Category Archives: Myotherapy Melbourne

Natural Therapy Health Insurance And Rebate Guide

As of 30 June 2021, nearly 14 million people had some form of private health insurance covering at least general treatment ‘extras’. That’s 54.3% of the population.  Private health insurance with extras means you’re covered for the cost of things that Medicare doesn’t cover – things like natural therapy and physiotherapy.  What is natural therapy? […]

Is It Normal To Be Sore After Remedial Massage?

Remedial massage is an allied health treatment that assesses and treats many musculoskeletal disorders and acute or chronic conditions. Massage has been used for centuries in many different forms, to reduce pain and muscle tension, improve circulation, relieve stress and lower anxiety. In addition to this, remedial massage can also help improve joint mobility, assist […]

Remedial Massage For Stress Relief

With our modern lifestyle, demands and pressures many people experience excessive levels of stress on a regular basis. Stress is not always a bad thing, it’s our body’s natural response to pressure or danger, and keeps us alert and prepared to face the challenges we’re faced with. However, long-term stress has numerous adverse effects on […]

Start Your Day Right with Morning Yoga Stretches

The way you start your morning can have a profound impact the rest of your day. From eating a healthy breakfast to performing some quick morning yoga stretches, there are a number of ways to ensure that you’re ready to face all the challenges life throws at you. Many people find that following a simple […]

Relieve Stress – Self Care Tips

Stress is a major issue in Australia with an estimated 13% or 2.4 million Australians aged 18 and over reporting high or very high levels of psychological distress. However, in many ways stress is just a part of being human. Stress motivates us to perform tasks that we might not otherwise pursue, and it’s because of […]

What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder? Can We Treat It?

It’s quite normal to feel a little lethargic, depressed and sleepy when the weather is cold and the days are shorter. However, if you are someone who suffers from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), the changes in weather will have a much more profound effect on your mood and energy levels. So, what is seasonal affective […]

What Can Myotherapy Treat?

Muscle pain and dysfunction is extremely common in the modern world, however it can be easily avoided or treated. Myotherapy is an excellent option for treating muscular pain as it is non-invasive, drug free and a completely natural treatment option.  What Is Myotherapy? Myotherapy (myo meaning muscle) is a specialised field of massage therapy that […]

Stretches For Knee Pain

You don’t have to be a marathon runner to suffer from knee pain, it can happen to anyone. As it most often affects people who participate in sports, especially running, it is often termed “Runner’s Knee”. The medical terminology is “patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)” which refers to any form of dull, achy pain experienced around […]

What Is Cupping? What Can It Treat?

Cupping is a form of natural therapy that involves placing plastic or glass cups on the skin and creating suction using either heat (fire) or a mechanical device (manual or electrical pumps). It is clinically proven to facilitate the natural healing process, relieve muscular pain, increase blood flow and in some cases, help with insomnia. […]

Remedial Massage Benefits

Remedial massage is different to other types of massage as it provides many additional benefits such as correcting and managing postural issues, increasing sports performance and reducing / eliminating physical pain and dysfunction. Remedial massage can provide fast temporary pain relief but remedial massage therapists also concentrate on finding and addressing the cause/s of the […]