The nights are drawing in and there is a touch of Autumn in the early morning air. Parents are getting their children ready for starting back to school. At this time in past years I have been inundated with phone calls from parents trying to arrange Food Intolerance Tests for their little and not so … Read moreBoosting the Immune System of Children
It is proving to be a very busy summer and I am taking full advantage of the wonderful weather. The accompanying photo is of an event I was involved with that took place early in July. A BIG THANK YOU to the Langstone-Wring Method™ trained reflexologists; Tanya Grafton – Bridport, Penny Jelfs – Weymouth, Jane … Read moreMaking the Most of the Summer Months
Most complementary therapists including reflexologists are trained to a level 3 standard which is mapped to the National Vocational Qualification. This model of training encompasses continual assessment over a stated number of guided learning hours that includes basic anatomy and physiology, a delivery protocol, completion of a stated number of treatments, business practice guidelines, and … Read moreCPD – Raising Standards in Therapists Training
with Abbigail Langstone- Wring. BSc FETC MAR FHT MCThA. It would seem I have reached an age when nearly every friend or colleague I bump into ( not literally, I hasten to add ) is taking some form of medication following a diagnosis of high blood pressure. An example being a friend being recently diagnosed … Read moreHolistic Management of Hypertension. High Blood Pressure
with Abbigail Langstone- Wring. BSc FETC MAR FHT MCThA. Mrs R phoned me to ask for an appointment for her husband who was suffering with Lumbago, a term that I had not heard used in a long while. My father, an osteopath often used this term in the past for pain in the muscles and … Read moreLumbago.
with Abbigail Langstone- Wring. BSc FETC MAR FHT MCThA. At a recent Health & Wellbeing meeting held by Dorset County Hospital Cancer Services a lady in the audience asked if there was anything practical she could do to help herself to feel “more like her old self” following her cancer treatment. Many audience members commented … Read moreHolistic Support Following Cancer Treatment .
with Abbigail Langstone- Wring. BSc FETC MAR FHT MCThA. It is not only toddlers that find themselves unceremoniously sitting on their behinds in the most obscure of places having tripped, slipped or missed their footing for what appears to be no apparent reason. On a Saturday morning, whilst hurrying to peg out washing I … Read moreConsequences of a fall.
with Abbigail Langstone- Wring. BSc FETC MAR FHT MCThA. When I answered a telephone call from Mrs D I was surprised to hear that her daughter aged 6 had been suffering on and off with a tummy-bug for several weeks. Having been diagnosed with a virus with only a few days without loose stools o … Read moreUpset Tummy.
with Abbigail Langstone- Wring. BSc FETC MAR FHT MCThA. This time of the year the florists are full of mistletoe. This seasonal parasitic plant is found mainly on trees such as oak and apple. With its distinct waxy green leaf formations, yellowish flowers and sticky white berries it has a history founded in mystical and … Read moreThe Magic of Mistletoe. Viscum album.
with Abbigail Langstone- Wring. BSc FETC MAR FHT MCThA. The start of a new year can be the perfect opportunity to reflect and assess what changes might be necessary to help many of us face the challenges a new year might bring. Many readers will be aware that I have been a Weldmar Volunteer for … Read moreNew Year Challenges.