Category Archives: Injuries

Velichka’s Well-being Offers

Introducing YOU Massage Southampton Therapist, Velichka “Veli”  Veli has some exclusive Special Offers for her massage treatments, available  December 2017 and January 2018 *subject to availability. My name is Velichka and I am a Massage Therapist, originally from Bulgaria. I am one … Continue reading

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Thai Massage – Lazy Yoga

Lazy Yoga – Thai Massage By Southampton Thai Massage therapist, Georgia Thai massage is also known as ‘Lazy Yoga’. The name became apparent because the massage consists of pressure points and stretches that aim to relieve blockages along the 10 … Continue reading

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Exercise Related Pain and Sports Injury Therapy

Exercise Related Pain If you exercise, you will probably be familiar with exercise related pain on some level. Whether you have started something new to boost your health or happiness, or you are a seasoned sports person, pain is a … Continue reading

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Southampton Osteopath: Jane

Hi, my name is Jane, I just wanted to introduce myself, I am the newest member of the team, here at You massage therapy.  I hope see some of you, as I settle in.  I bring a number of the … Continue reading

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Trigger Points – Muscle Knots unraveled by Southampton Osteo Tim Young

Us Osteopaths are often asked ‘what are muscle knots’? Most people have some experience of muscle knots, back pain and how types of back massage will help. In essence, it’s easier to imagine the fibres as ‘knotted’ which create painful hard … Continue reading

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Fascia and Adhesions by Southampton Osteopath, Tim

  As an osteopath I find fascia fascinating by understanding its roles within the body. This helps me to look at the body with holistic glasses, allowing me to connect and join the dots of not only where the problem is … Continue reading

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Piriformis Syndrome

I thought I would write a bit about Piriformis Syndrome (PS) since I have had a few clients recently with this condition and I know from the literature that it is relatively under diagnosed. I see so many people in Southampton … Continue reading

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Does running increase the risk of osteoarthritis?

Does running increase the risk of osteoarthritis? By Laura Barfi, Osteopath for YOU Massage, member of the GOsC   It is often stated “today’s runners are tomorrow’s cyclists” but how much truth is in this phrase? Concern over damage to … Continue reading

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Stretches

Maintaining correct posture whist carrying out stretches is vital to improving posture and getting a better stretch for your muscles. Many think you must push back your shoulders and your head should be facing upwards like an old army drill … Continue reading

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How Sports Massage helps flexibility and strength

  Sports Massage has many benefits such as the reduction of pain and tension, great preparation for a sporting event or as a relaxing treatment after an event to remove all the unwanted products. But one of the most important … Continue reading

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