Is it safe to have a massage if you have diabetes? In this series of blog posts I am looking at various conditions and if massage can affect them. (Read my earlier post about skin here) In the UK around 6% of the population have Type 2 diabetes (the most common type) and according to … Continue reading Can I have a massage if I have Diabetes?
Some people are nervous about massage or have concerns that they may not be able to have massage due to a medical problem. Over the next few weeks I am going to write a few blogs about some of the more common questions and this week I am starting with your skin! I want to … Continue reading Can I have a massage if I have a skin condition?
I've asked David of Chape Fitness to write a blog on core strength and he gives some simple exercises you can do at home without any special equipment. What is the core? The area of the body, which is commonly referred to as the core, is your midsection and it involves all your muscles … Continue reading How to build a strong core
Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the plantar fascia (the connective tissue on the sole of your foot). The main symptom is pain in the heel and sole of foot when walking. It's always worse first thing in the morning or after you have been sitting for a while but as you walk on it the … Continue reading Plantar Fasciitis – what it is and what you can do about it
I have lots of experience using Aromatherapy massage with clients with Fibromyalgia (FM). This blog is about how aromatherapy and massage can help relieve the symptoms and improve well being. What is Fibromyalgia? The main symptoms of FM are: constant aching in the musclesvery tender spots that are painful when pressure is applieddepressionfatiguestiffness Fibromyalgia seriously … Continue reading Aromatherapy and Fibromyalgia