What is pain?

Rethinking pain : What actually is it? How does our brain decide when something hurts? What can we do to reduce our pain? Most of us have grown up with the idea that there is always a physical reason for a person’s pain. We have been told you can find the reason...
Pain and Posture

Pain and Posture

The spine naturally is made up of  a series of curves, which are essential to us as  shock absorbers. They transform the spine from a straight, inflexible rod to a spring, which is able to bend and flex in response to the stress caused by the impact of walking,...

Sports injuries

A deep tissue massage with appropriate hot and cold therapies can really help a sports injury to recover. When an injury first happens and the area with acute pain appears red and inflamed, apply a pack of ice for no more than 20 minutes at a time, to reduce the...

Numb fingers – Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

This week I had a client who was at her wits end with with numb and tingling fingers. We established that she had to use a computer for work for many hours a day and also enjoyed playing tennis in her spare time. Although she was feeling the discomfort in her fingers,...