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|Posted on 18 January, 2020 at 18:00|
Massage Therapy and Depression
What is Massage Therapy
Massage therapy is used to manipulate muscles and soft tissue, to release blockades and enhance function, well being and promote relaxation.
In the Far East various t...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 5 February, 2018 at 0:40|
Advantages of Pilates
Pilates, also known as Contrology, is an exercise program, which focuses on core strength and alignment, to improve muscle functions and posture. Balance and flexibility are further aspects engaged in the workout, to increase overall fitness and well-being.
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Recovering after whiplash injury
Whiplash is a neck injury due to forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck. Whiplash most often occurs during a rear-end auto accident, but the injury can also result from a sports accident, physical abuse or ...Read Full Post »
What is Fibromyalgia?
* chronic condition of pain/ profound fatigue
* pain tends to be felt as diffuse aching/ burning (head to toe)
* may be worse at some times than others. May change location, usually becoming more...Read Full Post »
Sebastian Kneipp, a german priest and naturopath of the 19th century, invented his concept of Hydrotherapy to cure severe health conditions by using cold and hot water applications.
Inspired by the ancient studies about Hydrotherapy, he started to immerse himself to cold water appl...Read Full Post »
Don't forget to stay hydrated!
With the heatwave approaching this summer, we thought it's important to stay hydrated. In this months blogpost, we tell you everything you need to know, to stay healthy and safe this summer.
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Cellulite, also known as Dermopanniculosis deformans or orange peel skin, is a condition where the skin has dimples with a lumpy appearance.
Both, women and men can be affected, as well as all age ranges. 80-90% of women will experience cellulite throughout their live.
*Grades of cellulite
Grade 1 (mild) - orange peel appearance with 1-4 su...Read Full Post »
Lymphoedema is a chronic swelling due to the build up of fluid in the bodys tissue. It occurs when the lymphatic system stops to drain excess fluid from the body and could occur in any part of the body. Most commonly effected are legs and arms.
A lymphoedema develops when lymph nodes or vessels are removed, blocked or damaged which causes the fluid from draining away. ...Read Full Post »
Who hasn't heard of Superfoods these days? Social media and magazines are flooded with various articles about foods and ingredients that claim to be extremly beneficial compared to other, average foods. But why is Green Tea thought to be beneficial and does it holds it's promise?
Native to China and India, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world, after water. Approximatly...Read Full Post »
What is Hot Stone Massage?
Hot Stone Massage is an ancient massage technique that uses the warmth of basalt rocks to give the body an intense and relaxing treatment. It is a great treatment to relax tightened muscles, increase blood flow and is used to reduce stress, anxiety and pain. It is suitable for many health conditions and is an easy way ...Read Full Post »