The information below is given as examples of conditions that although may have symptoms that are generally recognisable are approached with individualised remedies. The public does not have authorised consent to use the information as part of a prescribed course of treatment, you accept full responsibility and liability for any repercussions that may result from any unauthorised use of the information.

26 | 9 | 2012

Are You Stressed?

Beyond a certain point, stress stops being helpful and starts causing major damage to your health, your mood, your productivity, your relationships, and your quality of life.

Whilst stress manifests in many ways both physical and psychological, massage and manual therapy can be an effective way of combating stress...

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1 | 8 | 2012

Why Do Therapist Ask So Many Questions

The therapist should ask, look, listen and record… for the benefit of both parties and take approximately 15-20 minutes at the start of the first session, call or email to discuss your consultation.  

The consultation process is an essential platform on which to develop a course of treatments, record and evaluate the treatments...

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9 | 7 | 2012

How often do I need a massage?

‘How often do I need a massage?’ Or put another way ‘when should I have my next appointment?’  

What you are asking the therapist to do is access a number of factors often conflicting, such as...

...To fully recover from injury or chronic conditions, periodical massages perhaps on a monthly or twice monthly basis may well be the way forward. Massage Remedies...

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12 | 6 | 2012

A Pain In The Axx
A body builder comes to me complaining that despite intensive exercise his right shoulder is weaker and less developed than his left. He is unable to lift his right arm above shoulder height without severe pain. This situation has persisted for over 7 months...

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31 | 5 | 2012

Tension Relief
An estate agent client came to me after suffering from pains across her shoulders particularly the right one, which had progressively worsened over the last year. The pain was particularly intense when driving. She had put the cause down to carrying heavy portfolios as a student. After postural analysis I noticed how drawn upwards her shoulders were...

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16 | 5 | 2012

Feet Need Exercise
Two forty something year olds came to me recently on separate occasions complaining of progressively worsening pains in their lower legs. The woman using a pedometer to measure the amount of steps she takes each day knows she is only taking 20% of the recommended 10000 or more steps a day...

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