Massage is a luxury… right?

I used to think that way too “Massage is a luxury”.  This is a comment that I hear often. I have to be honest, I used to think that way too. I didn’t believe massage had any real benefits. My view on massage changed a while ago now. I was having a discussion with a […]

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How to prevent Back Pain

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Our life styles have a big impact on our bodies. Repetitive movements can result in bad posture and over working particular muscle groups will result in us having regular aches and pains. For most of your working day are you sat at a computer or behind a desk, stacking shelves, doing manual work, driving a […]

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How massage helps our bodies – Part 2

In my last blog I looked at skeletal and circulation systems. In this blog I look at the lymphatic system and the nervous system. The Lymphatic System: This is another circulatory system which works alongside the Blood Circulatory System. It is made up of vessels, glands and a watery liquid called lymph.  Body movement is […]

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How massage helps our bodies – Part 1

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Our bodies are made up of many systems, including the Skeletal, Respiratory and Circulatory. All the body systems need to work together in harmony for our bodies to work efficiently.  The body reacts in a positive way to the different levels of pressure and strokes within the massage sequence. Gentle strokes can induce relaxation and […]

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