Colon Cancer Awareness

90% of Bowel cancer cases can be treated successfully if diagnosed early Bowel cancer affects men and women almost equally and is the third most common type of cancer in 2009 41,142 cases registered with 18,431 female and 22,711 male. Depending on where the cancer starts, bowel cancer is sometimes called colon or rectal cancer. … Read more

Clinical Reflexology for Radiotherapy Patients at Dorset County Hospital

A Clinical Reflexology  (CR) Service was introduced to Dorset County Hospital Foundation Trust DCHFT cancer patients in 2014 the aim being to enhance the cancer patient experience. Funded by Fortuneswell Cancer Trust the service is managed and delivered by self-employed Complementary Practitioner and Clinical Reflexologist Abbigail Langstone-Wring BSc FETC DHom  MFHT MAR MCThA. The service … Read more

Treating Neck Problems with Clinical Reflexology

A stiff or painful neck is a common physical condition I regularly treat with Clinical Reflexology. Acute or chronic neck issues may originate from genetic or birth defects, accident or trauma, poor posture, age related degeneration and diseases such as arthritis. Whilst symptoms arising from problems in the neck such as headaches, shoulder mobility, tingling fingers etc… … Read more

Dilemmas and Difficult Decisions

We are all faced with making decisions daily. Some are easier to make than others. Such as what to cook for dinner this evening  ? the solution is often guided by what is readily accessible in the fridge or freezer. If nothing suitable is found a trip to the local store will provide choices and … Read more

Holistic Approaches for IBS Management. Part 1 – Diet & Nutrition

Patients diagnosed with the medical condition IBS often complain of experiencing a wide range of distressing symptoms. Reporting the acute or first stage of symptom development as being intestinal pain, bloating and gas with constipation or loose stools. Stomach symptoms at the second stage may involve indigestion, heartburn and acid reflux. Whilst the third or … Read more

Spring Cleaning My Professional Practice.

From the title of this month’s article you might be forgiven for thinking I am getting out dusters and polish, mops and buckets to clean my therapy room. I have de-cluttered and cleaned my therapy room to the extent I would quite happily invite the bug police ( should they exist ) to enter and … Read more

Childrens Mental Health

Due to increased risk associated with the highly transmissible new strain of covid 19 and the significant rise in local covid-19 cases my private practice remains closed. Please visit my website for up-date announcements. In the meantime I will be operating an appointment waiting list with existing patients being given priority.Thank you for your understanding … Read more

Welcome 2021 and shrug off the winter blues!

Due to increased risk associated with the highly transmissible new strain of covid 19 and the significant rise in local covid-19 cases I decided to suspend my practice from Jan 1st 2021. This decision has been taken to minimize risk to my patients and myself. I hope this situation will only impact on Jan appointments. … Read more