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5 Easy Steps to Relieve Neck Pain

2019-03-19T17:25:52+00:00

Neck pain  Neck pain is a common occurrence and a popular reason for people seeking massage therapy. It can be caused by a range of issues such as injury, degenerative discs, spinal stenosis, herniated disc, arthritis etc. This blog will look at "mechanical" neck pain. This is pain that has no serious underlying medical condition

5 Easy Steps to Relieve Neck Pain 2019-03-19T17:25:52+00:00

Nervous about Getting a Massage?

2019-01-17T15:16:26+00:00

Pre-Massage Nerves If you have never received a massage before or not had a great experience with your last one, it can be quite daunting attending a massage appointment. It's perfectly normal to be nervous about getting a massage prior to your first session. Even if you have had massage previously, you may be a

Nervous about Getting a Massage? 2019-01-17T15:16:26+00:00

Self Care – Top 10 Tips for Looking After Yourself

2018-11-12T19:59:21+00:00

Self Care Week  "Choose Self Care for Life" is the message of Self Care Week 2018. An annual awareness week encouraging us to take care of ourselves. Making small changes to be healthier and happier. Self care can be a good long soak in the bath, going for a run, not working through your lunch

Self Care – Top 10 Tips for Looking After Yourself 2018-11-12T19:59:21+00:00

Cupping; what it is and its Benefits

2018-10-18T19:13:15+00:00

What is Cupping Therapy?  Cupping therapy has been practised across the world for centuries; from ancient Egypt and Europe to South America and Asia. For over 2000 years it has been an important part of Traditional Chinese Medicine. There has been a rise in its popularity in part owing to the exposure from athletes such

Cupping; what it is and its Benefits 2018-10-18T19:13:15+00:00

World Reflexology Week 2018

2018-09-24T14:23:16+00:00

Celebrating World Reflexology Week  September 24th - 30th is World Reflexology Week. It's a time for reflexologists around the globe to promote awareness and celebrate the amazing, wonderful therapy that is reflexology. Why I Love Reflexology As a complementary therapist I am fully aware of the need to take care of myself in order to

World Reflexology Week 2018 2018-09-24T14:23:16+00:00

Top 5 Tips After Massage or Other Treatments

2018-09-14T13:24:36+00:00

Gain Maximum Benefit Post Treatment You’ve just had a wonderful treatment; you get up from the massage couch a little groggy, feeling more mobile, tension all melted away. That warm post treatment after glow, blissful smile on your face. You’re feeling good; you’ve needed this for quite some time. So how can you keep this

Top 5 Tips After Massage or Other Treatments 2018-09-14T13:24:36+00:00

Reduce Your Anxiety By Pressing this Point

2018-09-14T13:52:15+00:00

Reduce Your Anxiety; De-stress button Wouldn’t it be fabulous if you had a de-stress button you could press that would reduce your anxiety? A way of making you feel calmer and relaxed? Well as it happens we each have this ‘button’ and we can press it anytime. Located in the centre of our hands is

Reduce Your Anxiety By Pressing this Point 2018-09-14T13:52:15+00:00

Reflexology and Pain

2018-08-10T01:17:31+00:00

A small study conducted by researchers at the University of Portsmouth has found that reflexology may be as effective as painkillers as a treatment for acute pain. The findings show that reflexology reduces pain sensitivity and also suggest that it could be helpful in treating pain conditions like osteoarthritis either as a treatment on its

Reflexology and Pain 2018-08-10T01:17:31+00:00

Massage and Osteoarthritis

2018-08-10T01:17:32+00:00

A 16 week clinical study was carried out by researchers at Yale Prevention Research Centre and the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey to identify the potential benefits of Swedish massage on osteoarthritis patients experiencing limited range of motion, stiffness and pain. The study used 68 participants with a confirmed diagnosis of osteoarthritis of

Massage and Osteoarthritis 2018-08-10T01:17:32+00:00

Massage and Inflammation

2018-08-10T01:17:32+00:00

A study has found that massage after strenuous exercise reduces inflammation. Lead author Mark Tarnopolsky MD, PhD suggests  that massage could be beneficial to a range of individuals such as those suffering from musculoskeletal injuries, chronic inflammatory disease and the elderly. A summary of the study (Massage Therapy Attenuates Inflammatory Signaling after Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage)

Massage and Inflammation 2018-08-10T01:17:32+00:00
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