Category Archives: Muscle & Tendon Tension

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Carpal Tunnel Syndome Treatment

what is carpal tunnel syndrome

While advances in modern-day technology such as computers, iPads and assembly line machinery have made our jobs much easier than ever before; they can be responsible for a host of health issues. Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common forms of repetitive stress injury (RSI) that affects the hands and fingers that is […]

How Cold Weather Affects Your Muscles

how cold weather affects muscles

Muscle pain is a very common problem in cold weather. It doesn’t matter if you are an athlete, a weekend warrior, working on your basic fitness or do very little exercise at all, muscle pain and dysfunction can dramatically affect your your day-to-day life. Weather changes can trigger or aggravate existing issues in the muscles, […]

Remedial Massage for Tennis Elbow

Remedial Massage for Tennis Elbow

What is Tennis Elbow? Tennis Elbow, or Lateral Epicondylitis, is a condition that involves inflammation of the tendons attached to the outer side of the elbow and the extensor muscles, located on the top of the forearm. What Causes It? Tennis elbow is generally cause by over-use and/or repetitive actions. Although called ‘Tennis Elbow’, some […]

Remedial Massage For DOMS

Remedial Massage For DOMS

Remedial Massage For DOMS Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness or DOMS is experienced as pain and/or stiffness in muscles. It can occur anywhere from a few hours to a few days after activity / exercise, particularly if you have increased the level of activity from your usual schedule. The muscle pain is often first experienced 24 to […]

Restless Leg Syndrome

remedial massage for restless legs

What Is Restless Leg Syndrome? Restless Leg Syndrome is an issue that results in twitchy legs and often causes an overwhelming urge to move the legs. People suffering from RLS experience pulling sensations, itchiness, pins and needles and aching or throbbing in the legs. Symptoms are generally experienced at night when the person is sitting […]

Laser For Back Pain

low level laser therapy for back pain

Back pain is a major issue in the modern world, affecting 70-80% of Australians at some stage during their lifetime. The vast majority of these individuals (almost 70%) will experience acute back pain (which lasts for 6-12 weeks), whereas the remaining (30%) will go on to develop chronic back pain (which lasts for more than […]

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, […]

Pregnancy Massage, How Can It Help?

Pregnancy Massage For Back Pain

At Melbourne Natural Therapies, we offer pre and post-natal pregnancy massage by qualified practitioners which is safe and effective. Let’s have a look at some of the pregnancy massage benefits. How Can It Help | Pregnancy Massage Benefits Your body goes through amazing changes during your pregnancy, which effects the muscular, skeletal and connective tissues […]