Many athletes use massage therapy. Many give rave reviews as to why they seek massage as part of their regimes in preparing for sporting events. But does massage actually help athletes and, in particular, can massage benefit marathon runners? Yes, in short! Here’s how: If you’re a marathon runner, you will recognise the ways that
Living with a chronic problem can be frustrating, and IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) can be particularly uncomfortable and embarrassing, interfering with a person’s daily life. IBS is a common digestive problem, where many of the symptoms include abdominal cramping, bloating, diarrhoea and/or constipation, and flatulence. However many experts and health professionals can agree that massage
Pelvic Girdle Pain (or PGP) is a challenging discomfort that affects pregnant women. If this is you, you may be familiar with the pain, instability and limitation it can cause. For some women, the pain can even be quite debiliting. According to NHS figures, 1 in 5 pregnant women will experience PGP, and it is
Massage therapy can be a significant way to manage back pain. Some people face back pain that comes and goes; some might over-work or strain their backs; and some might chronically experience this type of discomfort. If one of these resounds with you, then we can inform and help you. Dorsopathy is the scientific name
If you’ve ever experienced a migraine, you will probably be able to recall its intensity. This severe type of headache is often accompanied by painful throbbing, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound. Sufferers usually rely on medications until the migraine passes. However, this is a short-term solution to a chronic problem. So, if you
Did you know.. >Stress affects one in five of the working population from the newest recruit in the post room to the board of directors. >It is now the single biggest cause of sickness in the UK. >Over 105 million days are lost to stress each year – costing UK employers £1.24 billion. (source Health
Jackie Heffer-Cooke explains how she changed her life from TV Executive to Yoga Teacher. It was all to do with following her ‘why’… New year is always a great time for reflections and motivations. A time when we can look over our accomplishments, be kind about our mistakes, and set to making new plans for
Massage Helps Tinnitus! According to ‘Action on Hearing Loss’ one in 10 people across the UK is affected by Tinnitus every day, ranging from a “light buzzing”, “like being underwater” to a “constant roar” in the ears and head. The Orange Grove Director, Jackie Heffer-Cooke talks about her personal relationship with the debilitating disorder and
After a busy few weeks we are super pleased to announce that our Massage Angels are now nicely settled and ready to massage our clients in our new location at Float in Norwich. It’s required a lot of planning, organising and good ole massage muscle power, but the good news is that we’re ready to
This month we are embracing change and are very excited to announce we have spread our wings to new premises in Float on Ber Street. For our Clients, past and new, After 7 years of The OGC being in this lovely building in MadderMarket, it is time for us to fly our wings and diversify.
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