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acupressure Tag

So that you can get to know our two fabulous new massage therapists, Ron and Fei, they've popped together a handy blog about back pain. Back pain is experienced by so many of our clients at tonika health, so we bet you'll benefit from what they have to say! (Side note - to find out more about these fabulous new additions to our team, check out this blog). Common causes of back pain Hi there, it’s the one and only Ron. I’m one of the new massage therapists here and I want...

What's green and growing and smiling all over? Our tonika health family, which has just grown by two new members! Yes, we know, getting appointments with Daniela has become ridiculously hard. We tried our best to clone her in our secret lab but alas, we didn't quite succeed. Seriously though, we've been looking for a solution for some time now. And not just any solution...

Being a little blocked up never feels good, BUT there are ways to naturally increase your chances of having really good bowel movement and support your digestive health. Here's how!   1. Try acupressure (or acupuncture if you need a stronger effect) If you aren't pregnant, use this acupressure point between your index finger and thumb, close to where the two fingers join (called Hegu or Large Intestine 4). It'll help stimulate peristalsis to help get your bowels moving. If you are pregnant, try this acupressure point instead (called Large Intestine 10). 2. On waking, have warm water with...