This post lays very close to my heart as it’s about my grandfather who left this earth September 2016. He was a very wise man and was full of knowledge and enjoyable stories, the calmest being I have met and loved by all who knew him. As his granddaughter, you may think I am biased but everyone who came into contact with him said the same thing. He was never clinically diagnosed but all his notes pointed towards him having pancreatic cancer. He knew how to hide his discomfort well and it got to the point where painkillers were no longer of any help. I was with him just weeks […]
Treatments & Exercise
Massage therapy is the manipulation of muscles, connective tissue, tendons and ligaments. The purpose of massage therapy is to relax the muscles, to reduce stress, heal injuries, to reduce pain and to promote health.
Created in the 1930’s by Frederick Matthias Alexander, the technique teaches you how to use the appropriate amount of effort for a particular activity, giving you more energy for all your other activities.
Pilates is a series of exercises using special apparatus or just your body weight. It is designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, posture, co-ordination, balance, muscle definition and enhance mental awareness.
Reflexology is a massage system based upon the theory that the points located in your feet, hands and head are linked to different parts of your body through nerve endings.
Chiropractors use there hands and other apparatus to treat the bones, muscles and joints. It is common for chiropractors to give advice on diet, exercise and lifestyle.
Kinesiologists look at the body as one. As problems you may have in one area of the body can trigger other symptoms. For example, being highly stressed could have a major affect on your digestive system or vice versa.
Ba Duan Jin is a combination of Chinese medicine, Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism, it is an exercise program based on a fountain wisdom that will give you nothing but positive health effects.