Are You Stressed?
3rd November 2014
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Every year, the International Stress Management Association helps raise awareness of the numerous solutions that are available to counteract the effects of stress. The 16th National Awareness Day will be held on 5th November 2014 with the theme of Stress: the balancing act.

Locally, natural help is close at hand.  ISMA member and Body Stress Release Practitioner  Charlotte Richardson-Knott with 15 years of experience and a practice in Ware, assists individuals in releasing their stress and regaining their quality of life with a technique known as Body Stress Release.

Body Stress Release is a safe, non-invasive, integrative health technique assisting the body to release stored tension which has become locked into the physical structure as a result of stress overload.  This may affect an individual’s quality of life and cause intense pain, stiffness, numbness, inflexibility, burning, fatigue and discomfort throughout the entire body.

With the person fully clothed and lying down, a series of light pressure tests are carried out to locate the exact sites of stored tension. A gentle manual stimulus is then applied to encourage the body to release this tension and assist the body in its innate ability to heal and maintain itself.

Clients have reported improved health relating to a wide range of conditions: 

Musculo-skeletal and neurological complaints - Lower and Upper Back pain, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Hip pain, Neck pain, Whiplash, Headaches, Migraines, Frozen shoulder,  Bad posture and  Repetitive Strain Injury.

Gastro-intestinal - Heartburn, Indigestion, Irritable bowel syndrome, Constipation, Diarrhoea.

Emotional problems - Stress, Insomnia, Depression, Anxiety, Panic attacks and General fatigue.

Childhood conditions - Colic in babies, Poor posture, Bed-wetting (enuresis), Growing pains in children.

Accidents and falls - Long term effects of mechanical accidents.

Sport - Enhanced sports performance.

Wellness - Body Stress Release also has a broader objective. It is concerned with assisting 'wellness' and many people benefit from having regular releases to maintain their health and wellbeing.

For further information visit: or or call 01920 460 458.

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