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Parkinson’s disease

What is Parkinson’s Disease? (PD) Parkinson’s disease is caused by death of nerve cells in mid section of the brain; particularly the cells that are responsible for producing a chemical called dopamine. This reduction causes, Parkinson’s, a progressive neurological condition where part … Continue reading

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So, What Do GPs Think Of Massage?

A little while ago we were given the great pleasure of being involved with a workshop being run at the University Hospital Southampton Foundation Trust… They had a day of training with local GPs, where their aim was to introduce … Continue reading

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A Guide to massage

When ordering coffee there is a lot of choice – do you want a quick and effective espresso, a luxurious cappuccino, or a gentle latte (maybe with a flavor shot of something sweet or nutty)?  There are a lot of … Continue reading

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Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release techniques have only been widely used since the 1980’s as before this the word Myofascial in massage was in Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy to aid muscular dysfunction and reduce pain. In 1983 Dr. Travell wrote the book “Myofascial … Continue reading

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Thai Herbal Hot Compress

If you are looking for that something special or a little different from your usual aromatherapy massage than Thai Hot compresses is for you.  These compresses contains various herbs that blend together nicely that when heated and used directly onto … Continue reading

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The Full Works Treatment

The Full Works You Massage Therapy is a luxury treatment aimed at aiding relaxation and will have a calming effect on anyone lucky enough to enjoy one. This treatment will last for an hour and will involve a mini holistic facial and … Continue reading

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Why Massage – Why Do People Use Massage, And What Do They Use It For?

There have been a lot of changes in the health industry in the last few decades, and many new or previously rarer therapies have been getting a lot more attention because of this.  Massage is one of those therapies now … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Reflexology and Massage

Written by guest author Wendy, from Reflexology and massage (http://www.reflexologyandmassage.com/) Reflexology uses body maps that are on the feet, hands and ears. Massage does not. Massage is all about working the muscles, tendons and fascia. In reflexology, the sensitive areas … Continue reading

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Sports Massage, how it differs to other massage therapy

We often get athletes and gym enthusiasts asking us  to describe sports massage and how it varies from other massage techniques including deep tissue. Here we explain what makes sports massage unique… Sports Massage is a treatment that has been … Continue reading

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Where does Tension come from and what does it have to do with Fascia?

 Where is my Tension coming from? We all know tension, some of us too well, but what is actually happening to our body structures to create that hard, painful tension we all relate to? Most of us can relate to … Continue reading

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