muscles. Why do i get them?? Muscle knots can develop pretty much anywhere in the body where the muscle or fascia is present. We tend to notice and feel pain in our traps or around our shoulder blades the most. Tension and muscle knots quite commonly occur here due to stress and

Happy New Year!

It’s been such a fab year at CN Sports Massage. Ive been based at The Body Barre for just over a year now, and have loved every minute of it. I’ve honestly got the most amazing clients. I have loved helping you all on your journeys, whether its through pain management, sporting carers and just general everyday life. It’s been a funny year for me regarding my injury. Ive had some great progressions, but also a lot of set backs. 🤦🏼‍♀️ Ive really struggled having the lack of consistency and its made it really hard to try and keep motivated and focused😖 However, 2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣0️⃣ is a new year, I will not be giving up. Ive set myself new goals and targets and will keep pushing🙌🏼 I look forwar

© 2018 by Cydney Newman Sport and Remedial Soft Tissue Therapist