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Therapies

11 Ways to Manage Low Back Pain

Low back pain is definitely one of 2 muscular skeletal issues I encounter the most in my clinic – the other being neck and shoulder issues. Perhaps you bent the wrong way while lifting something heavy or twisted in the car or while lifting weights and felt your back “go” or “rip”. Perhaps you’re dealing with…

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Boosting your immune system with Acupuncture

I’m always being asked at my clinic if Acupuncture can boost the Immune System. The answer is yes…  it is amazing at doing this! Acupuncture is thousands of years old and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has understood immunity for a long time.  As early as the 11th Century the Chinese were using ‘nasal vaccinations’ to…

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Trigger Point Therapy

Trauma occurs to the soft tissues by overuse, adaptive shortening, postural imbalance, strains, stress or nutritional deficits. This trauma leaves the soft tissues in a state of involuntary spasm, leading to pain and a restriction of movement. This spasm triggers a ‘trigger point’ to form in the soft tissue structure which will feel like a…

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What is Fitness Pilates?

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Fitness Pilates is based on Pilates, a mind-body exercise system created by Joseph Pilates. Pilates is a sequence of controlled stretching and strengthening exercises that are ideally performed daily to improve the balance, muscle-strength, flexibility and posture, without putting strain on the body. It is a low-impact form of exercise that works the whole body…

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The Benefits of Fitness Pilates

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Increased muscle strength and tone Greater flexibility Improved coordination Boosted energy levels Better posture Weight loss and fat burning Flatter tummy and more defined waist Toned thighs and bottom Relief from back, neck and joint pain Reduced symptoms of arthritis and rheumatism

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Sports Massage v Regular Massage?

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Sports Massage versus Regular Massage Sports massage in Horsham differs from regular massage as the Therapist manually mobilises the tissues using a much deeper approach. Knowledge and a thorough understanding of the musculoskeletal, myofascial, lymphatic and neural systems is crucial in delivering the best possible preventative and rehabilitative soft tissue therapy. How will ‘I’ benefit…

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Understanding your Migraines

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Migraines can be triggered by many factors such as seasonal allergies, food intolerances, stress, hormonal changes , lack of sleep etc. If you are suffering from migraines you know how debilitating the symptoms can be, and what a negative impact on your life they can have.migraine Traditional Chinese Medicine addresses the complexities of migraine headaches…

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What is Acupuncture and how does it work?

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The word “acupuncture” is derived from Latin roots. The Latin word “acus” means a needle and Image 1acupuncture means “to puncture with a needle”. Individually wrapped and sterilized fine needles are inserted into various, carefully chosen acupoints along the meridian lines in order to disperse any blockages and bring the Qi into a better balance.…

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