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Soft tissue releaseOct 26 2017
Anthony Mckenzie
6
[no title]Sep 24 2017
Andrea Little
Complementary therapies on clients with special needsJul 4 2017
Lisa Marie Stirling
5
Massage in a nursing homeFeb 14 2017
Helen Albea
7
Reiki for someone with MRSADec 29 2016
Nicola Hastings
5
Reiki for someone with MRSADec 29 2016
Nicola Hastings
6
massage after a back operation disc fusion.Dec 18 2016
Karen Cropley
2
Advice on hot stonesDec 18 2016
Jennifer Gill
2
SarcoidosisSep 23 2016
Marina Young
2
massage for people living with cancerSep 19 2016
Barbara Raekson
3
Clarification soughtAug 22 2016
Anita Tandon
8
Event: Should Complementary Therapies be available on the NHS 27th July 2016Jun 22 2016
Hands Inc
Chaperone for MassageMay 12 2016
Samantha Weekes
11
Use of oil for infant massageApr 2 2016
Deborah Sheppard
2
Massage therapy for client with stent for kidney stones?Mar 16 2016
Joanne Thorp
3
Reflexology for conceptionFeb 11 2016
Kim Hannath
1
Indian head massage for the elderlyFeb 4 2016
Barbara Fox
2
Ankle swellingJan 26 2016
Jason Ellis
2
Does anyone have experience of clients with lupus and massageNov 6 2015
Anita Tandon
1
seated massage for adults and children who have suffered psychological trauma (including PTSD). Sep 22 2015
Rebecca Harris
3
Aromatherapy and Essential OilsAug 23 2015
Victoria Page
2
Providing treatment in the world?Jun 11 2015
Anthony Mckenzie
1
Sports Massage for Diabetic clientMay 11 2015
Deborah Robinson
2
bronchiectasis - advice requestedApr 23 2015
Anita Tandon
3
Health & Social Care Act 2012Feb 17 2015
CThA CThA
Reiki and RadiotherapyFeb 12 2015
Shelley Foster
7
Crystal healingFeb 7 2015
Christine Ryan
3
Treatments for AutismJan 16 2015
Heleen Miller
3
Reflexology for client on RivoxabanDec 2 2014
Debbie Lovett
1
Muscle atrophyNov 25 2014
Gabe Stewart
7
Muscle atrophyNov 25 2014
Gabe Stewart
2
Massage - Ederly patients and the benefits of massageNov 6 2014
Gill Kenny
3
Shin splintsOct 14 2014
Neville Dalton
3
Medical consentJul 31 2014
Anita Tandon
6
Clients wearing hearing aids during treatment?Jun 7 2014
Elizabeth Rabone
2
Massage therapist with golfers/tennis elbow how long before I can do treatments again?Mar 14 2014
Alison Block
3
Hot Stone Massage and MSMar 6 2014
Pauline Todd
2
OsteopeniaFeb 17 2014
Alison Block
Using the right medium on a client with EczemaFeb 8 2014
Inna Evans
2
Laryngomalacia and baby massageJan 16 2014
Deborah Sheppard
2
How soon to re commence full body massage after heart attack ?Jan 15 2014
Linda Morrissey
2
is massage contraindicated for client who had an hysterectomy about 3 months ago and has luekaemia?Nov 21 2013
Anita Tandon
2
Magnetic therapyNov 15 2013
Jane Hopwood
5
Aromatherapy when breastfeedingAug 20 2013
Faye Jackson
4
Reflexology and tinnitusAug 17 2013
Emma Delaney
1
hand massage and epilepsyJul 30 2013
Karen Fisher
1
microDNA TherapyJul 27 2013
Saqib Rashid
Sleep ApnoeaJul 19 2013
Kaye MacKinnon
4
Teaching MassageJul 18 2013
Hilary John
1
Do you want to take Credit card Payments ? Jun 18 2013
Dawn Spragg
6
Massage and Aromatherapy for client with LupusJun 11 2013
Darius Joseph
1
Reflexology/Massage for pregnancy first trimesterMay 12 2013
Kim Hannath
1
Aromatherapy and Post Traumatic Stress DisorderApr 12 2013
Hilary John
4
collating information from a clientApr 7 2013
Joanna Skowronska
1
Menopause Apr 5 2013
Debbie Murphy
10
PCOS, Fertility & reflexologyMar 18 2013
Michele Wiffin
1
TourettesMar 14 2013
Jackie Ronchetti
Fertility / EndometriosisJan 25 2013
Kim Hannath
4
Bergers disease - massageJan 19 2013
Helen Rae Coleman
5
"PUMP BUMP" OR AS ITS MEDICALLY REFERRED TO AS HAGLUND'S DEFORMITY.Nov 25 2012
Liam Hennessy
hypo/hyper thyroid Nov 23 2012
Alison Block
4
Inguinal HerniaNov 20 2012
Amy Law
4
Ear PiercingNov 18 2012
Helen Roberts
HypothyroidismOct 25 2012
Mary Margot
5
Trapped/Pinched nerveOct 16 2012
Rebecca Howitt
3
Reflexology after surgery to fit a stentOct 9 2012
Sandra Taylor
redness of skinOct 5 2012
Lisa Stork
3
portable trolley/traySep 28 2012
Sandra Mary Smith
1
Numbness after reflexologySep 21 2012
Sandra Taylor
2
Polycystic ovary syndrome. Sep 11 2012
Greta Lange
6
pamper/taster sessionsSep 5 2012
Sandra Mary Smith
4
Reflexology whilst freezing eggsAug 17 2012
Urvashi Patel
2
Paraffin foot wax treatment for pregnant ladyJul 30 2012
Tania Chew
advice on reflexology in first trimester pregnancyJun 3 2012
Trisha Gabriel
1
Reflexology - Post cancer treatmentMay 31 2012
Rachael Priest
2
Achilles and calf painMay 24 2012
Angela Smith
4
Bell's Palsy - does anyone have any experience with massage and aromatherapy here?May 15 2012
Amanda Clegg
2
Head InjuriesMay 8 2012
Teresa Bultitude
3
The BendsMay 4 2012
Marianne Free Allitt
4
Tension in lower back, knots on illiac crestMay 3 2012
Hayley Ollis
2
Calf injury Apr 3 2012
Victoria Thompson
4
Massage during first trimester of pregnancyMar 10 2012
Deborah Sheppard
5
knee opFeb 28 2012
Urvashi Patel
6
Pregnant ClientJan 30 2012
Joline Saunders
3
massageJan 25 2012
Sandra Mary Smith
2
Massage on client with pacemaker fittedJan 20 2012
Tanya Bramley
2
Massage after cortisone injectionJan 6 2012
Kathryn Kemp
2
Is Reflexlogy suitable for someone with one frozen lung?Jan 6 2012
Angela Cooke
2
urgentNov 2 2011
Sandra Mary Smith
5
regulation on using pre-blended oilsOct 24 2011
Francesca Franco
6
Course on how, as therapists, to take care of our posture and hands?Oct 7 2011
Michelle Trowsdale
7
Client with raised eyebrow after facial massageOct 7 2011
Michelle Trowsdale
ARM & HAND MassageOct 6 2011
Priscilla Cann
Tattoo/helpOct 1 2011
Rebecca Howitt
2
Scar Tissue Massage Techiques / TreatmentsSep 26 2011
Marcus Staff
6
Hot stone massageSep 14 2011
Rachael Priest
3
Colour Work in HospicesAug 4 2011
Sue Swiecicka
2
Reflexology QueryJul 28 2011
Gillian Hunter
4
Osteoarthritic toesJun 18 2011
Tania Chew
1
reflexology adviceJun 18 2011
Gillian Hunter
4
Massage during pregnancyJun 16 2011
Deborah Sheppard
2
Organic TreatmentsMay 31 2011
Robert Craig
Reflexology & Slipped Disc treatmentMay 16 2011
Tania Chew
1
slipped discMay 9 2011
Victoria Thompson
5
spots and pimples on clients ! May 9 2011
Victoria Thompson
5
Reflexology and Pregnancy May 6 2011
Tania Chew
2
Galbanum Essential OilApr 19 2011
Laura Anne Hutt
2
Aromatherapy and peripheral neuropathyMar 29 2011
Laura Anne Hutt
1
Crystal HealingMar 24 2011
Sandra Thompson
Lumps on the backFeb 28 2011
Sridevi Sriskantharajah
6
Does anyone have experience of treating Mogellons disease?Feb 25 2011
Rodney Stuart Robinson
2
Treatments for FibromyalgiaFeb 7 2011
Mary Angela King
3
Fibromyalgia and Myofascia Release TreatmentJan 31 2011
Mary Angela King
3
can you give reflexology to renal dialysis patients???Jan 31 2011
Urvashi Patel
Myofascia Release Treatment, please see previous question belowJan 29 2011
Mary Angela King
Fibromyalgia TreatmentJan 29 2011
Mary Angela King
7
client with fibromyalgiaJan 18 2011
Victoria Thompson
5
client with fibromyalgiaJan 18 2011
Victoria Thompson
clients with diabetes and arthritisJan 11 2011
Chika Ikwuwunna
3
client with plantar fascititisDec 6 2010
Victoria Thompson
5
Acupressure MatsNov 29 2010
Alison Watson
2
Holistic back massage for client with scoliosisNov 10 2010
Angela Cooke
3
legal formalities with starting your own business on part timeOct 21 2010
Chika Ikwuwunna
3
Post endurance event massage for amputeesOct 2 2010
Tamsin Fudge
1
Client with Achalasia - how can I best help?Sep 22 2010
Jane Narewska
1
Massage treatment for sciaticaSep 21 2010
Jane Hopwood
4
Making your own Aromatherapy productsSep 14 2010
Gillian Kenyon
12
Hot News - Raynaud's & SclerodermaSep 7 2010
Gillian Kenyon
1
Treatments DatabaseSep 7 2010
Gillian Kenyon
Mini 1/4 hr treatmentsAug 27 2010
Michelle Hall
5
Massage for wheelchair usersAug 1 2010
Christine Beadle
11
Clients with sarcoidosisJul 28 2010
Megan Forrest
Indian Head massage contra-actions.Jul 6 2010
Mai Brain
4
Massage following LiposuctionJun 8 2010
Lesley Matthews
3
Massage and nudityMay 10 2010
Angela Wood
14
EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) and ReikiApr 29 2010
Karen Lewis
24
Legal / moral question on distance treatmentMar 24 2010
Julie Egginton
3
Making it on your ownFeb 1 2010
Debora McGill
1
Petrolleum free Cream/Balm for Reflexology TreatmentsJan 13 2010
Liz Webster
7
The Therapist's Chill Out Zone! Join in the fun!Dec 20 2009
Janet Kirlew
Essential Oil suppliers that don't charge p&p?Dec 9 2009
Philip Marshall
1
arterial fibrillation/warfarinNov 13 2009
Caroline Aldred
3
contra actionsSep 14 2009
Michelle Davies
Does anyone have any advice or has had any experience of offering massage to people who have HIVJul 30 2009
Laurel Bruce
sports massage and painMay 22 2009
Katherine Hill
6
sports massage and painMay 22 2009
Katherine Hill
Patient Charter TemplateMay 20 2009
Alison MacColl
1
Indian Head Massage - Later stages of PregnancyMay 15 2009
Helen Sullivan
Multiple SclerosisMay 4 2009
Kathy Scott
1
Reflexology & IVF TreatmentApr 10 2009
Samantha Craven
2
ReflexologyMar 11 2009
Ivanna Davies
3
Inflammed musclesFeb 17 2009
Debra Morrice
2
BREAST CYSTS - AROMATHERAPYJan 18 2009
Marianne Free Allitt
1
Miscarriage-causing pressure point in neck/shoulders??!!Oct 13 2008
Roushan Martens
4
Compression syndrome of the quadricepsSep 8 2008
Kathy Sellwood
1
GIANT CELL ARTERITISAug 16 2008
Tina Maria Pritchard
4
Massage - is there a maximum no. of hours you can do per day?Jul 28 2008
Kathy Sellwood
4
maternity reflexologyJul 17 2008
Caroline Sinclair
1
Massage and Under 16'sJul 16 2008
Eleanor Fisher
1
REFLEXOLOGYJul 3 2008
Ivanna Davies
3
REFLEXOLOGY FOR MS CLIENTJul 3 2008
Ivanna Davies
4
On-site massage for new mumsMay 16 2008
Declan Alasdair Hill
1
working with people with severe learning disabilitiesMay 13 2008
Shelley Foster
7
Advice requestedApr 22 2008
Gemma Brown
1
Oral Lichen planusMar 18 2008
Deidre Szymura
Oral Lichen planusMar 16 2008
Deidre Szymura
Volunteer therapists needed for charity in central londonFeb 12 2008
Maria Kirwan
1
liver disease and massageJan 26 2008
Jacqueline Anne-Louise Chambers
1
How to work with someone who has Costochondritis?Jan 3 2008
Terrianne Louise Goodey
1
Reaction to OilsOct 17 2007
Jackie Hilton
8
Heart bypassSep 25 2007
Trisha Gabriel
1
First Aid for TherapistsSep 15 2007
Gillian Kenyon
2
MRSA & massage/ aromatherapyAug 8 2007
Sally-Jayne Claus
5
LymphedemaJun 20 2007
Shiobhan Rosier
2
Is reflexology helpful for kidney failure?May 30 2007
Anita Ryciak
2
dyslexia/dyspraxiaMay 30 2007
Charmaine McKissock
1
REFLEXOLOGY FOR BRAIN-DAMAGED/SPECIAL NEEDS YOUNG PEOPLEMar 20 2007
John Parham
8
Short reflexology TreatmentsMar 18 2007
Joanne van Huet
2
Maternity ReflexologyFeb 4 2007
Brenda Hynes
2
StrokesJan 31 2007
Poppy Crichton
2
Reflexology FertilityJan 24 2007
Ruth Maguire
1
Q: Essential oils for Aspergers Syndrome, particularly to treat "ticks"Jan 20 2007
Sheila Briscoe
Massage/aromatherapy and motor neurone diseaseJan 20 2007
Sue Moore
4
Hopi Ear Candles & TinitusNov 23 2006
Eleanor Fisher
5
Referring someone to another for treatment.Nov 8 2006
Joyce Laurie
3
Rash appeared after applying friction strokesNov 6 2006
Fyona Gaffney
Thai Yoga Massge : post removal of varicose veinsOct 17 2006
Louise Craig
Post operative embolism and massage/reflexologyAug 31 2006
Lynette Trailor
3
plantar fasciitisAug 15 2006
John Parham
12
Computerised food intolerance testingJul 9 2006
Amanda Kerr
Aromatherapy/Massage during IVF treatmentJun 26 2006
Elizabeth Gott
Reflexology and Alzheimer'sJun 20 2006
Claire Britton
2
Cesarean sectionJun 14 2006
Tina Maria Pritchard
2
Clients with alkalysing spondylosisJun 14 2006
Tina Maria Pritchard
2
No Hands Massage/ Gerry PyvesMay 13 2006
Lydia Nightingale
7
essential oils for respiratory tract infection caused by pseudomonas auriginosaMar 30 2006
Brigid Barrett
reflexology for HIV+Mar 29 2006
Lucia Cesarini
Hot or cold treatment on muscles?Mar 7 2006
Karen Wright
5
Question About Massage ContraindicationsFeb 6 2006
Kate Onyett
4
Massage For celuliteJan 27 2006
Richard Tyler
2
Aromatherapy - safety of oils post heart surgeryJan 22 2006
Catherine Gibbons
2
horse riders or owners?Nov 30 2005
Rosemary Johnson
4
Reflexology & ReikiNov 20 2005
John Parham
4
Massage after exerciseNov 11 2005
Alison Wood
3
Reflexology queriesNov 10 2005
Nancy Tobitt-Yates
3
Reflexology treatment on ME suffererNov 8 2005
Alison Wood
2
Stroke and AlzheimersSep 17 2005
Julia Lloyd
2
Q: Does anyone have experience massaging MS suffers?Aug 29 2005
Poppy Crichton
8
Q: has anyone massaged clients suffering from Fibromyalgia?Aug 29 2005
Poppy Crichton
4
Pregnant AromatherapistJul 10 2005
Frances Scott
2
Reflexology for hiv conditions; for special educational needsJun 1 2005
John Parham
1
Epilepsy & ReflexologyMay 28 2005
Janet Beetham
1
Massage in pregnancyMay 11 2005
Jeanette Messenger
2
Case StudyMar 23 2005
Ann Mackintosh
1
Work on cruise shipsMar 17 2005
Lucia Cesarini
4
Reflexology during first three months of pregnancyMar 9 2005
John Dent
5

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