Muscle energy technique

More and more I am finding muscle energy technique a really helpful tool in my work with my clients. This is helpful not only to the keen sportsperson who needs their muscles and tendons stretched out for free movement, but also for countless people who discover that...

Massage and stress

Stress at work, Stress at home, Stress in relationships, Stressed financially, Stressed. Full stop? Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms of a stressful life ? Headache Anxiety Depression Angry outbursts Tiredness Fatigue Irritability Tightness in the...

There is a voice that doesn’t use words, listen? Rumi.

Have you ever had the experience of being deeply listened to by a friend. Someone who remained attentive and present throughout your conversation. Instead of interrupting or offering you tailor made solutions, they left pauses for you to think, and then listened some...

How often ‘should’ I have a massage?

This question pops up often in conversations with my clients, either during their initial consultation for their first massage therapy treatment or on their second or third visit. The question pertains to Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, sports massage, remedial...

Sports massage in the chair

Stress, Trigger points scar tissue, adhesions and range of movement, are as much concern concern to the desk worker, car driver, lorry driver, wheel chair users, postman, white collar worker school teacher, Mum, Dad or single person. Recently I have been taking my...

Breath Work in clinical practice

Working with the breath during massage therapy brings the most amazing results. Oftentimes our focus for both therapist and client can be placed on the particular massage technique, attending to the nature of the pressure being used or the relationship with the ‘knot’...