Stiffness in the muscles can occur for a number of different reasons. This could be everything from sprains, strains and injuries through to stress and tension.

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In the cases of sprains and injury there are a number of things that you can do to help alleviate the pain and the stiffness.These include resting until the pain and injury begins to subside, the use of heat and cold to help bring down any inflammation and gently stretching. When using a hot or cold compress you should use these for no more than 20 minute intervals. Been these you should leave the compress off for 20 minutes before re-applying.

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If your muscle stiffness is as a result of tension and stress you can help to alleviate these symptoms by taking regular breaks from your desk and making sure that you stretch during the day. Your posture can also help to prevent tension from setting in. After you have taken a break from your desk, make sure that you reset your posture into a comfortable position. If you notice that tension comes along with stress you might want to speak with a Mobile Massage in London specialist such as those from Massage House who will be able to help with tensions and stress release by booking you in for regular massage sessions. There are a number of different massage styles and each one helps your body in a different way. Speaking with a specialist like the one mentioned will allow you to find out the massage type that is best for you and that you will get the most benefit from.