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Person-Centred Counselling Now Available with Yvonne

Person-Centred Counselling Now Available with Yvonne

We are thrilled to announce we now offer Person-Centred Counselling at Ashlins. Yvonne Henry (BA Hons, CPCAB L4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (ELECT Training) and MBACP) is a qualified counsellor and also registered individual member of the BACP (British...

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What is Myofascial Release, and how can it help?

What is Myofascial Release, and how can it help?

By Jazmin Yanez, Massage Therapist Do you experience persistent pain? Do you suffer from muscular stiffness? Myofascial release may help you!   What is Myofascial Release? Myofascial release is a specialised technique that is thought to release restrictions...

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What are Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)?

What are Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)?

Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) are an advanced type of stretch. They aim to restore normal range of motion to tight muscles. METs are usually painless, quick and effective. You may not feel very much during the technique but afterwards, the muscle group in question...

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What is Soft Tissue Release (STR), and How Can it Help?

What is Soft Tissue Release (STR), and How Can it Help?

Soft Tissue Release (STR) is a technique used by massage and manual therapists to restore normal flexibility to a muscle. It is particularly useful when a muscle becomes very tense and shortened. STR is often used after a muscle has been 'warmed up' with lighter...

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Win a massage when you buy Christmas Gift Vouchers

Win a massage when you buy Christmas Gift Vouchers

Our Christmas Gift Vouchers make excellent presents for your friends and family, but they could also win a present for you! Every £10 you spend on gift vouchers earns you an entry in our Christmas prize draw.  The winner will receive a £53 Ashlins Gift Voucher –...

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Christmas Opening Hours 2019

Christmas Opening Hours 2019

This year our Christmas opening hours are: Monday 23rd December - 10-9pm Christmas Eve – 10-5pm Christmas Day – Closed Boxing Day – Closed Friday 27th – 10-5pm Saturday 28th – 10-5pm Sunday 29th – 11-5pm Monday 30th – 10-9pm New Years Eve –  10-5pm New Years Day...

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Beginner’s Guide to Low Backs

Beginner’s Guide to Low Backs

by Sarah Oliver, Registered Osteopath Low back pain is very common and something we see a lot of here at Ashlins. Although back pain can be alarming and debilitating, most cases are due to muscle or joint problems and often resolve within 6 weeks. Many sufferers find...

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