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Trigger Points – Muscle Knots unraveled by Southampton Osteo Tim Young

Us Osteopaths are often asked ‘what are muscle knots’? Most people have some experience of muscle knots, back pain and how types of back massage will help. In essence, it’s easier to imagine the fibres as ‘knotted’ which create painful hard … Continue reading

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Fascia and Adhesions by Southampton Osteopath, Tim

  As an osteopath I find fascia fascinating by understanding its roles within the body. This helps me to look at the body with holistic glasses, allowing me to connect and join the dots of not only where the problem is … Continue reading

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WINTER BLEND – WARMING SOOTHE

Aromatherapy is simply the use of plant essential oils for a therapeutic effect (such as promoting health and well-being). Essential oils have been used therapeutically for thousands of years and are still being used effectively today in many products ranging … Continue reading

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The Acupuncture Treatment Plan

The Acupuncture Treatment Plan   At YOU Massage, Southampton, we offer a discount for clients who wish to book a course of Acupuncture treatments in a block of 4 or 8. This is because several sessions are advised for you … Continue reading

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Osteopathy for Sporting Injury

Osteopathy and Sports If you’re an active person then you know you’re keeping your health in good order. You’ll also likely be familiar with hurting yourself! An active lifestyle puts strain on our joints and from time to time, injuries … Continue reading

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Strapping and Taping

What is Strapping and Taping and how can it benefit YOU?   Strapping and taping is used mainly in sporting scenarios and generally used for injuries and, in this case, applied alongside Sports Massage. However, it can also help with … Continue reading

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Organic Facials: Why They’re Great and Why You Deserve One!

Having a facial deeply cleanses the skin, gets rid of dead skin cells so that it glows, and also gives you a chance to relax with a bit of well-deserved pampering. Take the benefits even further by going organic.   Beauty … Continue reading

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What to expect when visiting an Osteopath

Written by Laura, who has a Masters from the British School of Osteopathy and she is currently studying medicine at Southampton University. Whilst at the British School she was introduced to Cranial Osteopathy and after completing her Masters attended the Sutherland Cranial College to extend … Continue reading

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We now offer Acupuncture in Southampton!

In January 2014 – YOU Massage welcome Sharon - BSc (Hons) Lic Ac MBAcC and Member of the British Acupuncture Council - to our Southampton studio! Here, she introduces this effective and popular Therapy and tells us a little about its History: … Continue reading

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Piriformis Syndrome

I thought I would write a bit about Piriformis Syndrome (PS) since I have had a few clients recently with this condition and I know from the literature that it is relatively under diagnosed. I see so many people in Southampton … Continue reading

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