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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Posted by Andrea
  • On August 23, 2016
Some tendons of the hands and wrists run through the carpel tunnel, and as we use our hands and wrists every day (especially for repetitive movements), it is not uncommon for these to get overworked, causing swelling and soreness.  Sometimes this even means tingling in your fingers and elbow. Carpal tunnel syndrome can be effectively relieved with […]
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Fluid retention

  • Posted by Andrea
  • On August 23, 2016
If you have ever had swollen feet, ankles or calves, or even hands, fingers or arms, chances are you have had fluid retention in your body.  This can be caused amongst other things by hormonal changes associated with periods, dietary imbalances (high salt intake), sports injuries or even your body’s reaction to hot weather or long […]
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Lymphodema, Lymphoedema, or Lymphedema?

  • Posted by pete
  • On March 23, 2016
Lymphodema, Lymphoedema, Lymphedema, whichever way you decide to spell it (and all three are correct), it is swelling that most commonly occurs in the arms or legs but can occur anywhere else. The most common cause of lymphedema is as a result of removal of or damage to the lymph nodes as a result of […]
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Stress and the physical effects on the body

  • Posted by pete
  • On March 9, 2016
Stress and the physical effects on the body Stress is part of every day life and it’s body’s reaction to any change that requires an adjustment or response. Not only does your body react with emotional and mental responses but also with physical responses. Most people would have experienced occasional headaches or low energy during […]
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Package deals for multiple treatments

  • Posted by Andrea
  • On May 6, 2015
There are many situations which might require you to have a multiple treatments  e.g. pregnancy massage, oncology massage, a chronic injury that requires ongoing treatments, or you may simply want to commit to a regular massage. A package deal with special pricing has been put together for just this purpose, offering you a discount for upfront payment. […]
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Oncology Massage

  • Posted by Andrea
  • On March 23, 2015
Oncology massage For people living with cancer or other life-threatening illnesses Cancer patients can benefit greatly from highly individualised massage and touch therapy such as Bowen, as it not only helps reduce their anxiety and improves their psychological well-being but can also help with pain management. For carers/friend/family of people living with cancer or other life-threatening illnesses […]
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Never had a massage and feeling a bit anxious?

  • Posted by Andrea
  • On March 18, 2015
So you’ve never had a massage and are feeling a bit anxious? Here are a few tips to help you get the most out of your massage. Before your massage. To hydrate your body make sure you drink plenty of  water before your massage. It is also a good idea to arrive with an empty bladder or to […]
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Obstacle Racing injuries

  • Posted by Andrea
  • On March 16, 2015
As obstacle racing is fast becoming more and more popular, so are the injuries associated with this sport. Injuries Shoulder, knee and ankle injuries are the ones that I have seen in my practice repeatedly and whilst adequate training and common sense can prevent most of these injuries, it appears that often caution is thrown […]
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