Author Archives: Laura Kinmont
Massage therapy – what are the benefits?
Mon,Dec 03, 2018 at 05:28PM by Laura Kinmont
Massage therapy has been around for thousands of years The practice of massage therapy and the use of touch as a natural healing tool has records of use dating back thousands of years. Civilisations in the East and West found that massage and natural healing could help treat injuries and relieve pain as well as…..
Sciatic nerve pain: symptoms, causes and treatment options
Thu,Mar 23, 2017 at 12:15PM by Laura Kinmont
Those who have experience sciatic nerve pain will long remember the pain, discomfort and electric shocks shooting through their the back or buttocks, often radiating past the knee into the foot. What is the sciatic nerve? The sciatic nerve branches from lumbar and sacral plexus: // Roots: L4, L5, S1, S2, S3 // Has…..
Headache relief through massage; headache causes and symptoms
Sun,Nov 13, 2016 at 01:07PM by Laura Kinmont
Headache relief – causes and symptoms of common types of headaches Headache relief is top of mind when you’ve been gripped by that familiar pain and tension. There are a number of more common types of headaches as well as various treatment options to help provide relief from headaches. We discuss the common types of headaches…..
Calf Pain & Tight Calf Muscles in Runners
Thu,Mar 24, 2016 at 10:39AM by Laura Kinmont
Benefits of foot and calf massage for treating calf pain Function of calf muscles and their role in running The calf is made up of the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles (which connect the back of the knee to the ankle via the achilles tendon). The role of these muscles is to point the toes and…..