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New Knee Ligament Discovered

Two knee surgeons have identified a previously unknown ligament in the human knee. The discovery could have important ramifications for patients who experience anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury.

“Despite a successful ACL repair surgery and rehabilitation, some patients with ACL-repaired knees continue to experience so-called pivot shift, or episodes where the knee gives way during […]

By |November 21st, 2013|News|0 Comments|

Prevention is better than cure

The old saying that “Prevention is better than cure” certainly holds true for stress management. Regarded as a clinical problem, stress is experienced by almost every individual in varying forms and degrees every day.  This is primarily due to the hassles, demands and frustrations of daily life. Besides this, you would also be surprised […]

By |April 12th, 2013|Advice|0 Comments|

Hospitals Embracing Massage

An increasing number of hospitals are throwing their doors open to qualified massage therapists as savvy health care consumers are requesting massage therapy to deal with certain health conditions.

The research showing the validity of massage as a drug-free option for patients to consider has been steadily growing over the last few years and hospitals […]

Preparing for an event – London Marathon

With the season changing the days getting longer and lighter more people are taking to the outdoors and participating in sports. There have been a lot of runners and many have been training for the London Marathon.

Question from a new client – I’m running the London Marathon in April. I’ve been getting occasional massage […]

Question from a new client – When should I have sports or deep muscle massage alongside training?

Answer – When you would like to further improve performance, recover raster or address problematic areas. Most people find scheduling appointments around lighter training days to be beneficial. This is mainly because it enables the therapist to address minor injury before it occurs and treat any specific muscular tightness, muscles can also have time […]

Can massage provide more effective relief from low back pain than medication?

Is it conceivable that massage can provide more effective relief from low back pain than medication? A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests this therapy might indeed alleviate back pain better in the short term than traditional interventions of medicine, bed rest or exercise: Healthday reports.

The investigation conducted by the Group Health Research Institute […]