Carpal Tunnel Syndrome relief 

By |February 28th, 2017|

Carpal tunnel is something I have seen quite a lot at the clinic most recently and within office massage. Most clients explain they have experienced tightness in the shoulders and pain, tingling and numbness radiating down the arm.
What is carpal tunnel syndrome?
The Carpal Tunnel is the tunnel in the wrist where the wrist tendons and […]

How a Iam Tool can help your muscles

By |February 7th, 2017|

At Restore Health and Wellbeing we always begin a session with an assessment to discuss and assess any areas of tension you may have, or any areas that may feel weaker. We then use a variety of techniques, that all work the soft tissue in the body in different ways.

Each area of your body will […]

Why do my knees hurt when I run? 

By |January 31st, 2017|

Sometime last year, I decided to take up running again after a couple of years off and get fit, so I started the NHS running program ‘couch to 5k’. If you’ve never heard of it, it’s a running program created by the NHS (in the form of a free podcast) that helps you increase your […]

Why is office wellbeing important? 

By |January 31st, 2017|

This week we started working closely with a local business based in Enfield to help support them with their office wellbeing programme, helping the employees stay fit and healthy.

It has been a huge initiative and last week was the launch week with talks, and seminars and A whole day dedicated to stretching, office massage and […]

Give your feet some love with toe yoga!

By |January 26th, 2017|

Our poor feet are often neglected, despite the fact they work hard for us all day everyday. Did you know each foot contains 26 bones? That’s total of 52, which is a quarter of our entire skeleton! Our toes and ankles help propel us forward when we walk and run, help us to jump up […]

Christmas Market

By |January 4th, 2017|

Over the Christmas Holidays, I have been away spreading Christmas Joy over the people of Leeds. I was performing in Leeds’s Hidden Christmas Market as a doll on a music box alongside my dance company TurnAround Dance Theatre.

We were performing in the gorgeous Kirkstall Abbey, alongside other acts such as hula hoopers, brass bands, singing […]

Massage and asthma symptoms

By |January 3rd, 2017|

This post is a personal account of how massage therapy has helped relieve my asthma symptoms. I am not giving any medical advice (we leave that to your GP) or encouragement to replace medicine with massage, but I wanted to share my personal experience of how massage helped my asthma symptoms. Like everything, we always […]

Water – the best detoxifier!

By |January 3rd, 2017|

As a reflexologist I am always telling my clients to drink more water and if you are doing a detox this January after the feasting of the holidays, water should be an important part of your plan! It will improve your digestion and help your organs flush out the waste and toxins. Even without the […]

Kinesiotape in pregnancy

By |January 3rd, 2017|

In pregnancy, lots of things happen. Your posture changes, aches and pains appear where you never felt them before and after a while your bump begins to grow and can feel heavy.

This is all a part of the process, but any help to move and feel better is definitely a bonus!

When I completed my taping […]

Ten tips to help with injury recovery

By |November 2nd, 2016|

After recently fracturing my elbow I was left feeling anxious after being told I needed 6 weeks rest for recovery (not ideal as a remedial sports massage therapist and dancer). After a few days of bewilderment I decided to change my attitude and do all that I could to help my body go through the […]