Seasons

July 10, 2020

Written by Camille Scott – Remedial Massage Therapist Have you ever laid down on a massage table at the start of your appointment, felt your body relax down and realised how much tension you were holding? Perhaps you made the appointment because you started out with a small twinge in your back but figured it […]

June 29, 2020

Written by Hannah Sutton  (Chinese Medicine/Acupuncture) According to the philosophy of Chinese Medicine, Winter represents the utmost of Yin.  The nature of Winter is a slow, dark, cool, inward moving season – all things Yin. Winter is associated with the water element and the energy of the Kidney, Bladder and Adrenals. It is a time […]

February 22, 2020

Written by Nicolette (Chinese Medicine)   Herbs! Delicious, nutritious and medicinal.  These versatile, nutrient dense flavour explosions from the earth can greatly enhance our daily lives by providing us comfort and sustenance; spicing up a boring stir-fry, making health food actually appealing to eat as well as helping us recover from the many ailments we […]

October 30, 2019

  Written by Hannah Sutton Do you suffer from Seasonal Rhinitis or Hay fever every year?  Are you looking for a natural treatment, not only to treat your symptoms but also prevent it from reoccurring?   Chinese Medicine and acupuncture can provide you with an effective way of managing your symptoms. What is Hay fever? […]

October 2, 2019

Written by Jen Frankcombe-Campbell Who else is glad Winter is over??!!! I cannot express how excited I am for warmer days and beautiful sunshine. A big factor for feeling the Winter blues is Vitamin D deficiency.. Vitamin D is essential for calcium absorption as it regulates calcium levels in the blood and Vit D also […]

July 24, 2019

Written by Hannah Sutton In the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine we take a holistic approach to well-being, placing a strong emphasis on disease prevention and health maintenance.  The ultimate goal of a practitioner is to help preserve the health of their patients through the various transitions in life and significant health events whether it […]

July 5, 2019

By Jessica Jackman Winter brings with it the cold, wet and windy days, but does it make osteoarthritis (OA) worse? Studies are inconclusive on this one – some saying that the weather has no bearing at all on OA pain or stiffness. Anecdotally from patients, I hear complaints about the colder weather increasing pain levels […]

June 29, 2019

By Camille Scott With winter well and truly here the temptation to hibernate could not be stronger! The shorter days, and cold, rainy weather make it easy to forgo most activity in favour of snuggling up on the couch. Regular massage during winter may not be something you’ve thought of to include in your self-care […]

June 13, 2019

By Hannah Sutton Are you starting to feel a bit run down and on the verge of coming down with a cold/flu?  Get ahead of it this Winter with the following helpful tips Winter has well and truly arrived and with it the sound of coughs & sniffles!   With the fast-paced demands of our modern […]

April 29, 2019

Written by Nicolette Truscott Lung & the Breath One of the most fundamental principles of Chinese medicine is living in harmony with the cycles in nature.  Autumn is the beginning of the yin seasons, when the air starts to cool and dry, the trees lose their leaves and the days get shorter leading to longer […]

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