19
Feb 2019
Why does my massage therapist use their elbows?

With so many massage modalities available and individual massage therapists practicing their own version or unique treatment style, it can be difficult to understand what massage style you’re receiving. If your massage therapist is using their forearm or elbows to apply pressure it is most likely that you’re having a deep tissue massage treatment. This article explains why massage bodyworkers use deeper elbow pressure, what you should avoid or look out for and how to know you’re in good hands.

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11
Feb 2019
Therapist Spotlight - Sigita

  1. Where did you grow up?

In a small village called Pakuonis (population of around 600) in Lithuania with my parents, grandparents and 2 brothers.

  1. What advice would you give someone visiting Lithuania for the first time?


Be careful!!! No no.… I am joking. It is very beautiful country with lots of amazing people.  I would definitely advise them to see the capital, Vilnius, but also

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18
Jan 2019
Why Am I So Sore After My Massage?

Many people turn to massage when feeling muscle pain, tension and soreness to seek relief, correct the issue or for pain management. However, you may be wondering why it sometimes hurts after massage - when you thought this was supposed to make you feel better? Fear not, in this article we’re going to explain when it’s okay to feel sore after your massage and when it’s not okay. It’s also helpful to know what to do to make the soreness better and whether you should tell your massage therapist about it.

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10
Dec 2018
The Massage Centre is 10 years old!

It’s hard to believe, but this week, The Massage Centre is 10 years old! We first began trading from inside PR Hair on Turnham Green Terrace all the way back in December 2008. Back then it was just one therapist, Fran Kehoe, operating from a basement room below the hair salon. We gradually grew to a team of 7 sports and remedial therapists before upping sticks to move all of 6 doors away to our newly renovated and current clinic building in 2012.

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10
Dec 2018
Client Spotlight - Raakhee Tailor

We feel privileged to have an array of talented, wonderful and interesting clients who visit The Massage Centre. This month we meet Raakhee Tailor who has created a luxury brand called Wild Saint. If you’re searching for a bespoke Christmas gift for a loved one this year check out her website www.wildsaint.co.uk All items are gift wrapped, and there is an option for a hand note to be written for personal messages.

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05
Nov 2018
Therapist Spotlight - Laura

Each month we interview a team member to grasp a snapshot of who they are outside of the clinic. This month Laura is under the spotlight. Laura is a sports and remedial massage therapist from New Zealand who previously had a spell with TMC in 2017 before moving to Canada – we’re glad that she decided to come back to us.

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02
Nov 2018
5 Benefits of Massage on your Skin

Your skin is the largest organ of your body and the skincare market is now worth billions worldwide. It’s the one part of us that is always on show and taking care of our skin has become expensive and popular. In this post we’ll explain how using massage therapy to complement your skin care routine can improve your skin’s wellbeing.

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10
Oct 2018
Happy Pregnancy Programme

Chiswick Physio are providing a series of 3 FREE practical workshops to help expectant mums manage their health and fitness during pregnancy.

The series includes:Womans Health Talks

  • 10 golden rules of exercise during pregnancy
  • A pelvic floor muscle workshop
  • Pain management during pregnancy

Location: The Massage Centre, Turnham Green Terrace, London W4 1QN

Dates:   October 11th

              November 8th

              December 6th 2018

Time: 7-8pm

Instructor: Jade of Chiswick Physio

If you would like to find out more and reserve your place, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.