Category Archives: Massage Melbourne

Myotherapy for Injuries

Myotherapy For Injuries

Myotherapy is a type of physical therapy that is used to provide relief and treatment of musculoskeletal issues. It offers a tailored and affordable approach to resolve musculoskeletal pain. Myotherapy treats different types of disorders which can be both musculoskeletal as well as myofascial. So, what are the types of injuries we can treat with […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndome Treatment

tendon massage

What Is The Carpal Tunnel The carpal tunnel is a path through the wrist that holds vital structures such as the median nerve, arteries, veins and tendons. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition in the wrist and hand which is caused by an impingement of your median nerve as it passes through the wrist. Some […]

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 […]

Corporate Massage, What Is It?

what is corporate massage

In the last few years, research into stress and it’s affects on health have gained a lot of interest both in the general public as well as among people working in health, social sciences, and the corporate world. There is increased concern on how stress is impacting the overall population at large and the workforce […]

What Is Yoga | How It’s Key Benefits Are Still Used Today

The History Of Yoga

The word “yoga” is derived from the ancient Sanskrit term “yug” which translates to “unite”, “yoke”, or “to join”.  Philosophically speaking, “yoga” refers to “the connection/union/joining” of mind, body, nature. Yoga is both an art as well as a structure for healthy living. This ancient spiritual and physical discipline may be more than 3,000 years […]

What Are The Different Types Of Stretching?

Dynamic Vs Static Stretches

Whether you are a professional runner, novice weight lifter or you participate in any kind of sports/fitness/physical activity at any level, you want to make sure that you perform at your best and lower the incidence of pre and post-event injury. This is where warm-up exercises come into play; and stretching exercises (both active and […]

What Is The Difference Between Myotherapy And Physiotherapy?

The Difference Between Myotherapy And Physiotherapy

The field of manual therapy has come a long way in the past century; it now offers many completely non-invasive, drug-free treatment options for musculoskeletal issues.  Myotherapy (a specialised form of massage therapy) and physiotherapy (physical therapy), are the two main modalities within the field of manual therapy. Myotherapy and physiotherapy are similar in many […]

Can You Massage The Ankle?

Ankle Massage

Our feet are often the most neglected part of our body, which seems very unfair considering the fact that they bear the whole weight of the body all day long. It is because of our feet that we are able to move from one point to another, carry a lot of load, maintain our balance […]

What Are Knots?

what causes knots in muscles

Muscle knots aka myofascial trigger points (MTPs) are painful small bundles of muscle fibres within a muscle that are unable to properly release and instead remain tight. Simply put, these are actually layers of connective tissues that get stuck together and stop gliding. There is quite a bit of confusion as to what causes knots […]

Is It Normal To Be Sore After A Deep Tissue Massage?

Is It Normal To Be Sore After A Deep Tissue Massage

Ideally a good massage should leave you feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and full of energy, but this is not always the case. Different types of massages have different outcomes and intended uses. Some (such as relaxation massage or Swedish massage) focus on loosening the tense muscles to relieve every day stress, while others (such as deep […]