Massage Therapies

Massage Therapies

People have been visiting bonesetters and masseurs for massage treatments for thousands of years to help recover from illness and regain vitality, or even just to feel good! The origins of Thai Yoga Massage date back more than 2000 years and aim to help rejuvenate the...
Some Apps to help you manage your health!

Some Apps to help you manage your health!

As a massage therapist I am expected to be a model of good health for my clients. Or at least be working on my health challenges, so I can empathise with my clients as they face their own. I have a few challenges – heck, I stopped working in an office because of...
Toxins, Schmocksins, Fructose and FODMAPs

Toxins, Schmocksins, Fructose and FODMAPs

It’s the time of year when we return to the gym full of New Years resolution! We read up on all the articles dissing “Detox plans” and feel smug that our liver, skin and kidneys will make us feel better if only we eat right, rest well and exercise...

Can a London Massage Therapist socialise with his clients?

“Keep your relationships with your clients clean and simple!” we are told. With good reason: it can ruin the therapy, be bad for business and compromise the therapist. Does this apply in London to massage therapy as much as talking therapies though? My clients may see...
So what is Myofascial Release? A personal view

So what is Myofascial Release? A personal view

THIS ARTICLE REFLECTS THE PRIVATE VIEWS OF THE AUTHOR AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED A MEDICAL REFERENCE.. In my previous Fascia articles, I introduced the cobweb of connective tissue that shapes us, what goes wrong with it and how we look after it. This article looks...