I treat so many people with muscular skeletal pain; mainly affecting the lower back, neck and shoulders but also knees, hips, hands and feet. I have episodes of debilitating lower back pain myself and this is a summary of the tried and tested tips I find helpful. Please share with anyone you think may benefit, […]
Until a decade ago I could sleep anywhere and didn’t wake for more than a few minutes without peacefully returning to the land of nod! Then life changes, stress, and hormones threw a spanner in the works. Are you one of the millions of people who are constantly tired? £32 trillion is the worth of […]
At this time of year, digestive health could be more important than any other. Bloating, stomach pains, spasms, and gas can be a real nuisance. Such problems can stop us working, relaxing, and even sleeping. It’s a busy time in all ways, and can be emotionally fraught as well. Are you guilty of “hoovering up” […]
In the old days we were advised to stick to a 3 step cleanse, tone, and moisturise routine. If you read skincare articles or visit the skincare section in any high-street shop, there’s a bewildering choice of products. Current trends include a ten-step Korean regime, the latest “wonder” ingredient, and products with labels requiring a […]
A quick one this time! These notes are adapted from a presentation when I was an acupuncture student. The majority of my work is muscular pain and injuries, commonly low back, shoulders, neck or hip & knee pain. Extra training and my bodywork experience is helping my patients improve quickly. Statistics: 40% of adults in […]
“Trying for a baby consumes you.” An emotive quote from a friend when I told her I was writing this article. Stress becomes overwhelming; add to your normal professional and personal pressures new ones: Checking your cycle, trying to affect nature, being on an emotional roller coaster, supporting your partner when you are in bits, […]
Like it or not, enhancing appearance has become more important for some. It’s a growing trend with a big spend! Treatments can result in a glowing, fresh-faced rested look at best, or harmful and distressing at worst. To see what others say, see the book Tweakments.
Why did I choose to train in acupuncture (later in my career when my brain was slowing down and my student days were long behind me…? In 2011 I was an established Holistic Therapy practitioner and teaching therapies and nutrition part time on a Foundation Degree in Spa Management. My therapy clients were getting older and I […]