Moragh has suffered from various ailments over the years such as lower back pain, rotator cuff injury, operation for os trigonum, and has received Sports Massage which has helped imensely in the pain relief and joint mobility.
As a student of Gao Cun Mun Nam Pai Chuan kung fu for over 30 years, Moragh is aware of the need to include Sports Massage as part of her training program.
Recognising the huge benefits she received from Sports Massage,(both the physical and psychological well- being affect), she wanted to help people suffering from not only sports related but also general aches and pains we can have in our everyday life, (i.e. postural related back pain, repetitive strain injury),
Therefore she qualified in Body Massage in 1998 and also qualified in Sports Massage in 2006.
Her qualifications are:
: ITEC Sports Massage Level 3
: ITEC Diploma in Anatomy Physiology & Body Massage
: ITEC Diplmoa in Anatomy and Physiology Level 3
: ITEC Diet & Nutrition for Complementary Therapists Level 3
Moragh also studied Shiatsu, qualifying in the early 1990's, and utilises this knowedge and some of the techniques in her treatments.
She is a member of Embody,(the Complimenary Therapists' Association) holding full professional insurance, and is regulated by the Complementary Therapist Association, (CThA).
Moragh's personal life has taught her the need for people suffering from conditions such as Parkinsons. old and infirm and cancer to have massage on a regular basis. Therefore her aim is to expand her knowledge and qualifications to include massage specifically for these situations.
Moragh has been regularily asked to massage pregnant women, and therefore also aims to study a pregnancy specific qualififcation.
Each year Moragh provides her service as a voluntary sports masseuse to the Parkinson's society runners at the London Marathon.
Initially Moragh started her own business as a mobile sports masseuse and also worked in a local beauty clinic.
At the same time Moragh provided her services as a Sports Masseuse to Richmond Rugby Club, treating mainly the first team but also all of the other teams including the Womens teams. During this time Moragh worked alongside the highly qualified and experienced physiotherapists gaining a wealth of experience regarding injuries and treatments.
In 2010 she opened the Away With Aches clinic opened within the premises of the Richmond Sports Physiotherapists , 'Performance Physiotherapy'.
Moragh has gained a broad experience as a Sports Massage therapist treating martial artists up to and including senior black belt teachers, rugby players, rowers, runers, cyclists, body builder, personal trainers, physiotherapists, atheletes