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Tight Muscles & Tissue mobilisation

“My hamstrings are tight” or “I can’t sit cross legged as my hips are tight” are two statements we often hear in our clinic. Many people are aware of limitations in their flexibility. Mobility classes and yoga are becoming more and more popular in the sporting population as an adjunct to their regular sport in an attempt to optimise flexibility and performance. Some people go for regular massages to try and resolve their tightness whereas others prefer to go to a Physiotherapist for tissue mobilisation. But what’s the difference? Why go to a physiotherapist when I can get a cheaper massage elsewhere? Whether you go for a standard massage or seek the advice of Physiotherapist; soft tissue mo