Sciatica is a term used to describe radiating nerve pain in the leg and is caused by compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve.
With the current situation of Covid-19, the majority of workers have had to adapt and work from home. It’s not always possible to have access to an adjustable chair, desk or computer monitor and many of us will find we are on the sofa or at the dining table using a laptop.
Massage is the general term used for rubbing, pressing and manipulating muscles, skin, tendons and ligaments. Massage consists of various techniques, which range from light strokes to deep pressure.
The repetitive movement that is associated with many types of exercise, e.g.; running, swimming, boxing and horse riding, cause your muscle fibres to gradually become shortened. This, unfortunately, makes you more prone to injury, due to the compressed muscle fibres and reduced blood supply to the muscles.