Lymphedema can be a condition from birth but more typically it occurs following surgery, injury or cancer treatment. Frequently, lymph nodes, the small glands that collect bacteria in the lymph fluid, are removed from cancer patients to prevent the spread of the disease. Lymphedema is a chronic and painful disorder, occurring when the lymphatic system […]
Whilst it is difficult to foresee the future of what is still considered a fairly new health benefit, there’s a general sense that the global approach to Massage Therapy is full of possibility and potential. The last 50 years have already seen significant advances and as the world population has become increasingly unhealthy & stressful, […]
Receiving treatment for Breast Cancer doesn’t end once the initial treatments and surgeries have been carried out. Many patients receive additional medical therapies and drugs. Unfortunately, drugs such as tamoxifen and raloxifene have side effects that include hot flashes, night sweats, leg cramps and a small risk of uterine cancer, blood clots, stroke & liver […]
It’s time to proudly show off the benefits of massage therapy & bodywork and celebrate what you do! From July 13-19, 2014, along with many individual massage therapists, we’re going to be supporting ‘EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week’. This is a time when we can all give back to our communities whilst spreading the word […]
We’re delighted to announce our newly re-designed, faster & totally mobile websites. We’ve listened to our customers & built our new site specifically to address their needs. It’s now even easier to navigate & purchase from our full range of Science, Medical & Health products. Our website is designed to work quickly wherever you are […]
If you had to choose which would you prefer: Sprinting or Distance Running? Understanding how skeletal muscle works is essential for aspiring athletes and their physical therapists and sports coaches. But it’s also good for us to understand so that we can improve our own physical fitness, regardless of what level we’re at.