Why should I have a post-natal massage?

Why should I have a post-natal massage?

The benefits of massage as part of a pre-natal health and wellness regime are generally promoted and understood far more so than for the post-natal period. Yet this is a time when mum’s body is in recovery mode – when wounds may be healing, hormones may be stabilising and bone structures may be undergoing a settling stage. Given these changes…

When should I have a pregnancy massage?

When should I have a pregnancy massage?

Let’s be honest, pregnancy is a challenging time for any woman. Every day over the course of nine months your body is evolving – anatomically and physiologically. From the second of conception right through to your baby’s birth, you are experiencing nothing short of a series of natural miracles. Despite this the reality is that pregnancy can feel uncomfortable and,…

How osteopathy can help with jaw pain (or temporomandibular joint disorders)

How osteopathy can help with jaw pain (or temporomandibular joint disorders)

Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ) involve the major jaw structures in the head that are responsible for motion, most specifically the lower and upper parts of the jaw (mandible and mandibular fossa of the temporal bone). Symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorders involve: pain in the jaw, aches and pains in and around the ear, a locking jaw and difficulty chewing. All…

Why you should choose a specialist for a deep tissue massage

Why you should choose a specialist for a deep tissue massage

Deep tissue massages are incredibly popular amongst sports men and women, as well as with those who suffer chronic pain. Yet there exists much confusion as to the difference between deep tissue treatments and the widely available massages in beauty salons. Beauty salon versus deep tissue specialist: An overview Deep tissue massages aim to overcome tight and shortened muscles by…