"Massage Message" Back Issues

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November 2018, issue 29

  • Until it is too late
  • Taping for blood pressure
  • Bitter orange for PMS
  • Abdominal massage
  • Spa weeks for osteoarthritis
  • MFR after breast cancer surgery
  • Compression only
  • Lympoedema and obesity
  • How much pressure is best

May 2018, issue 28

  • New Data Protection Regulation
  • Preventing burnout
  • On-site massage feedback
  • What is …? Various massage strokes
  • Massage after birth
  • Manual therapy for plantar heel pain
  • Aromatherapy for knee osteoarthritis
  • MLD and exercise prevent oedema?
  • CDT helps shoulder pain

November 2017, issue 27

  • Letting you down gently
  • Hot and cold stones
  • Melting stress
  • Preventative chair massage
  • Tennis elbow and co.
  • Massage for pregnancy and labour
  • Surgery for neck pain
  • Fibromyalgia and myofascial release
  • Deep Oscillation stretches hamstrings
  • MLD for recovering after exercise?
  • Recent feedback

May 2017, issue 26

  • Connecting (T)issues
  • On-site massage for pain prevention
  • Short massage real effects
  • Recent feedback
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Massage behind the knee increases blood flow
  • Calf massage to prevent thrombosis
  • ROM increases with massage
  • Trigger points for headace
  • MLD and deep oscillation
  • Schematic illustration of the effect of deep oscillation

November 2016, issue 25

  • Myofascial Release
  • Reaching my goal - Hazel's story
  • Thirty years of the massage chair and on-site massage
  • Recent feedback
  • Massage during labour shortens it
  • Massage calms anxiety
  • Massage for quality of life
  • Real lymphflow
  • MLD normalises skin in oedema
  • Gemma’s story

May 2016, issue 24

  • Myofascial Release (MFR)
  • Why your posture matters
  • Angel posture test
  • Enjoy
  • Massage helps older people
  • An important breakthrough?
  • Find it early
  • MLD helps the veins
  • Healing after football injury
  • Recent feedback

November 2015, issue 23

  • Oxytocin - the feel good hormone
  • Touch Science
  • Stress relief for nurses
  • Massage after surgery
  • Get it moving mwith massage
  • Massage for weight loss?
  • Massage in intensive care
  • Does MLD add to treatment?
  • Leg oedema after uterus cancer
  • Recent feedback

May 2015, issue 22

  • Small but important
  • Massage for the heart
  • Massage for arthritic neck pain
  • Breast cancer and massage
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Acupressure in pregnancy
  • Does MLD spread cancer?
  • Does MLD prevent lymphoedema?

November 2014, issue 21

  • Naomi's story
  • Massage for nursing students
  • Acupressure at work
  • Pressure matters
  • Massage for period pain
  • Breast cancer and massage
  • Massage your pecs if breastfeeding problems
  • How do you experience massage?
  • MLD for high heels
  • Deep Oscillation for wounds
  • Stress and infertility
  • Recent feedback

May 2014, issue 20

  • Massage is sensational
  • How heavy is a glass of water?
  • Acupressure for fatigue
  • Aromatherapy and stress
  • Recent feedback
  • Aromatherapy
    ...for sleep
    … anxiety before surgery
    … nausea after a general anaesthetic
  • Massage for burns scars
  • Osteoarthritis and massage
  • MLD and stress
  • MLD for venous disease

November 2013, issue 19

  • Massage helps carpal tunnel
  • Foot massage helps carers
  • Recent feedback
  • How long does massage last?
  • Womanly massage
    ...for painful periods
    … during pregnancy
    … and labour
    … and during menopause
  • MLD after a new knee
  • My mobility is much better
  • I can move my foot & ankle again

May 2013, issue 18

  • Exercise at work
  • Foot massage helps carers
  • Recent feedback
  • Self massage helps osteoarthritis
  • Treating very sick people
  • Massage does ease pain
  • Upping the “feel good” hormone
  • MLD and fertility
  • MLD to prevent lymphoedema?
  • Preventing pre-mature ageing?!?

November 2012, issue 17

  • On-site massage for aches & pains
  • … and helps with pain from work
  • ...and stress in nurses
  • Recent feedback
  • Massage for older people
  • Slow stroking soporific
  • Aromatherapy for stress reduction
  • Massage prevent falls
  • Keith's story
  • The wave
  • Cellulite

May 2012, issue 16

  • The Spine Squeezer
  • The many uses of a tennis ball
  • Aromatherapy & Menopause
  • … and painful periods
  • Lavender oil for infant colic
  • Massage & yoga lift you
  • Fancy a tattoo
  • Look after your scar
  • Compression for painful legs?

December 2011, issue 15a

  • German Christmas Stollen
  • Christmas wishes

November 2011, issue 15

  • Feedback from Roger Daltrey and others
  • Chair massage turns heads
  • Massage for low back pain
  • Stress and Fertility
  • Unhealthy gums delay conception?
  • Frankincense for treating arthritis
  • Lymphoedema conference
  • Acupuncture and lymphoedema
  • Recent feedback

October 2011, issue 14c

September 2011, issue 14b

  • Frankincense for arthitis
  • TouchingWell facebook page
  • Chocolate for the heart
  • Apples and pears prevent stroke
  • High protein diet good for loosing belly fat
  • Unhealthy gums make it difficult to conceive

July 2011, issue 14a

May 2011, issue 14

  • Sunshine massage
  • 1955 Good Housewive's Guide
  • Massage for constipation
  • Massage helps after major surgery
  • Taping instead of bandaging?
  • Recent feedback

December 2010, issue 13b

  • Christmas greetings
  • Celtic blessing
  • Lymphatic lift
  • Massage helps you sleep
  • Massage for dementia

November 2010, issue 13a

  • Chronic stress does cause heart disease - the proof
  • Sense of touch can relieve pain
  • Self massage
  • Deep Oscillation

November 2010, issue 13

  • Dorn method
  • Chair massage brings high blood pressure down 
  • On-site massage eases painful tension
  • Chronic stress does cause heart disease - the proof
  • Sense of touch can relieve pain
  • Self massage
  • Slimmer ankles in pregnancy
  • Smell of jasmine 'as calming as valium'
  • Deep Oscillation

September 2010, issue 12b

  • Firm handshake, long life?
  • Chair massage brings high blood pressure down
  • On-site massage reduces painful tension
  • Slimmer ankles in pregnancy
  • The Dorn Method - a gentle treatment designed to alleviate back and joint pain

August 2010, issue 12a

  • Laptops and Wi-Fi can affect male fertility
  • Sense of touch can help to relieve pain
  • Smell of jasmine 'as calming as valium'

May 2010, issue 12

  • Green Gym – exercising outside gets thumbs up!
  • Eye exercises when working on your computer
  • Mental well-being evoked by touch, even in stressful situations
  • MLD to prevent lymphoedema after breast surgery?

November 2009, issue 11

  • How to sit correctly when working at your computer
  • Easing a pain in the neck
  • Pregnancy massage helps after birth
  • Life is better after treatment (of lymphoedema)
  • New wood burning stove

May 2009, issue 10

  • Birth preparation session
  • Reflexology for stress in the work place
  • The value of doodling
  • Aromatherapy and depression
  • Abdominal massage for constipation
  • Lipoedema
  • MLD after foot operations

November 2008, issue 9

  • Optimists live longer
  • 7 good reasons to have a massage
  • Visit to Foeldi Clinic
  • Regina completes her Reflexology training

May 2008, issue 8

  • Massage better than drugs for pain
  • Chair massage helps with maths!
  • Chair massage in cancer care hospital
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Deep massage, blood pressure and heart rate
  • MLD and leg ulcers
  • MLD eases chronic headache
  • MLD after extraction of wisdom teeth

November 2007, issue 7

  • Stress at work can cause heart attacks
  • Stress - what is it?
  • Aromatherapy and weight loss
  • NO HANDS massage
  • Lymphoedema service in Nottingham
  • International Consensus document: best practice for the management of lymphoedema

May 2007, issue 6

  • Our deepest fear
  • Workplace stress - latest figures
  • Stress and control over work
  • Evidence based massage
  • Massage relieves nausea
  • Massage for people with burns
  • Acupressure for dementia
  • Aromatherapy for cars
  • Headache and MLD
  • Richard’s leg
  • De-tox and MLD

November 2006, issue 5

  • How does your profession affect your health?
  • Effects of massage in labour and pregnancy
  • If I had my life all over
  • Aromatherapy for women
  • Massage and migraine
  • MLD and exercise
  • Kinesio tape

May 2006, issue 4

  • More risk of injury on Mondays!
  • Long working hours not good for your heart
  • Acupressure helps with back pain
  • Cuddles in infancy help baby grow
  • Regina completes specialist training in Pregnancy massage

November 2005, issue 3

  • 10 minute energizer
  • Be on the lookout for symptoms of inner peace
  • Body cushion
  • How much sleep?
  • Why don’t you sleep on it?
  • Chi Gong exercise

June 2005, issue 2

  • Treatment for neck pain
  • Health effects of air conditioning
  • Lymphoedema and its treatment
  • Arthur's massage poem

June 2005, Baby massage special

  • Television is unsuitable for babies
  •  Baby massage with bumps
  • Benefit of baby massage
  • “Babies don't keep” poem

November 2004, issue 1

  • Colds and flu
  • Nappy song

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Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy® - ATMAT -
- Seated Acupressure - Indian Head Massage - Pulsing - Reiki -
- Reflexology - Tsuboki Foot Massage - Hopi Ear Candles -
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Hot and Cold Stone Massage -
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Aromatherapy Massage - Aromatherapy Lymphatic Massage (ALM) -
- Fertility Massage - Pregnancy Massage - Post-natal Massage -
- Dorn Method - Breuss Massage -
- Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) - Deep Oscillation -
- Holistic Facial - Face Vitality - Total Detox -


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