Category Archives: Clinical Massage

Medical gobbledegook explained!

If you’ve got a painful joint your doctor may tell you that you have ‘tendonitis’.  Tennis elbow is good example – where the tendon is attached to the bone, in tennis elbow on the outer side, overuse causes inflammation – … Continue reading

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Face up to your age

The beauty counters are stuffed with anti-ageing products.  Fighting the evidence of the passing years has become a multi-billion dollar industry. With traditional facials the anti-ageing effect has always been attributed to the products whether a face cream, a massage … Continue reading

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What is your ‘Core’?

People talk about ‘core strength’, athletes talk about it, dancers discuss it (and, if you’re a ‘Strictly’ fan, you’ll have heard the judges mention it), but what is it really? The ‘core’ is not just about the abs; it is … Continue reading

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Just relax!

I’ve been carrying out a research project as part of my advanced clinical qualification.  This consisted of 13 women taking part in a specially devised facial massage to explore the impact on ageing.  It was a successful project – but … Continue reading

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Messages from your body

You know those twinges you get, the occasional headache, aches and pains that are more irritating than debilitating?  Don’t ignore them – particularly when they keep occurring, they’re messages from your body telling you that something is wrong. Of course, … Continue reading

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