Massage to help manage stress, Brighton and Hove

I once overheard a conversation on a train where someone was recommending massage to a friend as she was so stressed, the friends response was how can a massage take away my stress. Very true it can't but it can help manage what you may be experiencing. Many different things can cause stress, physical such as fear of something dangerous to emotional such as worry over your family or job.

Oncology massage Brighton and Hove

Can I still receive a massage if I have cancer? The good news is yes you can, some people worry that massage could cause cancer cells to spread to other parts of their body. This myth has been the cause of upset and stress with people being refused treatments that would have been greatly appreciated. Research has shown that cancer develops and spreads because of changes to a cell’s DNA.

Neck stretches

A tension headache or tension-type headaches is the most common type of primary headache. Tension-type headaches account for up to 78% of all headaches and approximately 3% of the population has chronic tension-type headaches, chronic meaning long term, this can have a considerable impact on your daily life. The pain is often described as a constant pressure,

Improve posture Brighton and Hove

How we sit and stand can make a difference to how we feel both physically and mentally. After a hard day it's easy to slouch in front of the TV, laptop, or hunch over our phones, perhaps slipping into habits that put strain on our body. Our bodies are great at adapting but these repetitive patterns can eventually lead to tension with chest muscles tightening and those of the upper back over stretching. 

Importance of touch, massage in Brighton and Hove

Human touch is the first language we learn as a means of emotional expression. Touch can be of different types, caring, friendly, supportive, encouraging, suggestive, provocative, offensive or dominant. Recently researchers have begun to focus on this subtle kind of wordless communication, whether an exuberant high five, a warm hand on the shoulder or a creepy touch on the arm.

Pregnancy massage Brighton and Hove

Many of us may be familiar with the idea of massage helping us relax body and mind, however it’s benefits extend beyond this with massage being safe to receive if your Pregnant from the first trimester onwards. Even if you are overdue it’s not too late to receive one. Not only can pregnancy massage be physically beneficial, but the human touch can be comforting and provide emotional support. 

Comfortable at your computer

Sitting for a long time without moving at a desk or computer can lead to posture problems as well lower energy and alertness.  Backs can suffer, slouching forward can contribute to shoulder and neck pain as can multi-tasking with the phone squeezed between your ear and shoulder. Repetitive strain injuries are common and our poor eyes can get strained too, possibly causing headaches.