I am delighted to introduce the bestselling author Jo Howarth. Jo is writing about stress and how it affects our well being and what we can do to help ourselves. How does Stress affect us physically, emotionally and behaviourally? Stress gets a bad press. None of us like it very much, do we? We’d quite … Continue reading How stress affects the body
I'm delighted to have a guest blog today from Hayley Hilton who is a canine massage therapist based in Warrington/Manchester. Dogs can benefit from massage as well as people! Hayley explains why therapists don't only treat the area that is painful - this applies to dogs and humans equally! I've got pain in my back, … Continue reading Massage is for dogs too!
what is sciatica? The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body running from the lower back all the way down the legs. Sciatica occurs when the this nerve is irritated or inflamed. The symptoms are pain, tingling, and/or numbness felt along part or all of the nerve path. It most often starts in … Continue reading Could Piriformis syndrome be the cause of your Sciatica?
Magnesium is a mineral essential for our body to function properly. It's essential for over 300 different functions. Some of the things it contributes to are: muscle function - controling neuromuscular function (how the nervous system "talks" to muscles)muscle contractionstrong healthy bones and preventing osteoporosis in later lifehelps symptoms of PMSa healthy heart Unfortunately many … Continue reading Magnesium and your muscles
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