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I am Kipp Clark JACSMT, an Advanced Clinical Massage & Bodywork Therapist who specializes in the treatment of Chronic Pain Conditions. My clinic is Alton Advanced Bodywork in Hampshire, England.

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Disclaimer:

The views expressed in my blog are MY opinions, based on my extensive therapy training, clinical experience, personal beliefs and my own frame of reference. I do not claim that everything I say in my blog is ‘scientific fact’, it is simply my opinion and insight on the discussed topics. Feel free to form your own opinions and disagree if you wish; I appoligise for any offence caused by my blog content, this is not my intention! My truth does not have to be your truth.

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Bodywork Treatment for Chronic Pain – how to get the best from your treatment…

I decided to write this blog as I realized I should develop an advice sheet for clients with chronic pain including things they would find helpful to learn (or accept), and lifestyle advice which will help them optimize their recovery from chronic pain/illness. There are things the client can do before, during & after treatment, … Continue reading Bodywork Treatment for Chronic Pain – how to get the best from your treatment…

Why Conventional Medicine will always fall short in the treatment of chronic pain

Firstly, its important to note that most chronic pain (long term, dull, achy) is soft-tissue (muscle, tendon, ligament & fascia pathology) in origin. It is estimated 75-95% of regional (chronic) pain is myofascial (muscle and/or fascia pathology). Furthermore, most soft-tissue pathology does not show up on medical scanning techniques (x-ray, MRI, ultrasound etc) or blood … Continue reading Why Conventional Medicine will always fall short in the treatment of chronic pain

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