Delayed onset muscle soreness, AKA DOMS, is a common excuse for not completing a training session.  Although it is inevitable to feel tenderness in your muscles as they get used to a new activity, you can lessen the intensity.  Simple things like a proper warmup and...

Today we're making Bill Nye proud and diving into some new science, and new ways to treat. At Health Place, we make learning for our therapists a priority - from new research, to new techniques to even refreshers. This week we’ve got some cool new...

Last week, we discussed why cramps strike and how you may be increasing your likelihood of experiencing them. If you missed it, click here! This time around, we will be concentrating on what you can do to minimise your risk of suffering at grips of pain. The...

Quite often, someone who is looking to just "feel better" time and time again skims past the buzzwords, acronyms and over complicated sounding treatments. They are simply ignored and discounted as irrelevant when all we want is just a massage. However, MST is a crucial part...

Here, at Health Place, our therapists work with professional and amateur athletes of many sports. The treatments aim is to ensure their bodies remain in peak condition, for optimal performance. Don't be fooled into thinking remedial massage and myotherapy are a simple indulgence, but instead, an...

Any pregnant woman (and any enthusiastic partners) will have heard about the pregnancy massage hype – and its critics. If you type the words into google you are flooded with information telling you this and that, most of which is outdated or written without having...

The importance of sleep is quite frequently a neglected factor within the quest of achieving optimal health and happiness. Sleep quality directly affects all aspects of your everyday life, including your mental sharpness, productivity, creativity, emotional balance, physical vitality, body weight and appearance. Based on this...