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15 August 2016, by , in Cupping, Comments off
Cupping – Written by Kirsty Newbery, Proprietor and Director, Caring Cottage Strathpine What is cupping? Cupping is a Traditional Eastern therapy to ‘bring stagnant blood or energy’ to the surface of the body for release. Cupping treats respiratory disorders in Chinese Traditional Medicine (TCM). In musculoskeletal therapies, cupping also helps release back, neck and shoulder pain. Cupping...
14 August 2016, by , in Videos, Comments off
Introducing Wayne, our resident clinical hypnotherapist. He is also an experienced health worker. He loves to help with people who want positive change! What is hypnotherapy? Hypnotherapy (hypnosis therapy) is a non invasive gentle mind changing technique. It helps to unlock patterns of belief that are ‘blocking’ your progress in an area that you want to...
1 June 2016, by , in Caring Cottage, Cupping, Comments off
Cupping – Written by Kirsty Newbery, Proprietor and Director, Caring Cottage Strathpine What is cupping? Cupping is a Traditional Eastern therapy to ‘bring stagnant blood or energy’ to the surface of the body for release. Cupping treats respiratory disorders in Chinese Traditional Medicine (TCM). In musculoskeletal therapies, cupping also helps release back, neck and shoulder pain. It...
Massage relieves sinus pain. Recently, I used my understanding of anatomy and physiology to provide relief to clients with both chronic and acute ‘sinusitis’ and head cold symptoms. This week, when I was teaching some students about the muscles I mentioned that massage in the throat, neck and jaw area will provide relief of symptoms...
31 May 2016, by , in Caring Cottage, Comments off
Aromatherapy massage uses selected essential oils to specific areas of the back, arms legs feet head and torso. Who is it for? Anyone can have aromatherapy massage, but it’s most useful to help shift energy blockages associated with recent illness, insomnia, anxiety and stress. For example when physical symptoms of constipation and upset stomach, fluid retention and...
20 May 2016, by , in Caring Cottage, Comments off
Achilles tendonitis – Caring Cottage Strathpine Written by Kirsty Newbery Achilles tendonitis is an inflammation of the Achilles tendon. Cause include over-use, poorly fitting footwear, and flat feet. Treatment includes rest, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), physical therapy and avoiding activities that aggravate the condition. Tendons explained A tendon anchors muscle to the bone. The Achilles tendon...
Remedial Massage – Ankle Sprain Almost everybody has twisted their ankle by the time they reach adult-hood. The foot rolls over an uneven surface causing a sharp pain in the ankle which reminds the owner where the end point of the joint range of motion is. Sometimes that twisted ankle can be painful, swollen, and...