Article Category - "Healthy Lifestyle Choices"

Caught a winter cold? 6 tips to help beat it

Caught a winter cold? 6 tips to help beat it

Our resident Acupuncturists David Corbally & Sam Taylor have 6 great tips to help beat those winter coughs and colds.

‘Many of our clients are turning up with colds and flu in the last week. Some of them have an existing medical condition and because of this, it’s even more important to shift these irritating infections quicker. And let’s be honest, none of us enjoy being under the weather.’

Here are 6 practical tips that you can put into practice if you already have the dreaded winter cold!… Read more

Posted on October 14, 2017

Engage – Women’s Group

Engage – Women’s Group

 

Do you try to be the best mother, partner, wife, sister, daughter or friend?

Do you give yourself a hard time if you struggle to be the best in all these roles? We are living in an age where women are expected to excel in their careers and manage the best work/life balance whilst bringing up a family and maintaining some sort of social life.

Struggle

It is a struggle for most of us and we can put a lot of pressure on ourselves to be the best at everything.… Read more

Posted on October 3, 2017

Rolfing: Easing Scar Tissue Discomfort Through Massage

Rolfing: Easing Scar Tissue Discomfort Through Massage

A few words from our resident Rolfing therapist, Caitriona Foley

In my time as a Rolfer, I have seen many clients who have had their appendix removed.  This often occurs in childhood or during their teenage years. This obviously is a very necessary operation and is often life-saving.

But sometimes there can be unexpected side effects. It is necessary to cut through the abdominal walls to reach the appendix and after the fact, patients have to grow around the scar tissue.

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Posted on September 28, 2017

Quit Your Smoking Addiction with Acupuncture

Quit Your Smoking Addiction with Acupuncture

“I only smoke a couple a day (cough). How much is a couple? 15, Okay maybe 20 (cough). I really don’t enjoy them anymore. So why do you continue to smoke?”

Sound Familiar? Quitting smoking is one of the hardest but also most rewarding things you’ll ever do. Your physical and mental health will instantly improve.

Here are some numbers to digest

1 in every 2 smokers will die of a tobacco related disease

Most smokers (83%) regret that they ever started smoking and would not smoke if they had the choice again.… Read more

Posted on July 13, 2017

How can reflexology help?

How can reflexology help?

Reflexology is based on the principle that areas in the feet, hands and other parts of the body relate to the internal organs and other structures of the body. The points to which pressure is applied are located by reference to both Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and reflex zone therapy.

“most neglected areas of our body”

Our feet are possibly one of the more important and most neglected areas of our body. … Read more

Posted on July 10, 2017

What type of posture do you have?

What type of posture do you have?

Are you a swayback? A sloucher? Military type? Does your bum stick out a bit too much? Are your hamstrings too tight? Pilates is one of the most effective ways of correcting posture. We always recommend you start a beginners course – see our schedule here

Negative effects of poor posture

The truth is – the way you sit or stand can have a negative effect on your body over time causing niggling aches or worse.… Read more

Posted on June 20, 2017