Shin Splints Pain

What Are Shin Splints? Shin splint pain is a diagnosis for ‘overuse’ injuries to the front of lower leg, as a result of poor conditioning. The technical term for shin splints is, medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS). Pain presents itself after a series of intense workouts, characterized by a dull ache on the inside, lower Continue reading »

Weight Loss

How Massage Aids weight Loss It takes more than a mere reduction in calories for a successful weight loss plan. It requires a tenacious game plan, comprising of range of strategies, to achieve success. A combination of a healthy diet, exercise, and massage with essential oils is offers a comprehensive solution. It’s common knowledge that Continue reading »

Complementary Therapy Mentoring

Complementary Therapy Mentoring  Critically analyse the value of mentoring as an approach to professional development. Defining the process of complementary therapy mentoring  is challenging giving that terms like preceptor, coach, and teacher are increasingly being used to describe mentorship relationships (Sashkin and Sashkin, 2003). Some health writers write that mentorship is a career development relationship Continue reading »

Metabolic Waste

Essential Oil Blends Metabolic waste are substances produced during the excretory process. The chemical components of some Essential oils, have the ability to mitigate the formation of metabolic waste that trigger the nerve endings, which initiate a pain response. This is important because, metabolic waste interacts with free nerve endings surrounding the micro-damaged muscle fibers, Continue reading »

Exercise Fatigue

Using Essential Oils In Massage Whether engaging in activity for improving fitness levels, competing in a sports event or training for a marathon, pressures can mount that are beyond just physical soreness and pain, (Hemmings, 2001). Not achieving goals or suffering from muscle discomfort can be psychologically challenging. A recovery method that improves both the Continue reading »

Pain Management

  “ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES AND APPROACHES TO PAIN MANAGEMENT”  Introduction Pain is defined as “an unpleasant emotional situation originating from a certain area, dependent or non-dependent on tissue damage, which is related to the past experience of the person in question” (Merskey, 1986). Acute pain is generally in response to specific injury, experienced for up to Continue reading »