Category Archives: Remedial Massage

What Is Remedial Massage An How Can It Help?

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Many people are familiar with the benefits of regular relaxation massage and how it can calm and relax our body and mind. However many people are not aware of the differences between a regular relaxation massage and remedial massage, who can benefit from it, and what type of massage modalities are used. What Is Remedial […]

What Is Frozen Shoulder?

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What Is Frozen Shoulder? So, what is frozen shoulder? It’s important to first understand the anatomy of the shoulder joint. The shoulder joint is one of the most complex joints in our body! It comprises several delicate yet strong bones, muscles and tendons which work together to provide an amazing range of motion for your […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndome Treatment

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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 […]

Hydration and Movement, Why Both Are So Important…

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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 […]

Remedial Massage For Plantar Fasciitis

Remedial Massage For Plantar Fasciitis

Remedial massage is a safe and effective treatment option for plantar fasciitis, however it is important to understand what plantar fasciitis is, what causes it and the symptoms before we explain how remedial massage can help. What Is The Plantar Fascia? The plantar fascia is a long, thin connective ligament situated directly beneath the skin […]

How Cold Weather Affects Your Muscles

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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, […]

What Does Private Health Cover?

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Many people call us questioning what their private health will cover? This is a difficult question, as it depends on their specific fund and the level of cover. The best way to find out how much your private health insurance covers is to call your health insurer directly. If you would like to compare your […]

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 […]

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 […]