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?
As a massage therapist I have spoken with a lot of clients who always wanted a massage but didn't because they were embarrassed or have had a bad massage experience in the past. I wanted to write this blog to dispel some myths and reassure people about what to expect in a massage session. Do … Continue reading Things you want to know about massage but are too afraid to ask
Wondering what to expect in a Sports Therapy appointment? One of my clients, Sarah gave me permission to write this post about her treatment for lower back pain. Sarah's first appointment I started by asking lots of questions to find out what the problem could be and how much it was affecting Sarah in her … Continue reading Case study – Lower back pain