Cancer – What to say

Cancer – if you’ve either battled it or have it you’ll know it’s awful. I’ve got friends who have been through it and come out the other side and unfortunately those that didn’t make it. One theme which seems to rear its head is the behaviour of others, some people can react in a strange [...]

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Bugs and Germs

These days we seem to have regular bouts of various bugs going around. I’m sure in the past these were prevalent at certain times of the year (or is that just me?). One of the most basic things you can do to help stop catching all and sundry is handwashing. As soon as I arrive [...]

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Holistic Massage

An holistic massage works on manipulating the muscles and the body’s soft tissues to stimulate physical and emotional healing. Holistic massage takes the whole client into account rather than just focussing on the physical issue. For example their environment and lifestyle can have an impact on the body. So you’re not just treated as a [...]

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Indian Head and Shoulder Massage

Indian Head Massage is a powerful treatment which can leave you feeling deeply relaxed, rejuvenated and up lifted. The treatment consists of a massage of the upper back, shoulders, head, neck and face whilst you are seated in a chair. An Indian Head Massage can help to alleviate stress, headaches, eye strain, anxiety and neck [...]

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What is Deep Tissue Massage?

Deep tissue massage follows the principles of holistic massage but additional techniques are used which enable greater pressure to be applied to tight muscles to help them release. Those who participate in sports find the pressure techniques used during this massage to be beneficial to them as it helps to ease aching muscles. How many [...]

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The Dorn Method

The Dorn Method is a revolutionary gentle manual therapy for back and joint pain. It is used to correct misalignments of the spine and other joints. The techniques used in this method avoid clicking and crunching, heavy forces, sudden thrust moves or jerky manipulation. Instead the client works with the therapist by means of swinging [...]

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Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage (MLD)

Manual Lymphatic Drainage massage is the Queen of the massage therapies. It is an incredible gentle, soothing and relaxing  treatment. It is used to help treat a number of conditions including: Acne Swollen limbs for example arms, legs or ankles Puffiness around the eyes Reduction of scar tissue after surgery Promote a reduction in the appearance [...]

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I’ve written about dementia before but after watching the BBC2 Programme Keeping Britain Alive: The NHS in a Day (part 2 of 8 – broadcast April 2013) I was prompted to revisit the subject. The story involved a husband and wife with the husband suffering from dementia and his wife caring for him. They had [...]

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Dorn Method Headaches, Scoliosis & more

The Dorn Method is more than just a treatment for back pain. Did you know that it can help with the following symptoms too? Jaw pain Neck pain Headaches Migraines Shoulder pain Elbow pain Wrist pain Hip pain Sciatica Scoliosis Leg length difference Knee pain Ankle pain Yes, the Dorn Method is really versatile and [...]

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Marketing for Therapists

I was at a networking event recently and we started having a discussion about marketing and I mentioned that as therapists we are targeted by companies wanting us to buy advertising space on appointment cards at G.P Surgeries. Another attendee in an unrelated industry mentioned how they had been approached by one of these companies [...]

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