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Ice, Heat… or M.E.A.T?

16th July 2019

I’m often asked to clarify whether ice or heat is appropriate (or correct) for treating injuries. For a long time P.R.I.C.E. has been the recommendation, and it makes a lot of sense: P – Protection: Logical. Remove your injured area or yourself from the location or mechanism of injury. If your hand has already sharply […]

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Constipation – The Easy Solution

10th July 2019

Pain. Strain. Blood. Bad Smell. In any other part of the body, avoiding these goes without saying, and if they do occur we generally take steps to address them. But in the bathroom, these are so commonplace that they seem almost ‘the norm’, or ‘normal for me’. In my previous blog I described these common […]

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Constipation – The Loo Taboo

10th July 2019

Why is it so hard to talk about our toilet habits? It seems to be generally accepted that it’s not polite, a hangover from the Victorian age. For centuries the output of the body has been seen as dirty, shameful, and even associated with the devil (for more on that, listen to my podcast here!). […]

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Hormone Testing For Women’s Health Problems: With Maria Claps

2nd March 2018

Do you have a vague collection of symptoms, that you can’t seem to shift, like overall fatigue, brain fog, weird periods, feeling emotional or angry but not sure why? This podcast’s guest, Maria Claps of Nourish and Flourish Health felt the same, and at 42, she started noticing signs of the peri-menopause and was unsure […]

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Breasts and Breast Health with KH Physiotherapy

10th February 2018

Why don’t we talk more about breasts? There’s a lot more to them than we think. Quite complex structures, they have amazing capacity to change, grow, feed our babies and are an important sign of our overall health too. Kathryn sits down with Kerstine Herbert from KH Physiotherapy to discuss all things boob-related. In this […]

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Understanding Your Hormones, with Pamela Windle

26th December 2017

Have you ever wished you could understand what on earth is going on with your hormones? Trying to work out why your sex drive is low, why you’re lacking in energy and why you just don’t feel like yourself? Kathryn picks Pamela’s professional brain about all things hormonal, from puberty to menopause, covering why Oestrogen […]

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Self Care: Are You Listening to Your Body? With Dr Stan Cross

14th December 2017

Pamela and Dr Stan Cross discuss how our bodies are always sending us messages through our symptoms, but most of us don’t listen, or don’t know how to listen properly, and suffer as a result. They talk about attitudes and solutions to women’s health issues, from continence and thyroid problems, to new types of stress […]

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Naturopathic Colon Hydrotherapy, With Jane Bush

26th October 2017

Welcome to the 3D Woman Podcast! Today’s episode is with Jane Bush from Gedling Colonics, who is a Naturopathic Colon Hydrotherapist. We talk poo, jetwashing, Satan and faecal implants – and of course a tour guide around what Colonics are and how they can help you. Get in touch with Jane at Gedling Colonics or […]

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Support The Multiple Sclerosis Society

14th March 2016

Here at Arcadia, we try to help people. But there are so many conditions and struggles that normal people go through every day which we can’t begin to appreciate! We are trying to raise awareness of Multiple Sclerosis so please visit the MS Society website at and find out more about this tragic disease: https://www.mssociety.org.uk/

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What You Said

8th December 2015

In November 2015, I sent out a little survey to my clients past and present, to ask what they have found good about Arcadia, and what in their opinions needs to improve. Respondents were all visitors in the last 6 months, with a few still coming for sessions. This little blog is a summary of […]

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Welcome to Arcadia Therapy

19th July 2013

Welcome to the Arcadia blog! Here I’ll be posting interesting articles and massage musings to help clients, friends and followers maybe find out and learn a bit more about their bodies, their posture, the magic of their muscles and the mind-blowing mind… There are lots trundling around my head already (they usually come to me […]

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