What Is Reiki?

I was first introduced to Reiki in the mid-90 whilst attending a counselling training course. I was so curious I ended up getting an ‘attunement’ and to be honest I didn’t really do much more than that with it. But actually that was fine, I was already very ‘aware spiritually’ and certainly had healing hands… […]

What Does a Reiki Session Feel Like?

Each experience of  Reiki healing is different, From person to person, session-to-session and sometimes even during a session. Some people experience a beautiful peaceful space and relaxation; others feel warmth; perhaps coolness, a tingling or a gentle flowing sensation. It is not unusual for people to become so relaxed that they fall asleep. Some clients experience intense emotions […]

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is a painful condition caused by repetitive strains or overuse of the tendon which runs from under your heel to the front of your foot. Signs & Symptoms Pain / tenderness on and under the heel and arch of the foot areas Pain worse first thing in the morning until the muscles warm & free Tenderness […]

Reflexology – more than a foot massage!

Reflexology is amazing, so much more than a foot massage! Reflexology can reduce your anxiety; aid your sleep, relieves  foot pain or tension or the symptoms of plantar fasciitis, improve your sports performance.  I am an ITEC qualified and CTHA insured reflexologist (since 2004). What is reflexology? Reflexology is a relaxing, non-invasive, complementary therapy which uses massage and shiatsu and acupressure to […]

Top 10 Tips For Back Health & Improved Posture

My 10 top tips for improved posture and the health of your back As a child, were you told “Stand up straight!” or “Don’t slouch!”. It turns out that whoever said it, they were right all along! Having poor posture when walking, sitting, working or driving can have a negative impact on your life including: Pain in your […]

Avoid Sports Burnout

To avoid sports burnout you need to change your nutritional intake, otherwise you can create the symptoms of burnout whether you are a keen sports person or couch potato! How can you avoid Sports Burnout? Regular exercise has countless health benefits, but it can mean you need to check and ‘tweak’ your nutritional intake. The correct […]

Back Pain.

How can I help with your back pain? Many people face horrendous pain either acute (swift onset) or chronic (long term) and often one leads to another following the initial eposide. As we know this can lead to a serious intrusion on your ‘normal life’ and activities, or worse still leave you considering surgery as […]

ITB Syndrome

What Is Ilio-Tibial Band syndrome (IT Band friction syndrome)? ITB Syndrome is a common cause of knee pain and hip pain in sports participants. Knee pain is most commonly felt along the outside (lateral) knee and the lower thigh. ITB syndrome may also result in a nagging or acute pain on the outside of the hip. […]

How To Treat And Prevent Cramp & Muscle Spasms.

Discover what causes and how to prevent muscle cramp  here!  What is a Muscle Cramp and Spasm? Muscle cramp and muscle spasms are  annoying conditions that involves a sudden, involuntary contraction and tightening of a muscle that will not immediately relax. Cramps can last anywhere from a few seconds to over 15 minutes and can often be […]