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Massage and Grief

   Massage and other techniques such as Cranial Sacral Therapy and Myofascial Release can be extremely beneficial to help calm the grieving body. How Can Massage help with grief? When in grief either due to a death or a relationship break-up, your muscles can become very contracted around the lungs and in the belly as breathing becomes…

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Massage for a Rotator Cuff Injury

Massage is very effective in helping to restore and repair damaged tendon or muscle fibres.  Massage can be very beneficial with a Rotator Cuff Injuries.  The Rotator Cuff Muscles are in the shoulder and are made up of the Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor and Subscapulatus.  These muscles are all attached to the glenohumeral (shoulder) joint.  These injuries are often incurred…

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Rest In Peace – What do you do when a client dies?

Today I contacted a client who received body massage for the late stages of emphysema.  She lived at a sheltered housing centre called Patching Lodge in Brighton. Her son-in-law answered her mobile and told me she had died on New Years Eve.  It is  quite mind-blowing when a client passes away.  Working with elderly clients in care homes means…

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Focus on Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

There are actually many conditions that can be confused with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, so it is important to be quite precise about how the pain is presenting itself.  This can be a very debilitating condition and many of my clients who’ve been challenged by it have really been very concerned and also believed that they…

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