Category Archives: Sports Massage Therapy

WP Physio | Wrist pain

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Written by willem van der Meijden | 05/05/2016

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a relatively common condition that causes a tingling sensation, numbness and sometimes pain in the hand and fingers. Usually, these sensations develop gradually and start off being worse during the night. They tend to affect the thumb, index finger and middle finger. What causes carpal tunnel syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of one of the nerves that controls sensation and movement in the hands

Read more..
WP Physio | Tennis Knee

Kinesiotaping (how it works)

Written by willem van der Meijden | 05/04/2016

Kinesiotaping. Kinesio tape was developed by Dr. Kenzo Kase 25 years ago. Kinesiotape is made of stretchable material so as not to restrict movement as normal bandage will do. But what does Kinesio tape do? Kinesio tape is placed over muscles, to minimize pain and inflammation. The tape aids in proper blood flow and lymphatic drainage. As you move, the tape, skin and connective tissue (or fascia) over the muscle

Read more..