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Massage Benefits

A cardiologist explains how massage is good for your health, including your heart.

This article from the NIH (National Institutes of Health, US Dept. Of Health) gives a good overview of the benefits, effects and some of the research about massage:

Research on the effects of massage on blood pressure:

Chair massage has more to offer than simply relaxation. It is especially helpful in accessing the shoulders and neck for remedial work, as this case study from The International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork demonstrates. http://ijtmb.org/index.php/ijtmb/article/view/330/392

Does Posture Matter?

Probably not as much as we thought. https://www.theguardian.com

Greg Lehman, ‘Reconciling Biomechanics’, comments on another discussion about posture: http://www.greglehman.ca

Body Mechanics Video

This is a good introduction to safe working for therapists, looking at your body mechanics. A nice short (6 minutes) accessible video.


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Covid and Massage

I am fully vaccinated and am very happy to be seeing clients and teaching again. I am performing lateral flow tests regularly to ensure I am not carrying the virus.
Due to the current Covid situation, I am continuing to follow safety precautions, including both of us wearing masks during your treatment and for now only working with vaccinated people, unless there you have a medical exemption. 

If you feel ill in any way prior to your appointment please contact me before attending. 

I hope we'll be able to relax some of these precautions soon but I don't feel the situation is stable enough yet.

Huge thanks to everyone for your help and understanding.