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Can Osteopathy Help Treat Frozen Shoulder?
Osteopathy Tips and News

Can Osteopathy Help Treat Frozen Shoulder?

Frozen Shoulder or Adhesive Capsulitis is the effect of inflammation, thickening, scarring, and shrinkage of the capsule that surrounds the normal shoulder joint. Common causes of frozen shoulder are diabetes, heart disease, connective tissue disorders, and also no reason at all as it can happen at any time. It affects more women than men, middle-aged…

How You Can Treat TMJ Disorders With Osteopathy
Osteopathy Tips and News

How You Can Treat TMJ Disorders With Osteopathy

The TMJ (Temporomandibular joint) is the most used joint in the body. It affects your ability to talk, chew and swallow. The TMJ attaches the lower jaw to the skull. It is responsible for the movement of the jaw and the opening and closing of the mouth. An Osteopath knows the construction of the jaw…

Can Acupuncture help lower back pain?
Acupuncture Tips and News

Can Acupuncture help lower back pain?

Lower back pain is one of the most common conditions that people seek treatment for. The lower back is prone to muscle strains and sprains. Strains happen because of twisting and bending. Fatigue, overuse, or improper use of the muscle are causes for muscle strains. This happens when a muscle is overstretched or torn. Benefits…

What You Can Expect at Your First Massage Therapy Appointment
Massage Therapy Tips and News

What You Can Expect at Your First Massage Therapy Appointment

You finally caved in and booked yourself a massage: congratulations! Those that work in massage therapy are ones that usually get sore themselves, and know how to work with a client based off this. Choosing a massage therapist that listens to your needs and what your body needs signifies that they’re someone you want to…

Eliminate Muscle Tension with a Deep Tissue Massage
Massage Therapy Tips and News

Eliminate Muscle Tension with a Deep Tissue Massage

You may believe or may have heard that deep tissue massage must be painful to be effective.  And it is true that parts of the massage may cause discomfort or pain. If the pain is outside of your comfort range, it is important to tell the massage therapist. Equally true is the possibility of feeling…

How Massage Therapy can Help Neck Pain
Massage Therapy Tips and News

How Massage Therapy can Help Neck Pain

Though a common ailment, the cause of neck pain is not so easy to diagnose or fix. One of the most commonly used treatments for neck pain is massage therapy. Poor posture is one common cause of neck pain and this article will focus how posture affects the neck and how massage therapy can relieve…

Therapeutic benefits of massage
Massage Therapy Tips and News

Therapeutic benefits of massage

Massage is a manual therapy that manipulates the soft tissues and decreases muscle tension, pain, stress and depression. However, when posing the question, “What is massage?” it is common to hear the following replies: “Massage is such a luxury.” “Ah, massage, it is so relaxing.” “Massage is something I treat myself to on special occasions.”…