Myofascial Release - is it still massage?!

Over the past 4 years I have been learning more and more about Myofascial Release, and seeing how it has changed so many of my client’s lives. Literally! It is starting to become quite big within the world of bodywork and advanced...
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More Natural Fertility information...

Liz Jeannet has a new website www.lizjeannet.com which focuses on acupuncture and nutrition for natural fertility and pregnancy care.  It is intended to benefit current patients and also anyone who is...
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Are you suffering from painful heels and soles of the foot?

You may have plantar fasciitis. Such symptoms are relatively common and may extend to the arch of the foot. Causes can include flat feet, prolonged standing or a traction injury. Pain is often worse on first weight-bearing in the morning,...
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Massage in Pregnancy

Massage in Pregnancy has been something that has been used in many cultures for many years. In fact ‘cultural and anthropological studies reveal that massage and movement during the childbearing experience was and continues to be a...
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Protect your feet at work

At work, our feet can spend hours in the same shoes. Ill-fitting shoes can cause pain, which can affect your concentration, efficiency and attitude to work. Ignoring painful feet could also lead to problems in the long term. Wearing your...
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Did you know?

Did you know?·          We have approx 250,000 sweat glands on the feet   When hot, the feet can swell by up to one full shoe size  In one day, each foot can produce...
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Ten top stretching tips

1.Try a variety of different stretches - not just one type. 2.Stretch everyday! 3.Doing dynamic stretches before exercise reduces the risk of injury
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Acupuncture improves chances with IVF - new study

  Acupuncture improves chances with IVF - new study This March 2013 study looked at including acupuncture treatment with IVF when 2 or more previous IVF cycles had failed.  It showed a markedly increased...
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Acupuncture for ovulation problems and PCOS

    Acupuncture for ovulation problems and PCOS This recent study demonstrated that acupuncture is more effective than the fertility drug Clomid in treating infertility due to ovulation problems.  Previous...
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Athlete's Foot

  Athlete’s Foot is a fungal infection most commonly found between the toes in adults which can appear with inflammation, split, peeling skin, and at its most severe, with painful bleeding and blistering. Athlete’s Foot...
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Why you might want to drink your chocolate

  Why you might want to drink your chocolate The good news this week is that scientists have discovered a way of reducing the fat content of chocolate...but the bad news is that it may take some time for anyone in the food industry...
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Feeling stressed by the cold weather? Acupuncture might help

  Feeling stressed by the cold weather?  Acupuncture might help - a recent study demonstrated increased resilience to stress induced by cold temperatures.  Exposure to cold usually causes an increase in stress hormones - but...
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Are you a diabetic?

Are you a diabetic? Your feet will need particular attention: Always wear well-fitting footwear. Never walk barefoot. As a diabetic, your sense of feeling of pain or heat and cold may be reduced. This means that you may not be...
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Corns and Callus

Corns and callus (hard skin) develop on the feet in response to pressure caused by prolonged standing and friction from ground-reaction forces with every step we take. They can cause stabbing or burning pain and may affect an individual’s...
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Fungal Nail Infection

Fungal nail infections are extremely common, estimated to affect over a million people in the UK at any one time. Affecting toenails more commonly than fingernails, they are persistent and require perseverance to manage and treat. When infected...
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Looking to purchase some new sports shoes?

Sports shoes should protect as much as possible, be durable, and should be right for the sport and surface. If running, the shoe should have adequate cushioning in the midsole and a flared heel for stability. Podiatrists can assess an...
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