10 Instances When Massage Should Be Avoided

Massage has many benefits including stress relief, pain relief, and a wide range of positive effects on specific medical conditions. But there are some situations in which massage is not appropriate because of the risks involved for both the recipient and the practitioner. Here are 10 instances in which massage should be avoided. 1. Colds … Read more

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The Role Massage Plays In Mental Health

Massage has been gaining more recognition in recent years for it’s effectiveness in assisting the management of a range of mental health issues. With an increasing number people of all ages in London, and the UK as whole, experiencing mental health difficulties, there has never been a more important time to explore alternative therapies as … Read more

Reflexology Shown To Reduce Headaches

Those who experience regular headaches will know how debilitating they can be. Other than reaching for medicine to provide relief there are other methods that help and one of these is reflexology, which has been shown in studies to help those suffering from headaches. One particular study, which took place over a period of 6 … Read more

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Why Reiki Goes Hand In Hand With Healthy Living

If you ask anyone who is familiar with Reiki to describe it they will often mention it’s ability to heal a particular condition. And rightly so when you consider how many people have had first-hand experience of the healing effects of Reiki, how it directs energy to the recipient, restoring balance and assisting in the … Read more

Why Everyone Needs A Monthly Massage

It’s important for us to make the effort to take time out of our usual routines to switch off, unwind and regenerate in order to function at our best and not get too stressed, or eventually burnt out. By giving the body some time to recharge and heal itself you will be better prepared to … Read more

Can Massage Therapy Help Fibromyalgia?

What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a common condition which affects the bones and muscles, characterized by widespread pain, fatigue, problems sleeping, and various cognitive difficulties. Symptoms include: Muscle pain A burning sensation in the muscles Tender points Heavy fatigue Brain fog e.g. trouble concentrating / remembering Insomnia Poor quality sleep Anxiety Feeling depressed Although not … Read more

What Are The Benefits Of Shiatsu Massage?

Shiatsu is a profoundly relaxing treatment that quickly promotes a natural sense of well-being. If you are suffering from anxiety, depression or stress, Shiatsu can help to alleviate the symptoms, energizing the body and uplifting the mood, and facilitating a good night’s sleep. It can also be an effective form of pain relief. According to … Read more

Beat The Winter Chills With A Luxurious Hot Stone Massage

A 60 or 90 minute hot stone massage is all that’s needed to reach a state of harmony and balance within. With the aid of heated basalt stones, one of our qualified and experienced massage therapists will knead away all the tension built up from the winter’s cold and the stresses of a busy festive … Read more

How Massage Therapy Can Benefit Senior Citizens

As the baby boom generation begins to age, the topic of healthcare for our senior citizens becomes increasingly important to discuss. There are specific needs that those over 65 have which need to be addressed by healthcare practitioners. It’s a growing trend that the senior population are seeking out alternative forms of medicine and therapy, … Read more