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Some of the many benefits of massage

Some of the many benefits of massage: Healthy, happy staff? • On average, each person suffering from stress took around 23 days off work, 19 days for ill health cases and 7.5 days for injuries. • The average days lost per case for stress, depression or anxiety (23 days) was higher than for musculoskeletal disorders … Continued


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Massage through the ages

Drawing on the long lineage of massage in history, how do past theories filter into today’s massage practice? The historical perspective Massage is a universal instinct. Humans have always instinctively known to ‘rub it better,’ and that touch is so beneficial. Massage dates back through the millennia, with references appearing in writings from across ancient … Continued


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Text neck – a twenty first century phenomena…

One of the post popular things clients request is massage of the upper back, neck and shoulders.  Many of us hold our tension there and there are many, many reasons for why, pore posture, poor seating habits, learnt behaviour from childhood but on the increase is a recognisable issue called ‘text neck’. Spike Milligan has … Continued


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Plantar fasciitis – don’t let it run away with you!

Everyday I walk our dog, the lovely bouncing springer spaniel, Bella. She and I have our own style of ‘bouncing’ hers involves four legs, considerable strength and agility and her indomitable joy to be in the fields, mine is of course the same (ha ha) but I have two legs instead of four – I … Continued


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