Has it ever occurred to you that your pain or other discomforts could come from your muscles?
Some of you might be aware of the extent of tension that is harboured in your muscles.
When you touch your skin with a little bit of pressure you may notice that it feels hard underneath. It might even hurt when you press into a muscle.
However, most people are not aware of their muscles except when they don't do what they want them to do or when they feel sore after overuse, usually from straining exercise or repetitive movements. It is no wonder that we often unwittingly misuse our muscles.
Most people know that they should exercise more to strengthen their muscles, but apart from that they know very little about their muscular system.
Why muscle health is important
The skeletal muscles make up a large part of your body mass (about 42% in men and 36% in women) and are therefore very important for overall wellbeing.
Life's demands and pressures affect our muscular system in multiple ways.
Listed below are a few examples of this:
These heavy demands and harmful habits can create huge burdens on your muscular system. And as you know, muscle pain can spoil your life, making it more miserable than it needs to be.
You can't necessarily change your life's circumstances, but you can take action against unwanted and persistent pain.
A professionally executed massage deeply relaxes your muscles and entire nervous system so that you benefit for days afterwards.
often results in the lessening of pain, which in turn helps you to
sleep and feel better. The overall benefit will be that you cope better
with your demanding job/ life once again.
Read more about how important remedial massage is for your muscles
or the problems we treat: