Category Archives: Remedial Massage

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 […]

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

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, […]

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

massage effects

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 […]

Jaw Pain? Remedial Massage Can Help…

  Remedial Massage For Jaw Pain We have many people contact us seeking remedial massage treatment for jaw pain & headaches. Jaw pain is a very common issue due to the modern work environment, and is exacerbated by high stress levels. Most commonly it affects people between 20-40 years of age, however it can affect […]

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 […]