New year, new you! In January we feel under so much pressure to take up healthy habits such as a new exercise campaign, latest diet or have a life makeover. If you are anything like me you have probably made and broken your resolutions already. It’s perfectly normal to look forward to a fresh start … Continue reading New Year, New You!
People always associate massage with muscular pain or relaxation but did you know there are lots of other reasons to book yourself in? Here are just five. irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) Most people don't think massage has anything to do with their digestion. How can a massage help relieve the symptoms of digestive discomfort? First, … Continue reading 5 conditions massage can help with
I am delighted to announce that I have been chosen as one of the top three best rated massage therapists on Wirral for the third year in a row! A huge thank you to all my clients past and present for helping me achieve this. Three best rated award Top three best rated review … Continue reading Relax Therapies win award 3 years in a row!
One of the most frequent questions I am asked when giving a massage is "What is a knot?". what is a knot? The medical term for a knot is myofascial trigger point (TrP for short). The myofascia is the fibrous soft tissue surrounding your muscles and covers your entire body. Trigger point refers to the … Continue reading A knotty issue
I get asked by clients if they should chat or stay silent or even fall asleep. Often it depends on the type of massage they are receiving. Sports therapy clients tend to chat as it's an active and vigorous massage. Reflexology and Indian Head massage clients tend to stay quiet as they relax into the … Continue reading Should I talk during a massage?