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Advice on muscle pain at work

Posted by Richard Pearson

584 Days Ago

By now you’ve probably had your annual holiday. Or maybe you spent all summer at your desk holding the fort. Either way, you may have picked up an injury on a holiday activity or be suffering from pains from that office chair. Here are methods that will help a fast recovery. For injuries, remember RICE – Rest,... [read more]

Massage is a necessity, not a luxury

Posted by Kristina Mendez Matejova

716 Days Ago

In my practice as a massage therapist I often hear my clients say: “It’s so nice to treat myself to a massage.”, “Massage is a nice treat for me.” and “I’ve been so busy, I decided to reward myself.” This can be somehow frustrating. As although massage is of itself an amazing experience and certainly feels... [read more]

Managing injury

Posted by Zoe Macpherson

724 Days Ago

8 weeks into a complex foot injury with the added pleasure of chronic pain has given me plenty of time to ponder on how best to help my situation. Here I share those reflections. I have analysed, scrutinised, laughed, cried, prayed, moaned, ranted, raved, slept and not slept, driven myself (and my husband) mad! I am... [read more]

Presence in Massage

Posted by Fiona Howells

879 Days Ago

Hi :)  having just completed a 5 day silent intensive Satsang in London with Sri Mooji there is reflection on the value of Presence during massage.  High energy of joy and happiness moves easily between masseuse and client while both rest in the cocoon of the treatment. Peace naturally catches awareness. You find daily thought loops interrupted.  Even... [read more]

Deep Tissue Massage

Posted by J Lane

933 Days Ago

What is Deep Tissue Massage? Deep tissue massage as the name suggests is massage that works on the muscles of the body at a deep level.  The tissues of the body are manipulated using various techniques.  These can include gentle stretching of the fibres or deep frictions to interlink any scar tissue that may have formed from... [read more]

Voluntary Therapy

Posted by Chris Penny

938 Days Ago

Some years ago my partner, who was already qualified as a massage therapist, decided to retrain as a canine massage therapist.  During the course, I found that I was picking up lots of massage skills by proxy – actions and insertions of muscles, massage techniques, benefits, physiology and more.  Rather than compete, I decided to train... [read more]

Massage and sleep for health and wellbeing

Posted by Ruth Eagin

1001 Days Ago

A good night's sleep is vital for our health and wellbeing. When we sleep our body repairs its cells and also repairs any damage caused by stress. If we can get between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night, our levels of serotonin are balanced. Serotonin affects our mood and so we can be happier and combat depression... [read more]

Practical Anatomy and Physiology for shoulder injury treatment by Sports Massage therapy

Posted by Susan Whitney

1004 Days Ago

Hypothesis Injury classification may happen as a direct or indirect result from an abrasion to muscle, or of ligament damage as a result in strain of varying categories. The site of which my patient presents his injury is at the shoulder as a result of occupational work incorporated by leisure activities at the gym.  The anatomy of... [read more]

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