Learning effective trigger point work can be a seemingly magical component to add to your toolbox of manual therapy skills. Ask any therapist who has been doing precise trigger point work for a length of time and you are likely to hear a plethora of stories of wonderful results that range from the clinically satisfying […]
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Welcome to the Jing Massage Blog and Vlog!
Loads of really exciting Jing TV episodes on the Jing Massage Vlog and articles and posts written by our very own Rachel Fairweather and Meghan Mari on the massage blog! We cover everything from Myofascial release to Price increase – so for great top tips and essential advice for all therapists, stay tuned!
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Jing are going to COPA (8th-9th May @ Excel in London), and we are running a series of 10 free CPD hand-on workshops! This dynamic webinar is a preview one of the 10 free CPD workshops we are offering at the show: Myofascial release for low back pain related to herniated discs and sciatic nerve […]
Courses related to this webinar: Fascia Manipulation for Nerves: 7th-8th May 2019 to book please click here! Fascial Therapy Approach to the Spine, Scapula & Thorax: 6.30-9.30pm 7th May 2019 to book please click here! Would you like to be able to harness your fascial skill set to resolve neural tension? Often by the time […]
In this dynamic webinar, the Jing director duo – Rachel Fairweather and Meghan Mari partnered with the amazing Dermalogica, to give you amazing top tips for Pre & Postnatal Pregnancy Massage! Feeling confident treating pregnant women is a rewarding way to expand your practice and provide significant pain relief at this important time. This course […]
“It is as if all of my joints were locked and I am caught inside, as though imprisoned in a kind of body or an envelope that has padlocks inside, like doors that I cannot open.” Fibromyalgia patient interview (Valenzuela-Moguillansky, 2012) Frustrating or fascinating – the complex world of Fibromyalgia Syndrome Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) can […]
How many times a day do you touch your phone? Go on-be honest. What do you think? 100? 500? Surely not more than that! After all you are a mindful massage therapist, right? Would it shock you to know that the AVERAGE user in the UK touches their smartphone over 2,500 times per day!And that’s […]
Jing Goes Green To our dear Jing family, We want to share something with you that’s been in our hearts for awhile now… • Did you know that with Christmas around the corner, as much as 83 square kilometres of wrapping paper will end up in our bins rather than being recycled? • Did you […]
Jenny is 53 years old. She came to me with chronic low back issues, lack of mobility and constant pain. She also felt depressed and had severe gastrointestinal problems. Jenny had a large scar on her abdomen following removal of part of her bowel. Raj is 47. He had been diagnosed with a frozen shoulder […]
“When we take ourselves out of the present moment we are entirely unable to function creatively. Entirely unable. If you want to be creative you have to deal with what is happening. Only by dealing with what is happening can you really change things for the better” Michael Chaskalson – from a talk given on […]
Over the 25 years that I have been privileged to be a massage therapist I have learned zillions of techniques. I have graduated from the good old world of effleurage and hacking to the fancy- schmancy world of visceral manipulation and fascial nerve release. Yet there are some moves that will always stay dear to […]
The complex puzzle of chronic pain Being a massage therapist is not always an easy business. Massage therapists, more than any other manual therapy profession, are constantly faced with the issue of chronic pain- that is, pain that persists long beyond the usual healing time for an injury. We are often the last point of […]
Many clinically oriented massage therapists believe that emotional pain is literally “none of their business”. Isn’t our job to work with physical pain, not to be delving around in the messy arena of peoples’ feelings? Yet massage has a long tradition of working not just with the body but the mind and emotions. The two […]