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How to improve mental & physical health with Massage

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Benefits of Massages for your Mental health

You may have received a massage gift card for your birthday, mother’s day or Christmas. Many people see massages as a luxury or as a treat, something you only “allow” once per year. Stiffness and pains in muscles and joints are one of the most common reasons people book in for a massage at the clinic.

However, you should know that having regular massages is important for your mental health also. Many people are not aware of how massage can help them at an emotional level. Having massages regularly have a positive influence in your physical and mental health.

Professional massage therapists are great listeners and they can help you to relax your body and mind too. That’s why massage is a good investment for your mind and body and you shouldn’t feel guilty to include massages in your budget and having them regularly. 

How to improve mental & physical health

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Incontinence during pregnancy

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How to exercise your pelvic floor muscles to avoid incontinence 

When you are pregnant there are a number of changes that occur to your body, some will have a direct effect on your pelvic floor muscles. The most obvious effect is the weight of your baby pressing down on these muscles, which may result in urinary leakage especially when exercising, coughing or sneezing.

Having strong pelvic floor muscles will help you to  minimise any leakage before and after your baby is born. If you don’t experience urinary leakage during your pregnancy you are less likely to experience it after giving birth. A strong pelvic floor will also aid in a quicker recovery following the delivery of your baby by a natural birth. And the more familiar you are with your pelvic floor muscles the more able you are to relax it during the delivery of your baby.

Let’s have a closer look.

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How to reduce lower Back & Pelvic Girdle Pain!

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LOWER BACK AND PELVIC GIRDLE PAIN (PGP)

During pregnancy it is possible that you may experience pain on your lower back and pelvic area (PGP or lower back and pelvic girdle pain), but don’t worry, you are not the only one; almost 20% of pregnant women experience pain or discomfort in the front or back of their pelvis during this period of time (ACPWH). This condition may also include musculoskeletal pain radiating to your thighs and perineum. 

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The benefits of regular Massage – it’s not just about sore muscles

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The common perception of massage

Regular massage comes with a host of potential benefits, but many people only have massages sporadically.

It is one of those things we might consider if we are going on a holiday. Or possibly something that springs to mind when you start to feel pain and tension in a set of muscles.

But few people consider receiving treatments on a regular basis.

So we take a closer look at the benefits of factoring in a treatment on a regular basis.

 

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Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD):

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How to relieve swollen and heavy legs during pregnancy!

Pregnancy is a beautiful experience but there are many changes to your body that could make you feel uncomfortable and not allow you to enjoy your pregnancy as you would like to. There are many treatments specialised in helping mothers reduce discomfort during pregnancy such as swollen and tired legs, back pain, cramps, incontinency and more.

Lymphatic drainage for Pregnancy

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