What’s the difference between Hot and Cold therapies?

Many people are confused as to which type of short term relief is beneficial to relive pain, and with good reason, as it very much depends on the type of injury.   If there has been a recent injury, then COLD is a good way to help reduce … [Read more...]

Zest Health is at the Spirit Health Club, Holiday Inn, Aylesbury

Zest Health has opened a new clinic in Weston Turville, at the Spirit Health Club, Holiday Inn, Aylesbury. I am very excited to be offering both osteopathy and massage appointments to all members and non-members on Wednesdays. I look forward to … [Read more...]

Zest Health is new to the Aylesbury Area

Zest Health is now at home in Aylesbury! My family and I moved from the big city to the beautiful village of Weston Turville in the summer of 2018, and now that we are all settled, I am setting up a new Osteopathic clinic which will provide … [Read more...]

Swedish Massage

Swedish massage is usually described as the manipulation of soft tissue for therapeutic purposes. It uses a combination of five styles of long, flowing strokes, namely: effleurage (gliding), petrissage and kneading, tapotement (rhythmic tapping) and … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Massage

Although pregnancy is a natural condition, it is not always a comfortable one. The physical and emotional changes of pregnancy can be difficult to handle. A mother's body is forced to change its structure to accommodate the growing baby. Muscle … [Read more...]

Is sports massage only for sporty people?

Sports massage is a more specific management, manipulation and rehabilitation of the soft tissue of the body, including the muscles, ligaments and tendons. The techniques used in Sports Massage are more focused thereby ensuring that effective and … [Read more...]

Deep tissue massage – is it for me?

Deep Tissue massage works mainly on the body's connective tissue, or fascia, which wraps, binds, supports and separates all the internal structures, including the skeletal muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments, and organs. The aim of treatment is to … [Read more...]