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Are You Suffering From Torticollis?

I Can Help Relive Your Torticollis Symptoms

Try My Sports Massage and Cupping Therapy For Torticollis

Welcome to Forever Balanced Therapy, your haven for expert sports massage and holistic pain management solutions that can help your torticollis.

My name is Lisa, and as the owner and fully qualified therapist based nr Epping, Essex.

I specialise in sports massage, lymphatic drainage, cupping therapy, and a range of other therapeutic services designed to enhance your health and wellbeing.

At Forever Balanced Therapy, we understand the challenges that come with having torticollis, and I’m here to provide personalised care and effective treatments to help you maintain a balanced, pain-free life.

Book a session with me to discover how my targeted therapies can transform your approach to physical wellness and help you with torticollis.

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How My Therapies Can Help With Torticollis

Eases Muscle Contraction

Sports massage can help relax and lengthen the contracted neck muscles that are characteristic of torticollis, reducing pain and improving neck mobility.

Reduces Pain and Discomfort:

Through targeted massage techniques, pain is alleviated by easing muscle tension and improving blood flow, which helps reduce inflammation and promotes healing.

Improves Range of Motion

Regular massage therapy enhances flexibility and range of motion in the neck, helping to correct the posture and decrease the discomfort associated with torticollis.

Promotes Overall Relaxation

Massage helps in reducing overall stress and tension, which can be particularly beneficial for those suffering from torticollis, as stress can exacerbate muscle tightness.

My Services

Sports Massage

Sports Massage

Sports massage provides numerous benefits to athletes and active individuals. It can help you recover from muscle injuries and soreness, reduce the risk of future injuries, improve flexibility and range of motion, and enhance overall physical performance. It can help improve your physical health and ultimately achieve your fitness goals.
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Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Lymphatic drainage provides significant health benefits, including detoxification, reduced swelling, and enhanced natural healing. It promotes toxin removal, supports the immune system, and improves circulation, offering a path to balanced health and vitality through gentle therapy.
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Cupping Hertfordshire & Essex

Cupping

Cupping therapy, an ancient holistic treatment, relieves muscle tension, improves blood flow, and supports deep tissue repair. It boosts relaxation, enhances well-being, and promotes natural healing, rejuvenating the body and mind. Ideal for stress, injuries, or health improvement, cupping offers a versatile solution to enhance life quality
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Pregnancy Massage Herts & Essex

Pregnancy Massage

Pregnancy massage provides essential relaxation, eases muscle soreness, and enhances emotional well-being for expectant mothers. Pregnancy massage will help with maternal wellness, supporting a balanced lifestyle, and contributing to improved sleep, decreased stress, and increased overall comfort.
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Workplace Massage - Massage at Work

Workplace Massage

Workplace massage offers stress relief, muscle tension reduction, and morale boost for your hard-working staff directly at your office. This service promotes wellness, work-life balance, and leads to better concentration, reduced absenteeism, and a more engaged team.
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Torticollis Explained

Understanding Torticollis

Torticollis is a condition that leads to the head being tilted to one side due to shortening or excessive contraction of the neck muscles, primarily the sternocleidomastoid muscle. It can affect people of all ages and varies greatly in severity.

Symptoms of Torticollis

Symptoms typically include:

  • Unilateral neck pain and stiffness
  • Headache
  • Head tilt to one side, with the chin pointed towards the opposite side
  • Swelling in the neck muscles (in some cases)
  • Limited range of motion in the head and neck

Causes

The causes of torticollis are divided into congenital and acquired:

  • Congenital Torticollis: Often due to birthing trauma or prenatal malpositioning, affecting the blood supply or muscle structure.
  • Acquired Torticollis: Can result from an injury to the head or neck, exposure to cold drafts, infections, or as a side effect of certain medications.

Diagnosis and Treatment

Diagnosis usually involves a physical examination and may include imaging tests like X-rays or MRIs if a structural abnormality is suspected. Treatment aims to relax the affected muscles and restore normal head posture. Methods include:

  • Physical Therapy: Exercises to stretch and strengthen neck muscles.
  • Medication: Muscle relaxants and anti-inflammatory drugs.
  • Heat Therapy: Applying heat can help relax tightened muscles.
  • Massage Therapy: Especially sports massage, to reduce muscle tension and pain.
  • Surgical Intervention: Considered in severe cases where conservative treatments have failed.

Prevention

Prevention of acquired torticollis involves:

  • Regular stretching and strengthening exercises for neck muscles.
  • Ensuring proper ergonomics at the workplace.
  • Avoiding prolonged exposure to cold and drafty environments.

Understanding torticollis and implementing appropriate treatments and preventive measures can significantly improve the quality of life for affected individuals.

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Conditions I Can Help You With

Tension Headaches: Sports massage can help alleviate tension headaches by releasing tension in the neck, shoulders, and head.

Migraines: By improving circulation and reducing muscle tension, sports massage can help prevent the onset of migraines and reduce their severity.

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ): Sports massage can also help alleviate the symptoms of TMJ, which is a condition that affects the jaw joint and can cause pain and discomfort in the head and neck.

Shoulder Tension: Sports massage can help alleviate tension and tightness in the muscles of the shoulders, which can be caused by poor posture, overuse, and stress.

Frozen Shoulder: Sports massage can help increase blood flow and circulation to the shoulder, which can help reduce inflammation and promote healing.

Rotator Cuff Injuries: Sports massage can be an effective treatment for individuals with rotator cuff injuries. It can help reduce inflammation, improve range of motion, and promote healing in the shoulder joint.

Tennis Elbow: Sports massage can help reduce inflammation and promote healing in the affected area, which can help individuals with tennis elbow recover more quickly.

Golfer's Elbow: Sports massage can also be helpful for individuals with golfer's elbow. Sports massage can help reduce tension in the muscles of the forearm, which can help alleviate symptoms of golfer's elbow.

Elbow Tendinitis: Sports massage can be an effective treatment for individuals with elbow tendinitis. It can help improve circulation, reduce inflammation, and promote healing in the affected area, which can help individuals with elbow tendinitis recover more speedily.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Sports massage can be helpful for individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, which is a condition that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the wrist and hand. Sports massage can help reduce inflammation and tension in the wrist and hand muscles, which can alleviate symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Trigger Finger: Sports massage can also be helpful for individuals with trigger finger, which is a condition that causes the finger to lock or catch when bent. It can help reduce inflammation in the tendons and improve range of motion in the affected finger.

Hand and Wrist Strains: Sports massage can be an effective treatment for individuals with hand and wrist strains. It can help reduce tension and promote healing in the affected muscles and tendons.

Hip Flexor Strain: Sports massage can be helpful for individuals with hip flexor strains, which can be caused by overuse, trauma, or poor posture.

Sciatica: Sports massage can also be helpful for individuals with sciatica, which is a condition that causes pain and discomfort in the hip and leg.It can help release tension in the muscles of the hip and promote circulation, which can help reduce inflammation and alleviate symptoms of sciatica.

Piriformis Syndrome: Sports massage can be an effective treatment for individuals with piriformis syndrome, which is a condition that causes pain and discomfort in the hip and buttock area. It can help release tension in the piriformis muscle, which can alleviate symptoms and improve range of motion in the affected area.

Patellar Tendinitis: Sports massage can be helpful for individuals with patellar tendinitis, which is a condition that causes pain and discomfort in the knee. It can help improve circulation to the affected area, reduce tension in the muscles surrounding the knee, and promote healing in the affected tendon.

Runner's Knee: Sports massage can also be helpful for individuals with runner's knee, which is a condition that causes pain and discomfort around the kneecap. It can help reduce tension and promote healing in the affected muscles and tendons.

Knee Arthritis: Sports massage can be an effective treatment for individuals with knee arthritis, which is a condition that causes inflammation and pain in the knee joint. It can help promote circulation to the affected area, reduce inflammation, and alleviate symptoms of knee arthritis.

Plantar Fasciitis: Sports massage can be helpful for individuals with plantar fasciitis, which is a condition that causes pain and discomfort in the heel and foot. It can help reduce tension in the plantar fascia, improve circulation to the affected area, and promote healing in the affected tissues.

Achilles Tendinitis: Sports massage can also be helpful for individuals with Achilles tendinitis, which is a condition that causes pain and discomfort in the Achilles tendon. It can help reduce inflammation in the affected tendon, promote circulation, and alleviate symptoms of Achilles tendinitis.

Metatarsalgia: Sports massage can be an effective treatment for individuals with metatarsalgia, which is a condition that causes pain and discomfort in the ball of the foot. It can help reduce tension in the affected muscles, promote circulation to the affected area, and alleviate symptoms of metatarsalgia.

Back Pain: Sports massage can be helpful for individuals with back pain. It can help reduce tension in the muscles of the back, improve circulation to the affected area, and promote healing in the affected tissues.

Herniated Disc: Sports massage can also be helpful for individuals with a herniated disc, which is a condition that causes pain and discomfort in the back or neck. It can help reduce tension in the muscles surrounding the affected area and alleviate symptoms of a herniated disc.

Scoliosis: Sports massage can be an effective treatment for individuals with scoliosis, which is a condition that causes curvature of the spine. Sports massage can help improve range of motion in the affected area andreduce tension in the muscles of the back.

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07564 046811

Forever Balanced Therapy
Redwood, Epping Gn, Essex, CM16 6PU
5 mins from Harlow, Hoddesdon & Epping

Opening Times
Monday
11:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
11:00 - 18:00
Friday
11:00 - 17:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00

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