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Tennis Elbow and Kinesiology Taping

Here we are, in the middle of tennis season! Wimbledon’s buzz has enticed us to pick up our racquets, and head to the courts! And why not, it’s a great sport. Like any physical activity, whilst it’s great for our all round health, it can come with the odd common...

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Cupping Treatment

Cupping is a way of increasing blood flow to problematic areas of the body. This is done by creating a partial vacuum to the skin, drawing up the under laying tissue. When allowed to stay in a localised place, blood stasis develops and localised healing takes place....

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What is Lymphatic Drainage?

Lymphatic Drainage is an advanced therapy in which the practitioner uses a range of specialized and gentle rhythmic pumping techniques to move the skin in the direction of the lymph flow. This stimulates the lymphatic vessels that carry substances vital to the defense...

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Kinesiology Taping Therapeutic Treatment

Kinesiology Taping is one of the latest therapeutic and rehabilitative treatments. TLC now offers this treatment. KT has been available for 35 years. However, more recently it has become widely used given the beneficial effects experienced by athletes for performance...

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Pregnancy Massage – The Benefits

During pregnancy, the body is undergoing many changes, and pregnancy massage provides enormous benefits throughout for both mother to be and baby as you both prepare for the enormous changes ahead. It emotionally and physiologically supports a woman and can help her...

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Can magnesium solve your sleep problems?

(adapted from Natural Health Magazine November 2018 issue). Lack of sleep can create a vicious cycle during which tiredness causes us to make increasingly poor food choices. Research suggests that impaired sleep contributes to increased insulin insensitivity and...

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