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Ever since I discovered how helpful complementary therapies were in resolving my insomnia, I’ve been passionate about helping other people tackle their health problems, including those which are stress related.
I’m a strong believer that our bodies have amazing healing abilities but that often life and the choices we make get in the way of us improving our health. Sometimes this means that we feel out of sorts and sometimes it means we’re living with chronic health conditions.
So how can I help? Well, as a Reflexologist or by using Seated Acupressure (sometimes called Seated Massage) I can create a wonderful sense of relaxation during which your body will be able to rebalance itself. As a Reflexologist and Seated Massage practitioner I'm convinced that management of our health is in our own hands, but that a bit of extra help from someone like myself can make a huge difference too.
Stress! What can I say? It is thought that up to 70% of health problems can be attributed to the effects of long-term stress - headaches, back pain, high blood pressure, insomnia, aches and pains to name a few. It affects not only our physical health but our mental and emotional health too. Reflexology has been shown to improve sleep and aid relaxation, so just think how it could help you cope with stressful situations, or life in general.
Who wouldn’t want a bit of chill out time, having a wonderful foot or head, neck and shoulder massage? A Mindfulness Reflexology is particularly helpful for stress or maybe a Seated Massage? The choice is yours.
Whilst I understand that many of my Reflexologist colleagues like to offer support to those with fertility issues, I am drawn to women at a later stage in life experiencing the menopause as I feel that so often there is little support or help available to them. Many of my clients who are undergoing the menopause feel as though they’ve been forgotten about – but not by me!
But it’s not just about people of a particular age group because I believe that folk of all ages can benefit from some Reflexology or Seated Massage. My clients' ages range from 12 to 80 years.
Did you know that about 20% of women who undergo treatment for breast cancer subsequently experience lymphodoema? Despite this shocking statistic, there is often no treatment offered to help with the condition. Reflexology Lymph Drainage has produced some remarkable results during research and in clinical practice, so if you are suffering lymphodoema please check out the Reflexology Lymph Drainage section of my Reflexology page to see what help I can offer.
So who might come to see me?
I could go on and on, but I’m sure you get the idea that there are many people in all kinds of situations who could benefit.
Because I’m virtually on the Essex and Suffolk border, if you live in or near Colchester, or between Sudbury and Colchester then it’s really easy to get to me. Even if you're further afield in Essex or Suffolk, because I'm in a convenient, yet quiet, location situated just five minutes away from J28, J29 and the Birchwood slip road of the A12, you'll still find me easy to get to. And if you’re in Sudbury, because I’m only a short distance from the A134, I’m still only 20 minutes away.
I offer daytime appointments on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday. Some evening appointments are also available.
If you are interested in trying Reflexology, Ear Candling or Seated Massage and would like to discuss how they could help you please give me a call or e-mail me.
July 2019 - Live Long and Prosper!
Many of you may recall this Vulcan salutation being used by Mr Spock of Star Trek fame on more than one occasion. ”But what’s it got to do with feet?” I hear you ask.
Probably nothing usually, but it brings me nicely into the introduction of my topic today – foot exercises.
Feet are probably one of the most neglected areas of our body when it comes to movement. “That can’t be right!”, I hear you exclaim. “I do my 10,000 steps a day, I run marathons, I walk into town and back in my lunch hour, I walk the children to school; my feet get loads of exercise.” Or do they? Let’s find out. What do you have on your feet when you’re walking your 10,000 steps, taking the children to school, etc? Possibly sandals (don’t talk to me about flip flops, aargh!), trainers, high heeled shoes? How much movement do you think your feet get when they’re encased in shoes, or gripping tightly to keep flip flops on your feet? Not enough to keep them as mobile as they should be.
Pop over to my Blog page to find out how you can start to get those toes moving...….