Muscular Energy Techniques (METs)

By Lisa | June 25, 2013 |

I regularly use Muscular Energy Techniques (METs) during my sports/injury massage therapy sessions.  I explain to my clients what I am about to do and what I need them to do and what the expected outcome will be. METs, when used correctly, can have a huge influence on a client’s well-being.  They are unique in…

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Sports Massage Aids Recovery

By Lisa | March 20, 2013 |

More “news” and this time in Women’s Fitness – April 2012 – a much smaller article, in fact more of a passing mention and at best described as a paragraph but still it’s worthy of being here in my blog! “Did you know? A sports massage can aid recovery by releasing tension and restoring balance…

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Pain – How massage can help

By Lisa | February 6, 2013 |

British/English magazines are not overflowing with articles about massage therapy and its benefits but I have been on the hunt and managed to track down the following “news”: Bodyfit – the Ultimate Women’s Fitness Glossy – April 2012 – ran an article entitled “Pain Barrier” and this is what is said: “If you’ve been training…

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Variety of Clients Who Benefit From Massage

By Lisa | May 12, 2012 |

My oldest client is 97 years old and he has a massage every week and has done for over 4 and a half years – he tells me regularly “Lisa, Friday is the best day of the week” and that gives me a warm fuzzy feeling from the knowledge that he benefits so much from…

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Benefits of Massage

By Lisa | April 25, 2012 |

So here goes, blogging!  Can’t be that difficult after all it’s just a diary about me and my work and notable newsworthy items in the various magazines and on the web – …… right? There seems to still be an amount of suspicions surrounding massage and the therapists who perform it.  Ranging from “strange men”…

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