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Oncology Massage

By Gail | May 19, 2018

There is often the misconception that massage therapy is not appropriate for people living with cancer. However, modern day research shows us that this is an outdated belief. Massage can help clients who are living with cancer at various stages of their treatment and beyond. Across many situations, massage is not only safe, but beneficial…

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Everyone loves a good massage

By Gail | May 19, 2018

Everyone loves a good massage, but the benefits go far beyond relaxation! While a massage certainly does reduce stress and promote a feeling of well-being, massage is an enjoyable way to alleviate pain and discomfort from the following conditions.   Massage Can Improve These Conditions, Too Massage therapy has been shown in studies to improve…

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Get back pain relief with massage

By Gail | May 17, 2018

With back pain and backache being one of the top reasons for physician visits and lost time at work, back pain relief is the number one goal of many back pain sufferers. Back pain can range from simply annoying to completely debilitating. It doesn’t matter if you have been doing manual work all day, cleaning…

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Why do I feel achy all over?

By Gail | May 17, 2018

Before I see a client and check how they are feeling, I am often told ‘ I ache all over’ or ‘my muscles ache’ and then when performing the massage I often find tension in the shoulders and what a client would like to call ‘a knot’.   I am often asked why do muscles…

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Cancer and Massage

By Gail | April 2, 2018

Can a massage spread cancer cells? There is no evidence that massage can encourage breast cancer cells to spread around the body and it’s safe to have a massage even if you’re currently having treatment such as chemotherapy. In fact, massage can have many benefits for people with breast cancer or undergoing treatment. What are…

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Women don’t stop being women when they are diagnosed with cancer

By Gail | March 11, 2018

Jennifer Young www.beautydespitecancer.co.uk I will soon be trained in the Jennifer Young ‘Sleep Ritual’. This healing therapy starts with a foot soak in camomile magnesium salts, whilst having a relaxing mini facial using Jennifer Young Natural and Organic products. Then enjoy a light touch body massage including the scalp, using Jennifer Young’s indulgent night treatment…

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7 – Step pain free guide to turmeric

By Gail | February 28, 2018

If you are confused with the relationship between turmeric and curcumin you are not alone! This is why I compiled a easy 7 steps guide: Turmeric is a very popular spice derived from the root of the Curuma longa, a member of the ginger family Turmeric root contains curcuminoids which are the phytonutrients that give turmeric…

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Back Pain and Massage

By Gail | January 28, 2018

Back Pain and Massage Your spine is the pillar that supports your body, allows you to walk, stand and sit, as well as touch and feel; because it forms the canal connecting the nerves from your body and limbs to your brain. While your heart may be the vital organ that keeps you alive, without…

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Reflexology for Women’s Health

By Gail | January 5, 2018

Reflexology for Women’s Health Are stress and anxiety taking control of your day to day life?  Do you feel you need a health boost and are looking for  a natural way to rebalance your body? Is your career and workplace taking it’s toll on your stress levels? Are you craving some much needed ‘me time’?…

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Facial Reflexology [Bergman Method]

By Gail | January 1, 2018

I’m delighted to announce that I can now offer Advanced Facial Reflexology. What is Facial Reflexology? I use the Bergman method of Facial reflexology by Ziggie Bertgman   Facial reflexology works on the same principles as hand or foot reflexology but the treatment takes place on your face and head. This non-invasive treatment is based on the theory…

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