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
Are you in a cashback plan such as Medicash or Healthshield? Some of the therapies I offer are covered under their schemes so you can claim back the cost of treatment. Check your policy to see what you are covered for! My Qualifications and Professional Memberships Health cashback schemes only allow claims for treatment provided … Continue reading Can you get cashback on your massage?
Aromatherapy or essential oils are extracted from plants and have a powerful aroma. Smell has a powerful effect on the emotions - think of a cake baking in the oven or the scent of a flower - how does that make you feel? In addition to the affect on the emotions essential oil molecules enter … Continue reading Essential oils for relaxation
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
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