Where to set your therapy business up for success

By |August 3rd, 2018|

Nutrients to help a summer cold

By |June 22nd, 2018|

It is that time of the year when people start to experience those summer sniffles. Now this could be due to hayfever or it could be a ‘summer cold’.

Colds and allergies have very similar symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose and sore throat. The main difference is that a cold comes from a virus whereas […]

5 Tips for a Healthy Breakfast

By |March 7th, 2018|

Breakfast can really set the mood for the rest of the day.

Be it getting children ready for school, being on the road or facing your colleagues, wouldn’t it be nice to be stress free and feel strong and happy?

When we eat a sugar loaded – low nutrient breakfast, we immediately put our body in 4th […]

Why do I need regular reflexology when I feel ok?

By |January 8th, 2018|

There are three questions I usually get asked about reflexology when I meet new people.  The first question is usually “what’s reflexology?” followed by “does it really work?”. The third is then either, “I have this problem can you help?”, (often the answer is yes, and if not then I usually know someone who can!) […]

When Can I Have a Pregnancy Massage?

By |November 2nd, 2017|

This is a question I often get asked not only by clients, but also by students when I teach the pregnancy massage and postnatal remedial therapy course for Burrell Education.  I’ll answer this important question below.

 

When is massage advised in pregnancy?

There have been lots of controversies around when pregnancy massage is advised and there are lots of […]

A unique postnatal recovery course in North Finchley!

By |October 12th, 2017|

A unique postnatal recovery course in North Finchley!

Working in a centre where women’s health is a big focus we knew that there was something missing in the local area. There are lots of courses designed for mums with baby as the main focus (which is amazing), but there wasn’t much at all around for new […]

What Does an Osteopath do?

By |October 5th, 2017|

Many of my patients who come to see me just think that I only treat backs.  Thankfully, after their initial appointment, they realise that Osteopaths can do so much more.

Osteopathy can treat and manage a variety of issues, pain or discomfort where it relates to the soft tissues, including bones, joints, tendons, ligaments and connective […]

Why is fermented food good for us?

By |September 28th, 2017|

It smells, it sometimes tastes a bit funny so why are these jars of bacteria good for us?

First of all, let’s discuss what fermentation is:

Fermentation is the breakdown of sugar into an acid or alcohol.

With vegetables this process is known as lacto (healthy bacteria lactobacillus) fermentation and when vegetables are sliced and soaked in a […]

So How Does Reflexology Actually Work?!

By |September 21st, 2017|

This is a question I am often asked by clients and the truth is there is no simple answer! I believe it works on several different levels meaning the benefits can be both deep and wide ranging.

The basic theory behind reflexology is that the whole body can be mapped out on the feet, with […]

Love your Coconut Oil

By |September 14th, 2017|

There has been a lot of talk lately about coconut oil and saturated fats being bad for us.I would have liked to say that it is debatable, that there are arguments on both sides and that it is advisable to learn the subject and make up your mind, but I don’t feel comfortable saying it […]