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Award Winning Wellness, Complementary Therapies & Vocational Training

We are thrilled to announce that we've been named the Holistic Health & Wellness Centre of the Year 2024 by the prestigious Corporate Live Wire Innovation & Excellence Awards! This accolade is a testament to our commitment to providing exceptional wellness services and vocational training. Our heartfelt thanks go out to all our clients, learners, and supporters for trusting us with your wellness journeys. Your unwavering support has made this achievement possible, and we are motivated to continue offering the highest standards of care and education.

We offer a wide range of award winning wellness services

Our team of professional coaches, complementary therapists and hypnotherapists specialise in providing personalised wellness services and advice.

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We provide a wide range of Complementary and Holistic Therapies to help manage stress, relieve muscle tension, reduce pain and improve well-being.

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Sound Bath Meditations

We host regular in person morning and evening sound bath meditation events that promote healing and restore balance within the body, mind and soul.

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We provide a wide variety of self-care and wellness products that help support your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health, wealth and well-being.

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Vocational Training & CPD

We are proud to be an approved VTCT centre, accredited IPHM training provider, and CPD Group Provider delivering vocational training courses and CPD workshops.

About Us

Here at The Full Spectrum Centre Limited, we firmly believe that each individual holds the key to their own healing journey and deeply believe in the innate power of every individual to guide their own journey towards holistic well-being. It's not just about treating symptoms or offering temporary fixes - it's about empowering our clients to uncover the root of their issues and harness their internal resources to heal and grow.

Our role is to support, guide, and empower our clients as they unlock their personal potential and discover their own path to well-being. Through our comprehensive range of therapies such as massage, reiki, and reflexology and courses, we provide the tools and knowledge necessary to maintain a balanced lifestyle in today's fast-paced world. Our approach, whether it be through therapy or training, is always personalised and mindful of the individual's unique experiences, needs, and aspirations.

Through a diverse range of therapies, training courses, and workshops, we equip our clients with the necessary tools, knowledge, and confidence to sustain balance, health, and happiness in their lives. This goes beyond just physical wellness. We place equal emphasis on emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being because we know that true health is multifaceted and interconnected.

By focusing on nurturing the mind, body, soul and spirit, we create personalised wellness plans. We have a proven track record and our experienced wellness coaches, complementary therapists, and hypnotherapists support you every step of the way, helping you cultivate a self-care mindset that leads to lasting positive change.

Discover the power of holistic wellness and join our thriving community of strong, healthy, and fulfilled women today. Discover the power of holistic wellness, with the Full Spectrum Centre Limited, a new world of self-care and well-being awaits.


Together, we can cultivate a healthier, happier, and more balanced life.

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Dive into the Summer season with our specially designed wellness sessions designed to rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit. Experience the perfect blend of relaxation and renewal with our exclusive treatments including our Reiki & Tarot Therapy Session, Revitalising Reset, Summer Wellness Vibes Session and Holistic Harmony Massage Fusion. Each session is crafted to help you embrace the Summer vibes while enhancing your overall health and well-being.

Book your path to serenity and let us guide you through a Summer of wellness.

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The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Blood Pressure Management

February 01, 20244 min read

Introduction

As a massage therapist and a passionate advocate for holistic wellness, I'm thrilled to delve into the topic of how massage therapy can influence blood pressure, an issue that affects a significant portion of the adult population. February marks Heart Health Month, a critical time to focus on cardiovascular well-being and the prevalent issue of hypertension (high blood pressure). While it's more commonly diagnosed in those aged 65 and older, younger individuals are certainly not exempt. Affecting one in three adults, high blood pressure is a condition that can lead to serious health complications if left unmanaged. Lifestyle factors such as smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, a sedentary lifestyle, excess weight and poor dietary habits contribute to the risk of developing this condition. Furthermore, chronic stress is a notable contributor to this condition, emphasizing the need for effective management strategies. According to the British Heart Foundation In the UK someone dies from a heart or circulatory condition every three minutes.

Understanding the Impact of High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure increases the risk of heart disease and stroke, making it a leading cause of death. With its prevalence rising, understanding how to manage this condition is crucial. While medication is often prescribed, lifestyle modifications play a significant role in controlling blood pressure.

Lifestyle Changes to Combat Hypertension

Quitting Smoking and Reducing Alcohol Intake

Eliminating high-risk behaviors like smoking and excessive drinking can significantly lower blood pressure and improve heart health.

Increasing Physical Activity and Improving Diet

Incorporating regular exercise and a balanced diet are key steps towards managing hypertension and promoting overall cardiovascular health.

Stress Management and Its Importance

Chronic stress is a major contributor to high blood pressure. Finding effective ways to manage stress is essential for maintaining heart health.

It's important to make these adjustments gradually to avoid additional stress, seeking support from healthcare professionals as needed to ensure long-term success.

Massage Therapy: A Natural Approach to Lowering Blood Pressure

Research Findings on Massage and Hypertension

Studies, such as one conducted at the Wirral Metropolitan College Department of Medicine and another published in the Journal of Body Work and Movement Therapies, have shown that massage therapy can significantly reduce blood pressure, muscle tension, and stress levels, making it a beneficial complement to traditional hypertension treatments.

Benefits of Massage Therapy During Heart Health Month

Massage therapy offers a non-invasive, natural way to support heart health by lowering blood pressure and reducing stress, especially during Heart Health Month.

Conclusion

Before starting any new treatment, including massage therapy, it's crucial to consult with a healthcare provider to ensure it's safe and appropriate for your individual health needs.Heart Health Month serves as a reminder of the importance of taking care of our cardiovascular system. Through lifestyle changes and complementary therapies like massage, we can take proactive steps towards improving our heart health and managing conditions like hypertension.

References

¹ Delaney, J.P., Leong, K.S., Watkins, A., and Brodie, D., 2002, Wirral Metropolitan College Department of Medicine: The effects of myofascial trigger point massage therapy for people with hypertension

² Hernandez-Reif, M., Field, T., Krasnegor, J., Theakston, H., Hossain, Z., and Burman, I., 2000, Journal of Body Work and Movement Therapies


Heart Health and High Blood Pressure Management Checklist:

Taking proactive steps towards better health can lead to meaningful improvements over time. Remember, imperfect action is always better than inaction. Start with manageable steps and maintain a commitment to your well-being. Here's a quick checklist to kickstart your journey toward a healthier heart, especially during Heart Health Month. Get started, keep making positive changes, and continue to prioritise your health with each passing day.

  • Consult with Your Healthcare Provider: Before making any changes to your health regimen, especially if you have high blood pressure, consult with a medical professional.

  • Incorporate Regular Massage Therapy: Schedule regular massage sessions to help reduce blood pressure and stress levels. Ensure the massage therapist is aware of your condition.

  • Adopt a Heart-Healthy Diet: Focus on eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins. Reduce intake of salt, saturated fats, and sugar.

  • Increase Physical Activity: Aim for at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise each week, as recommended by health authorities.

  • Manage Stress Effectively: Explore stress management techniques such as meditation, sound baths, yoga, deep breathing exercises, or any other activities that help you relax.

  • Quit Smoking and Limit Alcohol Intake: If you smoke, seek resources to help you quit. Limit alcohol consumption to moderate levels.

  • Monitor Your Blood Pressure Regularly: Keep track of your blood pressure readings at home and during visits to your healthcare provider to monitor progress.

  • Get Adequate Sleep: Aim for 7-9 hours of quality sleep per night to support overall heart health.

  • Educate Yourself on Heart Health: Stay informed about heart health and high blood pressure by reading reputable sources and staying up-to-date with the latest research.

  • Set Realistic Goals and Seek Support: Set achievable health goals and consider joining support groups or finding a wellness coach to help you stay on track.

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Joanne Lee

Joanne is a qualified and experienced complementary therapist, wellness coach and tutor who supports her clients and learners in their wellness journey and empowers them to discover and embody their unique version of optimal holistic health, allowing them to thrive and reach their greatest potential.

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Client Testimonials

I was practically bed bound for a year when I met Joanne. The first Reiki session I had felt like a radiator was next to me. At the end I could stand up straighter and was in less pain. That was about 8 years ago and I still see her now, on a weekly basis. I honestly think she has transformed my life. I have had many different types of treatment, each one massively benefits my pain. I have fibromyalgia and arthritis amongst other things. Joanne is very friendly, welcoming and professional.

Joanne Jamieson

Massage Therapy, Reiki & Reflexology Client

My much needed monthly massages leave me feeling calm and totally relaxed. Joanne definitely has magic fingers which melt away all my stress and tension. Melanie's Angels of the Tree of Life Meditation always leaves me feeling relaxed and the card readings are amazing. Melanie is a kind and patient guide. I also love my weekly Sound Bath Meditation and it's something I would not miss as it reaches parts other treatments can’t reach and I always sleep really well when I get home xx

Jennifer Duckworth

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Our Awards

LTG Spa & Wellness Winner

Holistic Health Centre of the Year 2019

Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Awards Winner

Best Holistic Massage Therapy Centre 2020 - North West England

SME UK Enterprise Awards Winne

Best Complementary Therapy & Vocational Training Provider - North West England 2020

Global Business Awards Winner

Best Holistic Health & Wellness Centre - Greater Manchester 2021

GHP Mental Health Awards Winner

Best Holistic Health & Wellbeing Tutor (North West England): Joanne Lee 2022

Coporate Innovation & Excellence Awards Winner

Health & Wellbeing Tutor of the Year 2022

Corporate LiveWire Awards Winner

Health & Wellbeing Tutor of the Year 2022/23

Best Holistic Health & Wellness Practice 2023 - Greater Manchester

Coporate Innovation & Excellence Awards Winner

Holistic Health & Wellness Centre 2024

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Rated as 6 Best Therapeutic Massage Services In Manchester

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Based in Dukinfield, Tameside, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom but helping women across the globe, The Full Spectrum Centre Limited's products and services support a self-care and holistic wellness journey and are designed to cultivate harmony and balance in mind, body and spirit.

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