Category: Constipation

Warm Water Enemas Provide An Effective Way To Break The Cycle Of Chronic Constipation

How to give yourself an enema by Tummy Temple HOW TO GIVE YOURSELF AN ENEMA An enema is a great way to stimulate a bowel movement.  It will not cleanse the entire intestine nor will it condition the muscle.  However, it can bring instant relief when you are “in a bind”. EQUIPMENT NEEDED • An enema bag.  You can obtain this… Read more →

A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Constipation

Nicole Cutler L.Ac. Institute for Integrative Healthcare When a healthy diet and exercise do not successfully relieve constipation for your clients, learn which massage techniques you can use to help relax their abdomen, reduce their discomfort and encourage regular defecation. Constipation is one of the most common medical complaints in the United States, with many causes and manifestations. During an… Read more →

How abdominal massage can help with constipation

by Jo Saunders www.constipationexperts.co.uk Massage is an ancient technique which combines the manipulation of muscle and connective tissue, and is traditionally used to promote relaxation and enhance wellbeing. There are many different massage techniques which include Swedish massage, Reflexology massage, Bowen Therapy and Lymphatic Drainage massage. Here we aim to explore abdominal massage techniques, including self-massage, that can be employed to… Read more →