Mar 2017
Swedish Massage - therapy for stress relief or neck & shoulder pain?

What is Swedish Massage?

Swedish massage is the name of the type of massage that was developed in Sweden in the mid 19th century by Per Henrik Ling. It has become the most commonly offered and best-known type of massage available in the UK. The idea behind Swedish Massage is to create greater blood flow to the muscles and soft tissues by using a combination of long strokes, kneading motions, friction, stretching and tapping. It is usually offered as a full body treatment.

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Feb 2017
Pregnancy Massage

Pregnancy places a large amount of physical and emotional strain on the body. Massage therapy during pregnancy is proven to be highly effective in helping you relax and deal with bodily changes resulting from pregnancy. Regular massage is also shown to be valuable for treating depression and anxiety, lowering cortisol levels and reducing excessive foetal activity.

 Easing pain and tension during pregnancy

Massage therapy is a powerful means of relieving pain and tension caused by pregnancy. Benefits include:

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Feb 2017
Deep Tissue Massage for pain and stress relief

Don’t suffer in silence! Free yourself from tension, pain or restricted movement and begin enjoying your life again. A deep tissue massage from Fulham Massage & Wellness is a safe and highly effective treatment for a wide range of conditions. Research proves that massage reduces muscle tension, increases circulation and calms the nervous system. As well as helping to ease and eliminate pain, it can aid healing and help prevent a return of the problem, leaving you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.

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Jan 2017
The benefits of sports massage

Sports massage uses certain soft tissue techniques to mobilise and manipulate muscles. Its main purpose is to enhance repair, relieve pain, prevent an injury or maintain health. It is ideal for acute injuries like ligament sprain or muscle tear but also for chronic, long-lasting neck or back problems.

Massage for active and less active

A lot of people assume that sports massage is only beneficial for athletes and physically active people. Those with more sedentary life-style can also benefit from having a regular sports massage. It releases tension that cumulates in the muscles and helps to improve body’s flexibility.

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Jan 2017
How to prevent sporting injuries?

If gym workouts, jogging or other physical exercises are on your New Year's resolution list, don't forget to look after these poor muscles which will go through a bit of shock when it all starts! 

Sports injuries are very common in the first few months of taking up sports, so here is how you can prevent them:

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Jan 2017
Top 5 Tips To Get A Grip On Neck Pain

Do you ever suffer from neck ache or from pain in your neck? If so we have 5 top tips to help you avoid, manage or relieve neck pain and some words of wisdom to help you to understand the cause better. The introduction and constant use of tablets and smart phones has increased the risk of experiencing neck pain or developing chronic muscle tension and pain. Throw in 8 hours of desk sitting, poor ergonomic designer sofas and shoulder bag carrying and it is a surprise that we’re ever pain free!

Here are 5 of the post practical and easy steps to help self-manage neck pain!

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Dec 2016
Christmas Opening Hours

We would love to wish all our clients a very Merry Christmas. We trust you will all spend this festive time among people you love!

 Best wishes from our Fulham Massage & Wellness team for the New 2017 Year. We hope all your dreams will come true and you are blessed with health, wealth, love and success!

Christmas Opening Hours at Fulham Massage & Wellness:

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Dec 2016
Back pain and massage

If you’re suffering from back pain, you aren’t alone. The fact is back pain is the most common complaint seen by doctors. It comes in many forms and degrees of severity.  Perhaps you experience back pain or stiffness when you sit down for too long, or following strenuous activity such as sports or gardening.  Or you may have strained your back doing some heavy lifting.   

Whatever the cause of your pain, the good news is that massage can help. And we are the experts of sports and deep tissue massage in Fulham and surrounding areas!

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