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5 reasons of how massage can help you to reconnect

5 reasons of how massage can help you to reconnect

I’m serious about the idea that massage can help you to reconnect with yourself. I believe massage can help you be more aware of what’s going on with you, your body AND your mind. We always think about massage for relaxation, pain relief and soothing tight muscles but what does that...
When do you relax?

When do you relax?

Busy-ness is the big ‘thing’ these days. People carry over-packed diaries like trophies. ‘I’m SO busy at work’. ‘How do you have time to do that?’. ‘I’m too busy to read / watch TV / exercise or do anything fun!’. I’m guilty of...
3 things massage can help you with right now

3 things massage can help you with right now

We know massage will make us move better and feel less tense, but not everyone can take time for regular appointments. Massage can be used as a preventative care and it can have some instantly gratifying results. These are 3 common ailments that massage can help: Headaches – tension...
Frozen Shoulder – how massage can help

Frozen Shoulder – how massage can help

Adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder or frozen shoulder, as it’s more commonly known is a painful condition causing significant restriction of movement of the shoulder – hence being described as ‘frozen’. There are a number of theories as to what causes this condition but it...
What is the correct etiquette in massage?

What is the correct etiquette in massage?

For the client, this can be a confusing situation especially if you’re not used to having treatments. Common concerns are usually about tipping, how much clothing to take off and talking during the treatment.  These are my opinions on what is the correct etiquette in massage but others may have...
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)? It is something that most of us have heard of or even suffered with. Commonly found in people using computers and other repetitive actions like playing an instrument; CTS can prevent us carrying out even the most simplest of tasks because of the pain and...
Don’t think you’re active enough to try sports massage? Think again

Don’t think you’re active enough to try sports massage? Think again

Don’t think you’re active enough to try sports massage? Think again. This is not an elite therapy for the athlete, footballer or regular gym user. Far from it. Neither is it going to be a jaw-clenching, painful massage being bruised and battered by your therapist. I can’t speak...
Here’s 5 simple things you can do for better back health.

Here’s 5 simple things you can do for better back health.

Does this picture look familiar to you? It’s a problem that most of us have at some point in our lives; we cause too much stress to our backs whether it be carrying heavy bags, carrying heavy toddlers or sitting for long periods hunched over a desk. According to a recent article published by...
Massage, music & chat or massage in silence?

Massage, music & chat or massage in silence?

Do you prefer massage with music and chat or massage in silence? The reason I ask is I’ve had a few treatments over the years with a mixture of music, no music, a bit of chat and too much chat. Personally, I like a bit of background, relaxing music and a bit of a chat with my therapist....
Looking at Osteoarthritis and massage

Looking at Osteoarthritis and massage

Osteoarthritis has made an appearance in my life over the last few weeks through treating those that suffer from it and also attending a very informative seminar on musculoskeletal health run by the supplement company ‘Lamberts’. I’ve not blogged for a while so when thinking about...
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