Need time out from the kids, could a massage be the answer?

If you need time out from the kids, a massage could be the answer and no it doesn’t have to be painful and you don’t need to be in pain to benefit. You might actually be surprised at the amount of stress and tension being held by your body, especially during the school holidays. Change [...]

By |2018-08-02T11:54:50+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Massage|Comments Off on Need time out from the kids, could a massage be the answer?

Activate the lymphatic system

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is a highly specialised type of massage, using light, pumping, circling, scooping and turning movement of the skin to transport excess fluid (waste product) out of the body if it’s congested. Normally the body can break down the metabolic products on its own, but stress, unhealthy eating, lack of movement or [...]

By |2018-12-21T13:56:47+00:00November 20th, 2017|Healthy tips, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Massage|Comments Off on Activate the lymphatic system

Before the pumpkins go mouldy

The 1st November is National Stress Awareness Day and it seems appropriate to think ahead to that stressful time of the year and share our top tips for reducing the overwhelm at Christmas. The Christmas cards and decorations are in the supermarket and perhaps you are already experiencing the tightening in the chest and anxiety [...]

By |2019-01-17T15:51:33+00:00October 31st, 2017|Healthy tips, Massage, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Before the pumpkins go mouldy

Massage – you don’t have to be unwell to benefit

Massage is one of the oldest and simplest of treatments. It’s a natural way of releasing tension and pain that is being held in the body, which has often occurred because of stress and a busy life. NOW when someone says get a massage it conjures up images of Spa days with the girls. BUT [...]

By |2017-07-11T08:09:39+00:00May 21st, 2017|Healthy tips, Massage, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Massage – you don’t have to be unwell to benefit

April is Stress Awareness Month

Stress has a very important role to play in our day to day lives. Not enough and our body is under stimulated and too much can result in headaches and high blood pressure, which can lead to psychological problems and even an increased risk of heart attack or stroke. The trick is getting the balance [...]

By |2017-10-28T01:48:10+00:00April 25th, 2017|Healthy tips, Massage, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on April is Stress Awareness Month

Maintaining YOUR health and YOUR wellbeing

Health and well-being is made up of four factors, physical, intellectual, emotional and social. How are you taking care of yourself? We tend to think of health as a physical thing, while wellbeing a little more complex, but they are without doubt linked. When we are more active it can have a very positive impact on [...]

By |2017-10-28T00:50:04+00:00March 26th, 2017|Healthy tips, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Massage, Physiotherapy, Sports Injury Clinic, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Maintaining YOUR health and YOUR wellbeing

Do we really need to be active?

Living in a technological world as we do it is very easy to just sit looking at a screen and TV is no longer the only electronic device grabbing our attention. If we are not looking at the television or working in front of a computer, it is a phone or tablet in our hand. [...]

By |2017-10-15T06:10:01+00:00November 2nd, 2016|Healthy tips, Massage, Physiotherapy, Sports Injury Clinic, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do we really need to be active?

Are you on the hamster wheel of life and feeling the stress?

As a parent, you may have just breathed a sigh of relief as the children return to school and normality and calm is restored. All going to plan you managed to send them off with new haircuts and shoes and correctly labelled uniform. Your days are now a slightly different ‘rush’ - the breakfast morning [...]

By |2017-10-28T02:14:31+00:00September 18th, 2016|Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Massage, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Are you on the hamster wheel of life and feeling the stress?