Category Archives: Back Pain

Pregnancy Massage For Back Pain

pregnancy massage

Pregnancy is an amazing time in a woman’s life, however it often brings with it many physical challenges such as back pain, sore joints, pelvic pain, and leg cramps. A survey conducted by the American Pregnancy Association showed that between 60-70% of pregnant women experience back pain at some point during their pregnancy, many experience […]

Seated Stretches For Desk Workers

Seated Stretches For Desk Workers

Long periods of sitting typically causes pain and discomfort in the neck, shoulders and lower back. These are not the only areas to cause pain; headaches, tingling in the fingers, tennis elbow, hip pain as well as a host of other symptoms can be really quite common in desk workers…

Cupping and Remedial Massage | Melbourne Natural Therapies

Cupping benefits

Cupping and Remedial Massage Myofascial cupping or ‘cupping’ is a traditional treatment modality that is a form of myofascial release, it aims to restore optimum function to soft tissues including muscle, fascia and tendons. Unlike manual forms of myofascial release, such as remedial massage, which use downward pressure to reduce tension and stretch muscle fibres, […]

Sciatic Pain Treatment with Remedial Massage

Remedial Massage For Sciatic Pain Sciatica pain is a common issue that can cause pain from the lower back, hip, down the leg and sometimes to the foot through the sciatic nerve. If the sciatic nerve becomes irritated or compressed, it causes anything from mild to severe pain that can radiate from the section of […]

Back Pain Treatment | A Safe Option

Myotherapy For Back Pain

What Is Lower Back Pain? Lower back pain is considered to be pain in the area from where the ribs end to where the hips start and can be anything from mild to severe pain. For some clients it can resolve itself in a few days or weeks, but for many people it becomes an […]

Remedial Massage For Rolled Shoulders

remedial massage for rolled shoulders

Our therapists at MCNT treat many clients with symptoms such as neck / shoulder pain & headaches that are actually being cause by anterior rotation of the shoulders. One of the major causes of this is the pec muscles in the chest. Many of our clients are surprised to hear that an anterior (front) muscle […]

Is Massage Safe During Pregnancy?

An aching back, a heavy belly, an emotional rollercoaster – these are some of the most common complains reported by the pregnant women. A number of factors can be at play for the many physical and emotional issues that a woman goes through during pregnancy. The good news is that many of the common complains […]

Cupping Benefits & Common Questions

cupping benefits

Cupping therapy is undoubtedly one of the oldest and most widely practiced forms of alternative therapy in human history.  It remained an integral part of the early Chinese, Egyptian, and Greek cultures that used it as an effective treatment and healing modality. Although cupping therapy is an ancient healing practice, it is still used effectively […]