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How to get the most out of your next massage………

Published on 4th May 2016

When you book a massage treatment you are investing both your time and your money in yourself – both of which are likely to have been hard-earned! So, how can you get the most out of your investment?

Mental Health Awareness Week 16 to 21st May 2016

Published on 28th April 2016

This year the focus is on the quality of our relationships and understanding how fundamental relationships are to our health and wellbeing. How we interact with others can have as big an impact on our lives, and theirs, as other more established lifestyle factors such as exercise and healthy eating.

Individualized Acupuncture Protocols for Fibromyalgia Reduce Pain Up to a Year

Published on 21st April 2016

Individualized acupuncture treatment of fibromyalgia in primary care relieved patients’ pain and enhanced their quality of life for up to a year compared with placebo treatment of sham acupuncture, according to the first trial that studied the efficacy of personalized acupuncture protocols compared with standardized acupuncture treatments.

Massage Techniques Jargon Buster

Published on 14th April 2016

Effleurage, tapotement? What does it mean?

Effects of foot reflexology on fatigue, sleep and pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Published on 22nd January 2015

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of foot reflexology on fatigue, sleep and pain. CONCLUSION: This meta-analysis indicates that foot reflexology is a useful nursing intervention to relieve fatigue and to promote sleep. Further studies are needed to evaluate the effects of foot reflexology on outcome variables other than fatigue, sleep and pain.

Immediate Effects of Soft Tissue Massage on Posterior Shoulder Muscle Tightness: A Preliminary Study

Published on 22nd January 2015

The results showed that AHD increased significantly (p


Keywords: posterior shoulder muscle tightness

 

 

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