chronic pain

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Yoga for Back Pain Relief

Yoga has become one of the most popular forms of exercise throughout the world. It is a wonderful way to still the mind, relieve stress, tension and recreate and maintain a healthy body. However Yoga can also help you reduce back pain and maintain a strong posture for life.

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Dry Needling – What is this new craze?

Dry Needling is a treatment technique whereby a fine filament needle (similar to Acupuncture) is inserted into the muscle to release myofascial trigger points, assisting with a decrease in pain and an improvement of function in almost any part of the body.   

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Trigger Points

Is Trigger Point Therapy Really Effective?

Every day I see people in some kind of pain or another, and whether it is Sciatic, lower back pain, neck or shoulder pain, often Trigger Point Therapy is my go-to treatment option for effective relief.

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AiM – Some simple movement practices that will profoundly shift chronic pain

I recently sent out an email about AiM – Anatomy In Motion, and had such an overwhelming response that I have decided to write a whole blog post about this amazing movement therapy. Massage and bodywork is essential for our well-being, however, much of the muscle pain and related issues (e.g. headaches) we experience throughout […]

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Remedial Massage Assessments

What is Remedial Massage exactly?

We all know that massage is an amazing way of improving circulation, reducing pain and stress, and bringing about a sense of well-being, however many of our clients are confused about the difference between Therapeutic Massage and Remedial Massage and what issues Remedial Massage treatments are best suited to – so I hope to shed […]

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Fibromyalgia

Dealing with Fibromyalgia

There is a lot of talk of Fibromyalgia these days as this chronic condition is becoming ever more common throughout the world, affecting approximately 2┬áto 4 percent of Americans, mostly females. Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a common musculoskeletal disorder, and although much research is being done on the subject, the cause is still unknown. Research […]

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Remedial treatments to help with headaches

Massage Therapy Effective for Relieving Tension Headache

Headaches are such a pain and most of us will experience a headache from time to time, however what is shocking is that around 4% of people the world over suffer from chronic daily headaches! They are by far one of the most debilitating of conditions to suffer from, especially if you experience them regularly.

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Hydrate for life

We have all heard that the body is made up of over 60% water and that we should drink 8 glasses of water per day, however there are some interesting facts about water and staying hydrated that you may not be aware of…

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