New research has shown that massage therapy can help improve function and reduce pain for people with low back pain. Have a look at the link below to find out more. www.arthritisresearchuk.org/news/general-news/2011/july/clinical-trial-shows-effectiveness-of-massage-for-low-back-pain.aspx
A new series starts tonight on BBC 1 to do with pain and how to tackle pain. One of the presenters is Professor Greg Whyte who has helped celebrities train and complete their endurance challenges for sports relief. Have a watch and tell me what you think. www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01jhwtv
I have just spent this weekend on a Kinesio taping course. It was a brilliant course with a great tutor and great classmates. Kinesio taping can be used for many conditions and you don’t have to be an athlete to use the tape! It can be used for repetitive strain problems, posture and muscle imbalances, [...]
Osteoarthritis is a condition that affects the joints. It is the most common type of arthritis in the UK. Around 1 million people see their GP about it and the NHS in England and Wales performs over 140,000 hip and knee replacement operations every year. Three key characteristics of osteoarthritis are: mild inflammation of the tissues in [...]
www.nytimes.com/2010/09/21/health/research/21regimens.html Have a look a the above link which talks about the benefits of massage. Decreasing the stress hormone cortisol and increasing the number of white blood cells which are important for the immune system.
Fancy a massage on Tuesday or Thursday? 30 minute back neck and shoulder massage £15. Please give me a call
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Don’t forget mothers day on Sunday 18th March. Gift vouchers for a massage or reflexology would make a great present.
I am running the London marathon in April and this week-end i attended a meet the experts day to discover ways i can achieve this massive goal. One of the talks was by Sam Murphy on how to stay injury free. The advice was 1 – Make haste slowly, only increase your work by no [...]
It is claimed that up to 50% of women of reproductive age suffer from period pain. A trial has looked in to the effects of reflexology comparing it to taking 400mg ibuprofen every 8 hours over 3 days to see which had the most beneficial effect. Their conclusion found “Considering the results of the study, reflexology was [...]
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