Massage has been proven:

  • To relieve tension, removing adhesions making your muscles supple
  • To improve blood flow, which helps your fatigued or injured muscles to recover faster
  • To improve lymphatic drainage, that helps to reduce inflammation and swelling
  • To breakdown minor scar tissue between muscle and fascia
  • To reducing pain and soreness after gruelling training session
  • To help with relaxation, stiffness and helping to de-stress. Stress is major factor prior to leading to injury.
  • To Improve immune function, helping to production of white cells
  • The benefits suggest you can recover quicker after training allowing you to train harder and gain greater mileage.

Petr Dobes is a qualified soft tissue therapist, specialising in sports, deep tissue massage and lymphatic drainage massage. In addition, Petr relies upon a variety of techniques such as Trigger point Therapy, Myofascial release, Soft Tissue Release, Muscle Energy Techniques and controlled stretching to encourage healing of his client’s tissues. Petr is also available for K-Taping. Petr has spent the last 9 years working as Sports Massage Therapist in various clinics in London and has worked closely with rugby teams and a professional football club. In addition, Petr has also experience dealing with triathletes and weekend warriors as well as with those aches and pains related to posture/stress. It is paramount for Petr that he works closely with his clients to help them achieve their goals and are less susceptible to injury. Having spent half his life playing semi-professional football in the Czech Republic he is well accustomed to injury and has a great understanding of how debilitating an injury can be. Petr’s love for nature, hiking and having an Irish girlfriend encouraged him to relocate to the beautiful Kingdom. Apart from hiking Petr is a keen cyclist and enjoys anything sporty.

Insoles are often use in the treatment of the following conditions:
• Metatarsalgia (pain in the ball of the foot).
• Hallux Abducto-Valgus (bunions).
• Plantar Fasciitis/fasciopathy (heel pain).
• Patello-femoral pain
• Tibial Stress Syndrome (shin splints).
• Pes Planus (flat feet).
• Rheumatoid Arthritis.
• Osteoarthritis of the ankle, knee and hip.