Plantar Fasciitis is a common foot issue involving heel pain (Kamonseki et al., 2016; Scheuer et al., 2016; Whittaker et al., 2019). Symptoms can include burning pain from the heel to the calf and discomfort around the medial heel on the underside of your foot spreading out towards the toes ..Continue Reading
The Covid-19 pandemic has created a lot of uncertainty, financial stress, and concerns about contracting the virus or inadvertently spreading it to someone else (Guessoum et al., 2020; Zvolensky et al., 2020). With these heightened concerns, comes increased stress (Tull et al., 2020; Zvolensky et al., 2020). People affected may ..Continue Reading
The most difficult aspect about the Covid-19 pandemic are the many factors we cannot control (Minich & Hanaway, 2020). This can lead to anxiety and depression which can negatively affect sleep quality (Gualano et al., 2020). Whilst we may not know how long the lockdown will last, or if and ..Continue Reading
We’ve all heard the catch phrase ‘Sitting is the new smoking’ which led to many people opting for standing desks at work, but did you realise you can stand as poorly as you can sit? (Vallance et al., 2018). Poor posture puts additional strain on the body, causing muscle joint ..Continue Reading
Pain and discomfort are complex phenomena that can be caused by various activities and illnesses , . They may last for differing periods of time: come on suddenly (acute); or, can develop over a long period of time (chronic); or, suddenly increase during long term pain (acute on chronic) . ..Continue Reading
One of the biggest challenges for me as a small business owner is to work out how to reach out to new customers and how to let them know why they should choose City Haven Massage Therapy above any other Myotherapy or Remedial Massage business. There are many practitioners offering ..Continue Reading
This article was brought to my attention today and I feel that it warrants the response of a practitioner from the natural therapies community.[i] I have been in the massage industry since 2003. I started initially as a Massage Therapist, studying further to become a Remedial Massage Therapist and then ..Continue Reading
Aristotle’s statement, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts’ is insightful and wise. By narrowing our focus, we can fail to see the bigger picture. Human beings are as complex and unique as the illnesses we can develop and likewise the way that we heal can vary between people.