Holistic Articles - Pain & Problems

Arthritis Holistically

I practice as a Mind, Spirit & Body Worker 3-5 days a week and currently I'm doing a couple of days a week medical secretarial work in rheumatology in the local hospital. I found myself typing all day about aches and pains and stiffness which I can relate to..... → more

Wood Betony | A Native and Helpful Herb for the Head and Nervous System

Wood Betony, Stachys betonica or Betonica officinalis is one of those native herbs that I couldn't do without in my dispensary. it is an old medicinal herb, essentially a native wild plant that is commonly found on grassy banks and in dappled woodland margins in... → more

Crystals healing for Osteoporosis by Bunmi Aboaba

Osteoporosis is a debilitating condition often known as the ‘silent disease’ because it is only diagnosed when someone breaks a bone. In the UK there are approximately three million people suffering from Osteoporosis; the ‘silent disease’ causes more than 230,000 fractures happening every year. Despite being more... → more

On Site Massage

Corporate Bliss No one can deny that we are affected by a fast moving fast thinking lifestyle and stress management continues to worry organisations as they are keen to maintain productivity and creativity within their company. Tense, aching muscles are an all too common side-effect of the daily grind.... → more

Exercise Following Mastectomy

"Following a mastectomy for breast cancer I was given a series of post operative exercises to ensure I regained my arm and shoulder movement. The exerises were helpful but two of them I found particularly difficult to do. I was really struggling and becoming quite dispondent. I returned to... → more

About Homeopathy

Homeopathy is a system of medicine that was developed 200 years ago by Samuel Hahnemann, a German doctor. The basic principle of homeopathy is that a substance that produces a set of symptoms in a healthy person can be used to cure a sick person who is showing a similar set... → more

Shoulder Pain/Tightness

Tightness in the shoulders is a common problem which can be helped enormously by massage. Recently I have treated a variety of clients providing excellent examples of the benefit of massage for shoulder problems. I have recently started to use Indian Head Massage techniques alongside Sport Massage to get an... → more

Pain and Multiple Sclerosis

Pain and inflammation are the body’s way of saying ‘help’. While it is important to understand and deal with the underlying causes, pain-killers and anti-inflammatory substances can help to calm down excessive and harmful inflammation, taking the body out of ‘emergency’ mode. Drugs can... → more

How to help your female staff and make your business flourish

Why is the menstrual cycle still a taboo in the XXI century? Why is the work environment so little conducive to help female staff to feel better in those difficult days? As women we generally know very little about our body and its most inner needs and secrets. We simply... → more

Using Aromatherapy for the Effective Treatment of Premenstrual Syndrome

Background: Most women have experienced PMS at some point or other in their lives and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists estimate that up to 10% of women suffer from symptoms to such an extent that they report disruption to their everyday lives; it’s known as PMDD –... → more

Emotional Trauma and Multiple Sclerosis - Are They Linked to MS?

Stress and emotional trauma I have always found that stress and trauma to major contributors in the cause of MS.  Case histories have shown that stress can come in many forms such as:  • Breakdown of a relationship • living in a stressful environment with a  partner... → more

Bowen Technique

The Bowen Technique was developed by Tom Bowen (1916-1982) in Australia in 1950s and 60s. Tom Bowen didn’t have any medical background, but was fascinated with people’s posture and how it affects their posture. He created this technique by pure observation and hard work (records from 1975... → more