Category Archives: Massage Melbourne

Hydration and Movement, Why Both Are So Important…

hydration and movement

Of course we all know that water is good for us, but many people don’t realise that we need regular movement in order to get that water to where it’s needed? Our aim at Melbourne Combined Natural Therapies is to educate clients to help them achieve ongoing physical wellbeing. We are often telling clients to […]

RSI Treatment | Remedial Massage

The Difference Between Myotherapy And Physiotherapy

Recent statistics show that up to 60% of all work-related injuries can be attributed to misuse or overuse injuries, these conditions are often referred to as repetitive strain injuries or RSI. It is relatively easy to upgrade workstations and provide training to employees to reduce the impact of work on the body. However, the main […]

Some Of The Effects From Massage

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Massage Research Many people who receive regular massage know first hand the positive effects it can have on their health and wellbeing, however there’s nothing like a good study to show us exactly what’s going on in our bodies during and after a massage. Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles ran a study […]

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

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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 […]