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Acupressure
May 7 2022
A Holistic Encounter-Acupressure for a Patient

A Holistic Care Encounter

Walking into the patient room
Seen in the bed, it is Mr. Swanson
The bony arm rest at his side
The skin on his face and body is dulled in color
Smoky, yellowish and roughie

He is calm now, after an episode of aggressive agitate…

nen huang
1 min.
Sports Massage
Mar 8 2022
*Why Should I Get a Massage From A Male Masseur?*

Dublin Holistic Massage believes that it’s a popular myth that 90% of customers prefer a massage from a female therapist. And to be honest I believed in that myth for about 13 years. Our male massage therapists are getting the same amount of bookings as o…

Alex Bechtin
3 min.
Craniosacral therapy
Nov 9 2021
Illness and the Respiratory Diaphragm

*The role of the respiratory diaphragmin dealing with illness*

As an experienced craniosacral therapist, I find that the tension held in the respiratory diaphragm is present in a wide range of conditions I treat: tension headaches, neck and shoulder pa…

David Ellis
5 min.
Sports Massage
Jun 29 2021
Tennis Elbow Lateral Epicondylitis Condition - Pain, Treatment, Exercises and Brace Options

Tennis Elbow Lateral Epicondylitis Condition - Pain, Treatment, Exercises and Brace Options

Tennis Elbow Pain Symptoms of Tennis Elbow Exercises Tennis Elbow Braces Tennis Elbow Treatment Stretches Tennis Elbow Cure

What is Tennis Elbow?

Tennis Elbow …

Motion Myotherapy Northcote Remedial Massag…
3 min.
Foot Massage
Apr 22 2021
Benefits of Foot Massage

Being healthy is most people’s top priority. There are many types of health methods and the massage is a traditional Chinese medicine-based physical therapy. It also happens to be many people’s favorite method.

Foot Massage

Traditional Chinese massage f…

Demi Powell
5 min.
Aromatherapy Massage
Apr 9 2021
Using Correct Topicals for Geriatric Massage Clients

With age come a number of changes.

A session with a trained geriatric massage therapist and the right topical can address a senior client’s needs and also enrich the practitioner.

Know Your Client

Karen Fink, board certified holistic nurse and licensed…

Demi Powell
5 min.
Lomilomi and indigenous Massage of Oceania
Mar 31 2021
An Introduction to Lomi Lomi Massage

Lomilomi, also spelled Lomi Lomi, is an ancient Hawaiian restorative healing technique. It focuses on our connectedness with the land, our spirit guides or ancestors and the breath of life. Kahuna does the healing through Lomi Lomi. New Kahunas spend a fe…

Demi Powell
5 min.
Swedish Massage
Mar 31 2021
New Massage Tool to change the Market

Many massage therapists use tools in their massage sessions. Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM) is rapidly becoming a popular tool and something for massage therapists to look into for use in their practices.

IASTM is a manual therapy a…

Demi Powell
8 min.
Traditional Chinese Massage
Mar 23 2021
Traditional Chinese Massage [Benefits and What to Expect]

Practitioners have developed and refined Chinese massage, including the tui na and zhi ya traditions, for more than 4,000 years. These styles share similar techniques with Western massage but also take a Chinese medicine approach. You can find Chinese mas…

Demi Powell
4 min.
Metamorphic Technique
Mar 22 2021
Metamorphic Technique – What is it?

Metamorphic Technique enables the individual to free deep blocks in their body’s energy pattern and bring about resolution of stuck patterns at the root of problems in their life and health.

The Metamorphic Technique focuses on meridians in the feet, han…

Demi Powell
9 min.
Alexander technique
Mar 17 2021
Manipulative and Body-Based Practices [An Overview]

“Manipulative and Body-Based Practices: An Overview” is one of five background papers on the major areas of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The series was prepared as part of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine’s (…

Demi Powell
4 min.
Aromatherapy Massage
Mar 9 2021
Aromatherapy Massage (What to Expect)

What is Aromatherapy Massage?

Aromatherapy massage is massage therapy but with highly concentrated plant oils, called essential oils, added to the massage oil or lotion.

The nostrils are attached to a part of the brain called the limbic system. The limb…

Demi Powell
2 min.
Medical Massage
Feb 5 2021
How Spa Massage and Medical Massage are different

You may have found yourself wondering how a massage differs when administered at a spa versus in a clinical setting. After all, they both involve someone applying pressure to your body, right? Well, although they do share that similarity, there are many i…

Demi Powell
2 min.
Swedish Massage
Feb 3 2021
What is a Swedish massage?

Swedish Massage

What is Swedish Massage?

Swedish massage is the most common and best-known type of massage in the West. If it’s your first time or you don’t get massage often, Swedish massage is the best place to start. The Swedish body massage is the c…

Demi Powell
1 min.
Swedish Massage
Jan 29 2021
The basics of Swedish Massage

Swedish massage is the most popular and widely known kind of therapeutic massage and is also famous as circulatory or relaxation massage.

The primary aim of Swedish Massage is the relaxation of the body and stress relief. Nevertheless, there is a long li…

Demi Powell
2 min.
Balinese Massage
Jan 26 2021
The use of Balinese bells

Balinese bells are in a class of their own and the best in the world to use for space clearing. This article explains what makes them so unique and special.

When I first began space clearing in 1978, the only piece of equipment I had was an English schoo…

Demi Powell
1 min.
Balinese Massage
Jan 25 2021
Traditional Balinese massage and its benefits

One of the largest attractions when vacationing on the island of Bali is to try one of the ‘Island of the Gods’ natural spa treatments. The most common of these is the traditional Balinese massage.

So, what makes traditional Balinese massage so unique an…

Demi Powell
2 min.
Swedish Massage
Jan 25 2021
Why you should try Swedish Massage

Swedish Massage

What is Swedish Massage?

Swedish massage is the most common and best-known type of massage in the West. If it’s your first time or you don’t get massage often, Swedish massage is the best place to start. The Swedish body massage is the c…

Demi Powell
2 min.
Alexander technique
Jan 24 2021
Everyday Magic: Tired of Feeling Down? Here's a Real-Life Story to Inspire You

It is timely to share the insights of Everyday Magic. These are extracts from an interview with the author about this memoir, published as an ebook in 2020:

“Come with me, I want to tell you my story, all of it, from the beginning – the story of how I di…

Vivien S. Schapera
2 min.
Traditional Chinese Massage
Jan 21 2021
History and Techniques of Traditional Chinese Massage

What is Chinese Massage Therapy?

In terms of massage therapy techniques, the Chinese have historically been ahead of their time by applying age-old methodology to the human body. Massage – known in Chinese as ‘an mo’ or ‘tui na’ – has been proven itself …

Demi Powell
5 min.
Bowen Technique
Jan 18 2021
Bowen Breaks - Why leaving the room is important

Fundamental to the Bowen Technique are the breaks and for me there is no Bowen without the breaks; they are the thing that makes the difference to the client, the therapis and the therapy. But why?

First and foremost the breaks provide an opportunity to …

Julian Baker
1 min.
Egyptian Massage
Jan 14 2021
Massage in Ancient Egypt

Massage in Ancient Egypt

The Ancient Egyptians were the first to codify and study essential oils and their therapeutic benefits. As well as concocting beautiful perfumes and fragrant incense for personal and ritual use they applied this knowledge to deve…

Demi Powell
1 min.
Medical Massage
Jan 14 2021
Here is how Medical Massage can help you

What is a medical massage?

It’s getting more and more widespread for the medical profession to include massage therapy into a patient’s treatment strategy, and is typically prescribed by a doctor. This prescribed massage, known as a medical massage, is o…

Demi Powell
6 min.
Traditional Chinese Massage
Jan 14 2021
Massage Lomi Lomi: Traditional & Modern

Lomi lomi is considered to be a Hawaiian healing massage that gives nurturing and loving touch.

Some people find out about more modern types of lomi lomi by watching video clips, which do not provide the full essence and depth of lomi lomi healing. They …

Demi Powell

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