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It Affects 1 in 3 Pregnant Women!

Carpal tunnel syndrome affects 1 in 3 women during pregnancy MASSAGE FOR PREGNANCY INDUCED CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is caused by the compression of the median nerve at the wrist. Carpal tunnel syndrome affects one in three women during pregnancy. It is most common during the second and third trimester. Symptoms can include: Numbness […]

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Posture: Connecting The Dots

What does posture mean to you? Does it bring back memories of sitting in the classroom and being told to sit up straight? Are you exhausted just thinking about it? Let’s keep it simple. Posture is not just a structural concept of standing uncomfortably in one position; it’s actually about promoting better function. Posture is […]

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Acupuncture for IVF

Acupuncture is the most commonly used complementary therapy used in combination with IVF. Used predominantly to increase success rates, it is also useful in helping support couples as they go through this challenging process. While acupuncture works to aid implantation rates and subsequent healthy pregnancy in assisted conception (IVF), IUI and Clomid cycles can be […]

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TAKING THE FEAR OUT OF PREGNANCY MASSAGE

As a massage therapist I’ve notice that many women shy away from pregnancy massage due to fear of harming their unborn child. Some women fear that massage, especially in the first trimester may cause them to miscarry. Whilst pregnancy massage is safe and very beneficial for most women it is not always recommended for women […]

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Your 5-step guide to Cupping Therapy

  What is Cupping Therapy? Cupping Therapy is an ancient treatment that employs the localized use of negative pressure, creating a vacuum to promote healing.  Cupping uses controlled suction to open up muscle tissue and vastly increase local circulation of blood and fluids. What are the benefits of cupping? Cupping is believed to stimulate the […]

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Weight loss – What your mind can do about it.

Very often I see people for hypnosis or Neuro-Linguistic Programing (NLP) for weight loss.  The most interesting thing about changing people’s weight isn’t their inevitable weight change.  It isn’t even the satisfaction I get from helping people become healthy and happy. The buzz comes from the ever more apparent way we all share similar patterns in behaviour […]

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Hypnosis and NLP to Quit Smoking for good.

Stop smoking TODAY Quitting smoking is very easy with Clinical Hypnosis and extremely effective.  Using Hypnosis will change the way your brain automatically feels when you think of a cigarette and allow you to have no cravings as you easily and effortlessly, make change in your behaviour.  Before reading on imagine, what it would feel like to finally stop […]

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