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How hard should a massage treatment be?

Sunday, 7 January 2018

It’s a bit of a myth that a sports massage has to be hard and painful to get the job done. A massage only needs to be firm enough for the area being worked to relax. As a therapist I’m feeling for what...

Therapy tips for runners

Tuesday, 2 January 2018

It’s almost the season for those runners amongst you to dust off your trainers and start training for a marathon. Late January to May is when I see the most runners as they might be typically stepping...

How to book an appointment

Sunday, 17 December 2017

These are three best options for booking an appointment.

Online - On my website, mobile site, Facebook page and Google Maps listing there is the option to go directly to my online calendar....

Top Five Celeb Diets to avoid in 2018 as published by the BBC

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Here's an article I found particularly irritating. How many celebrities have to follow a particular diet for it's considered a "Celebrity Diet"? Nope, I don't know either. But, if your interested here...

What should I wear for a sports massage?

Monday, 11 December 2017

Comfort and accessibilty are king when having a sports massage. Personally, whenever I go for a treatment I wear comfortable sportswear. Things that are easy to remove or reposition, and clothes that...

How quickly will I feel the benefit from a Sports Massage?

Friday, 8 December 2017

Actually during the treatment you should start feeling the benefits. By the end of the treatment you should be feeling much better than when you started. I’ve had occasions where people have been all...

Anyone can call themselves a massage therapist

Thursday, 7 December 2017

It’s true. Anyone can call themselves a therapist as it’s not a protected job title like a doctor or a physiotherapist. Ever been for a treatment somewhere and not been asked for your medical history?...

Vouchers

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

My name is Trevor Hardwick, and I started the clinic in 2010 after being made redundant. Back in the early 90’s I used to work in the leisure industry, initially as a lifeguard, but later as a fitness...

A brief history of the Body Sage Clinic

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

My name is Trevor Hardwick, and I started the clinic in 2010 after being made redundant. Back in the early 90’s I used to work in the leisure industry, initially as a lifeguard, but later as a fitness...

Welcome to The Body Sage Blog

Monday, 4 December 2017

This is the first of hopefully many blog posts for the Body Sage Clinic. As this is our first blog post it’s a bit of a test run to see how things go, and what it all looks like when its online. In future...