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Appointments Available w/c 24th September

With autumn just around the corner, now can be a good time to get your health and wellbeing in good condition ready for the winter. Here are some treatments we have available for you this coming week: Tara Silverthorn Craniosacral Therapy Appointments available on:...

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Organically nutritious: benefits of choosing organic

It's more expensive and it often looks just the same as conventional produce, so why should you invest in organic food? Our nutritional therapist Jenny Kerridge looks at the impact on nutrition   There are lots of environmental, ethical and farming reasons why some...

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We are what we eat: value of organic

As it's Organic September, our Naturopathic Nutritional Therapist Penelope Barnett sets out the benefits of organic produce to our body   What are the benefits? Organic, to me, means working with nature not against it. Organic promotes higher levels of animal welfare,...

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Appointments Available w/c 17th September

As the summer holidays have come to an end, September can be a time of busyness and change - new schools, leaving for university, new jobs. To help ground and rebalance yourself, why not book in for one of the many treatments we have available for you this week:  ...

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Late Summer – the Earth Element

By Julie Kelham, Acupuncturist At the core of Chinese Medicine is the principle that nature is governed by Yin/Yang and the five elements, Wood, Fire Earth, Metal and Water.  Each season  is associated with a different element and with the energy system of different...

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Acupuncture: getting to root of migraines

Find out from Julie Kelham how acupuncture can help treat the root cause of migraines   Effect of migraines Migraines result in moderate to severe pain and are a complex condition that can cause many symptoms. These include throbbing pain, often located on one side...

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How hypnotherapy can help with migraine

Orla Kirby explains how hypnotherapy can help your body treat migraines with its own natural resources   All kinds of pain, including migraine headaches, are a form of signalling. They are your own nervous system communicating with itself. Solution Focused...

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How massage works to treat migraines

As part of our series for Migraine Awareness Week, our massage therapist Piia Laakso shares how her specific approach can help both prevent migraine and relieve the pain of existing headaches   How does massage help? "Regular massage can prevent migraine symptoms...

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Natural way to treat migraine

As it is Migraine Awareness Week, we are focusing on how just some of the therapies on offer at the Alma Vale Centre can help with this difficult condition – each day this week one of our therapists will share what their treatment can offer   Many of us will have...

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