Putting me back together again

by Catherine
(Clifton, Nottingham)

I first approached Regina in January 2023 to ask for help in relieving an uncomfortable build-up of lymph fluid following surgery for breast cancer in 2015. I was also carrying a painful recent shoulder injury which restricted my arm movement and was struggling with an ongoing knee problem which affected my walking and my ability to exercise. I had started to feel as though I was falling apart bit by bit.

Regina instinctively knew what to do to help and within a few sessions the soreness associated with the lymph problem had eased. She also gave me some simple daily exercises to do which are (so far) successfully preventing the problem from returning.

My shoulder has also gradually improved and I am now able to move it without the same amount of pain and am almost back to a full range of movement.

The knee problem is more stubborn as it has been an issue for over 3 years but I can say that Regina has definitely started to untangle the underlying cause, i.e. tension and stiffness in muscles and tendons in other parts of my body which have sent me out of balance. Each time I visit she is able to identify further areas to treat to alleviate the problem stage by stage, using a wide variety of techniques.

Most importantly she has detected that I am hypermobile which means I am more likely to injure myself by over stretching or over compensating so has given me advice on how to protect myself from future injuries.

As well as being very accomplished in her field of expertise Regina is kind and welcoming and she keeps things direct and simple which makes the whole process much easier to cope with. She has a great sense of humour too, which and puts me at my ease. There is no awkwardness or embarrassment during treatment. I definitely feel a whole lot better than when I first walked into her therapy room four months ago and have no hesitation in recommending her; in fact I am telling all of my friends about this marvellous massage lady!

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List of treatments
Myofascial Release (MFR) - Saving Hands massage -
Therapeutic massage -
Maya Abdominal Therapy -
- Seated Acupressure - Indian Head Massage - Pulsing - Reiki -
- Reflexology - Tsuboki Foot Massage - Hopi Ear Candles -
Hot and Cold Stone Massage - Myofascial dry cupping -
Aromatherapy Massage - Aromatherapy Lymphatic Massage (ALM) -
- Fertility Massage - Pregnancy Massage - Post-natal Massage -
- Dorn Method - Breuss Massage -
- Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) - Deep Oscillation -
 - Treatment for lymphoedema - Treatment after cosmetic surgery -
Holistic Facial - Face Vitality - Total Detox -
 - Virtual sessions - Supervision

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