Working with pain

How massage therapy can help when you are in pain. Pain is relevant to massage therapy in a number of ways. In this article I look at the treatment of painful conditions such as lower back pain. I have seen how pain can impact people‚Äôs lives. Pain effects everyday activities and can be upsetting and … Continue reading Working with pain

Massaging to the extremes

Two treatments this week seemed to reflect opposite ends of the spectrum. The first was a woman who is having regular treatments to help ease mental and emotional stress that builds up in her body. On her first visit she was worried that the massage would make her feel painful afterwards. I was careful to … Continue reading Massaging to the extremes

Client Profile – Musician and teacher, John Diver

John came to Natural Touch when his wife bought him some vouchers. "As a guitarist I divide my working time between playing, practising and teaching which means I'm often in the same position for some length of time. Even though I'm fairly active I noticed a few years ago that my shoulder and neck began … Continue reading Client Profile – Musician and teacher, John Diver