Are Chairs Dangerous?

Interesting and Helpful Snippets.   I am in this photo somewhere! This was the final two days before the exam in December. For those of you who may not know, I have been on a year long Advanced Clinical Massage Course down in Brighton with a company called Jing. Jing believe that the American system Continue reading »

Why Choose a Sports Massage Therapist.

What does a Sports Therapist do? A Sports Therapist deals with injuries and pain both sporting and everyday, painful muscle and nerve problems. We are experts in Soft Tissue damage. We don’t manipulate bones and we arenot Physiotherapists, we work exclusively with the tissues of the body, i.e. muscles, fascia and skin. We are a Continue reading »

Help! I’ve pulled a Calf Muscle. What do I do?

Wellbeing Naturally Ring: 07795552910 I recently had a phone call from a chap who had pulled a calf muscle. He was skiing in a weeks time and wanted to know what was the best thing to do, so he could ski! This is what I recommended: If you have injured yourself, felt a sudden pain Continue reading »

Can A Hot Bath Help my Low Back Pain?

Almost always have a hot bath for low back pain. A hot bath can really help an aching back. A hot bath is not only a much better choice for most low back pain than icing — which can be harmful — but soaking in the bath may be one of the best therapies there Continue reading »

How to Help Back Pain

This is a great article found on an Australian Website. With many thanks to DP Denmark WA, found at: http://www.bowen.asn.au/bowen-therapy/articles/psoas-muscle-and-back-pain/ The psoas is involved in most back pain! What is the Psoas Muscle? The biggest factor in back and hip pain is frequently the psoas muscle. Many believe the psoas muscle is one of the most Continue reading »

Frequently Asked Questions about Sports Massage

I Don’t Play Sport, Can I Still Have a Sports Massage? Yes, Sports Massage is really a name given to massage that is not necessarily a relaxation type of massage. Sports massage tends to deal with pain or discomfort and is one of the best therapies for helping with aches, pains, sprains or strains. Any Continue reading »

Have I Got a Slipped Disc?

First and foremost, if you have a Slipped or Herniated Disc, you will be in pain. You will likely have radiating pain, generally down one arm or leg and any movement will be really uncomfortable and painful. Massage can be helpful, but must be gentle. It will help to relax the muscles around the area Continue reading »

Why Massage Should Come First in the Treatment of Pain

  Wellbeing Naturally This is an article I found by www.care2.com  A lovely piece about the great benefits of massage. by Dylan Jawahir, LAc, LMT, Contributor to Massage & Bodywork on Allthingshealing.com Massage Therapy has been around for thousands of years. Every culture in the world has some form of massage, or bodywork, as a healing therapy. Today, massage therapy has Continue reading »