can massage help headaches

Can massage help with headache? 

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Massage and headaches This week we are back to our series about headaches as we explore the use of massage to help with headaches. According to the World Health Association, almost half of the adult population have had a headache at least…
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Back to School - Avoiding Back Pain for Kids

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(This week's post was written by Melissa Andrews, one of our senior paediatric specialists.) It is often said that children can learn at optimal levels only if they are healthy. So, can pain affect attention span? Back to school back pains With…
preparing for surgery

Preparing for Surgery - 6 things you can do

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6 Reasons why it’s important to not just sit and wait Being on a waiting list for a bad knee, hip, shoulder or any other joint in your body can be a really frustrating time. It’s tempting to see the surgery date as a reason not to do anything…
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Post Surgical Recovery

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How to Achieve Post Surgical Recovery At some point in our lives some of us may face the prospect of surgery being the best solution to repairing a body part after injury, illness or through wear and tear. Whilst this can be a painful and traumatic…
exercises to protect the ACL after skiing injuries

Skiing injuries and protecting the ACL

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Most common of all Skiing Injuries- knee ligament sprains and strains Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears These occur most commonly when you've twisted your knee whilst 'sitting in the back seat'  ie, leaning your weight back over your…

Skiing Exercises to Avoid Injury

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Do you change your exercise with the seasons? We get a lot of calls from patients with long-term injuries in January and February a week or two before they go skiing who are desperate to know whether they are at further risk of injury if they…
Acupuncture

5 Things you didn't know about Acupuncture and Dry Needling!

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Our acupuncture and dry needling sessions are very popular and deliver successful results.  However many new clients are unaware of what acupuncture can do and what it actually is.  So we have collected together our 5 top things you may not…
Pelvic Floor Rehab

Pelvic floor rehabilitation in women's health

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Pelvic floor rehabilitation in women's health  - by Ana Aguila Pelvic floor disorders are common in women, from young age until after menopause. Their dysfunctions include incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, painful sexual intercourse…
Pilates

Pilates for scoliosis, how does it help?

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Pilates for scoliosis, how does it help? - by Chrisen Hall Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine. The severity of the curve differs from person to person and scoliosis is very common in the UK and it affects all ages. According…
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How does massage help PTSD, stress and anxiety?

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How does massage help PTSD, stress and anxiety? - by Kimberley Pledger Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is classified as a mental health diagnosis for which the primary treatments are anti-psychotic and anti-depressant medication…