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Plantar Fasciitis – A Pain In The Foot

Plantar Fasciitis – A Pain In The Foot

By Dawn Morse MSc As published in International Therapist MagazineAn introduction to Plantar Fasciitis and some techniques to help address the condition: During the summer months and the road running season, many therapists start to see an increase in injury rates...

Kinesiology Taping and Sports Taping – What’s the difference?

Kinesiology Taping and Sports Taping – What’s the difference?

By Georgina King BSc, SSTMany people have heard of the terms ‘taping’, athletic taping, sports taping or kinesiology taping, but are often unsure of what these terms mean or when specific taping methods or modalities should be used within injury treatment. This blog...

Physical Therapy Exercise For Neck Pain

Physical Therapy Exercise For Neck Pain

By Dr. Brent Wells, D.C. Founder of Better Health Chiropractic & Physical Rehab Neck pain is an issue that can affects many. While its causes will vary, it can result in debilitating pain and symptoms that can make it hard to move. Medications can sometimes help...

Snapping Hip

Snapping Hip

By Dawn Morse MSc As published in Massage Wold MagazineSnapping Hip Syndrome is more commonly also known as Dancers Hip or iliopsoas tendonitis and coxa saltans.   The condition is associated with a popping, clicking or snapping sensations on hip flexion and...

Weak At The Knees

Weak At The Knees

By Dawn Morse MSc As published in International Therapist MagazineAn introduction to Runners Knee otherwise known as Iliotibial band syndrome and some techniques to help address the condition: The good weather of the summer months and T.V coverage of the London...

​​​​​​​Manual Therapy within Sports Massage

​​​​​​​Manual Therapy within Sports Massage

Guest Blog by Donna Tofield BSc What is Manual Therapy?Manual therapy is a physical treatment used by practitioners from many disciplines and backgrounds, including massage therapists, physiotherapists, sports practitioners, osteopaths and chiropractors. It offers a...

What is Dry Cupping Therapy?

What is Dry Cupping Therapy?

Cupping therapy is an ancient form alternative therapy which dates back to ancient Egyptian, Chinese and middle Eastern cultures. During cupping therapy therapists apply glass, bamboo or silicone cups to the skin for a few minutes to create suction.The application of...

Benefits of Sports Massage Therapy

Benefits of Sports Massage Therapy

By Dawn Morse MSc What is Sports Massage? Sports Massage is a type of massage therapy which utilises deep tissue techniques, with the aim of reducing muscular tension, discomfort and pain.Although sports participants benefit from sports massage, this method of massage...

Changing Direction

Changing Direction

By Dawn Morse MSc As published in Om Yoga and Lifestyle MagazineEnrolling onto an adult training course can be both an exciting and challenging time in your life.Many people enroll onto a training course in order to start a new chapter in their life and are keen to...

Yoga practice and the prenatal mother

Yoga practice and the prenatal mother

By Dawn Morse MSc As published in Om Yoga and Lifestyle MagazinePregnancy can be a challenging time for a mother as many physiological and psychological changes occur over the weeks. Many of these changes occur due to fluctuations in hormone levels. However the...

Back To School

Back To School

By Dawn Morse MSc As featured in Om Yoga and Lifestyle Magazine Starting a Yoga Teacher Training course or a Sports Massage Training Course can be an exciting time, which signals a new chapter in your life and career. As a result many students look forward to meeting...

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