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What is the Difference Between Massage And Remedial Massage?

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This is a very common question! Massage and remedial massage are both forms of manual therapy that use the hands to manipulate the soft tissues of the body and promote both relaxation and alleviate many physical ailments. However, the two forms have some differences, let’s look at them: The Purpose Of Relaxation Massage & Remedial […]

The Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy Massage

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While pregnancy is an amazing time in a woman’s life, it frequently comes with several physical problems such leg cramps, back pain, and stiff joints. According to an American Pregnancy Association survey, back discomfort affects between 60% and 70% of expectant mothers at some point in the pregnancy. Many women report experiencing this pain in […]

How Chronic Pain Affects Emotional Wellbeing

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Navigating through prolonged discomfort can indeed take a toll on your emotional wellbeing. Whether it’s a temporary setback lasting a week or an enduring struggle with chronic pain, maintaining a positive mindset becomes crucial. Picture this: waking up each day with no relief in sight. It’s in these moments that small gestures, such as receiving […]

Myotherapy and Dry Needling for Tennis Elbow

Remedial Massage for Tennis Elbow

What is Tennis Elbow and what causes it? Tennis Elbow is the common name for a condition called Lateral Epicondylalgia. This condition affects 1-3% of the population and is caused by a degenerative change in the extensor muscle tendon of the forearm, specifically, the extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle. It’s believed that the main reason […]

Myotherapy and Dry Needling For TMJD Issues

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What is TMJD TMJD stands for Temporomandibular Joint disorder. It is a painful condition that affects over 20% of the adult population in Australia. The causes for TMJD are dependent on a number of factors but the most common are: grinding or clenching your teeth (bruxism) creating an uneven surface which alters a person’s bite […]

How to prepare for a massage

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Swedish massage and other types of massages are generally used to treat physical pain and dysfunction or to maintain overall physical health and stress levels. Remedial massage and myotherapy can help rehabilitate injuries, dysfunction and postural issues. Deep tissue massage is also an option, better suited to those feeling a little stiff or sore or […]

How Long Do Cupping Marks Last?

What is Cupping? Cupping, a traditional Chinese technique and one of the oldest forms of healing, is used by practitioners all over the world. Cupping Therapy can treat a variety of conditions – back pain, neck pain, anxiety, chronic inflammation, muscle tightness and more.  Treatment involves either using a vacuum pump system or heating the […]

Corporate Health And The Benefits Of Corporate Massage

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The corporate world is changing. Companies care more and are starting to act on trying to help improve the health and wellbeing of their employees.  Whilst things have mostly gone back to normal after covid, many workplaces have not, and will not, go back to full capacity in the office. Now that they’ve seen their […]

Why Does Dry Needling Hurt?

What's The Difference Between Acupuncture And Dry Needling

The more dry needling is studied, the more we understand it. It’s becoming a great tool to treat many conditions, including lower back pain, migraines, muscle, tendon and ligament issues and lots more.  What is dry needling? Dry needling is a treatment option for myofascial pain and dysfunction. It works by targeting and treating the […]

Health and Wellbeing at Home And Work

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Are you returning to work from home in Melbourne? Struggling to adapt to changing conditions? Or a new work-station set-up? Are you having difficulty staying motivated? You’re not alone.