Massage And Grief

Massage And Grief

As Massage Therapists we support individuals through many different hurdles throughout their lives. Dealing with a new born, a child acting out at home, a fight with a spouse, a personal health scare or the death of a loved one, to name a few. No, we are not psychologists, but we are human, and we are fantastic listeners. Sometimes that's all one person needs. Find out how massage can help when you are in a state of grief.

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Bloom After Baby - Postnatal Massage

Bloom After Baby - Postnatal Massage

Having a baby is such a fantastically beautiful and life changing event. But all too often mothers feel the unbearable pressure to be perfect and start to put their own health last. Discover the benefits of Postnatal massage and what makes it so important. 

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Raising a High Level Athlete

Raising a High Level Athlete

With the Rio 2016 Olympics coming to a close we now have a nation of young athletes who are left in awe and lit up by their new heroes.  We have had the chance to watch the BEST in the world compete against one another and they were absolutely incredible. Sitting on this side of the TV screen we are shown the highlights, the wins and the losses. We get to know the athletes and we cheer on our favourites. But it is easy to forget about the challenges, the injuries, and the long hours spent training. Learn why a strong team is necessary for your athlete to excel. 

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Back Pain in School Kids

Back Pain in School Kids

Does your child come home and complain about back pain? It seems odd that at such a young age they are suffering from something that seems reserved for adults and the aging population. But think about it. School kids carry around heavy bags every day of the school week and usually they are overloaded or the wrong bag entirely.

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First Massage Flashback

First Massage Flashback

As most of you know I was recently on a trip abroad with my husband for our Honeymoon. We travelled through England, into Amsterdam and Brussels and then made our way through France. If you have never been to Amsterdam or Southern France I suggest you add it to your bucket list! Our trip was pretty packed full of your typical tourist stuff for the first half, but for the second half we made a point of slowing down and relaxing to the max. The entire trip we kept saying we should get a massage, constantly on Trip Advisor to see if there were any good places near us. When we arrived in Nice we couldn't put it off any longer. We literally had no excuse; there was a spa right next to our hotel!

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Why Massage is more than a Luxury

Why Massage is more than a Luxury

Why is it that people often feel guilty when they take care of themselves? You book yourself a massage labelling it as a luxury, wondering if it is worth the expense just to treat yourself.  Would the money be better spent on my children, spouse, bills? What gives me the right to be so selfish? If these thoughts are running through your mind then find out what makes massage therapy a necessity rather than a luxury.

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So what exactly are Trigger Points?

So what exactly are Trigger Points?

Do you ever have that chronic pain that will dissipate for a few days after a treatment, whether it be chiropractic, physio, acupuncture etc, just to have that same pain return a few days later? You could be suffering with Trigger Points! Which doesn't sound awesome but really, it is, because it is something that we can target and treat. Yay!

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