Muscular Tension

Hot Stones With Remedial Massage, Great For Melbourne’s Cold Months!

Hot Stones With Remedial Massage | Increased muscular tension during the colder months is a very common symptom we treat at Melbourne Natural Therapies…

Spiky Ball Routine For The Upper Body

Alleviating upper back, neck and shoulder pain with a spiky ball or similar, is an easy way to get some relief from your symptoms between remedial massage appointments. 

Cupping and Remedial Massage | Melbourne Natural Therapies

Cupping and Remedial Massage Myofascial cupping or ‘cupping’ is a traditional treatment modality that is a form of myofascial release, it aims to restore optimum function to soft tissues including muscle, fascia and tendons. Unlike manual forms of myofascial release, such as remedial massage, which use downward pressure to reduce tension and stretch muscle fibres,

Carpal Tunnel Syndome Treatment

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

Pregnancy Massage, How Can It Help?

At Melbourne Natural Therapies, we offer pre and post-natal pregnancy massage by qualified practitioners which is safe and effective. Let’s have a look at some of the pregnancy massage benefits. How Can It Help | Pregnancy Massage Benefits Your body goes through amazing changes during your pregnancy, which effects the muscular, skeletal and connective tissues

Cupping With Remedial Massage

We provide remedial massage and myotherapy treatment in both our Sothbank and Melbourne CBD clinics. The therapists can use a variety techniques depending on your issue to effectively treat myofascial pain. One of the treatments that client are asking for more often these days is cupping. What Are Cupping Marks? One aspects of cupping that

Frozen Shoulder | How Cupping Can Help

Frozen shoulder is a common condition that is referred to medically as”adhesive capsulitis“. It is a condition where the connective tissue surrounding the shoulder joint becomes restricted and painful and can cause a reduction in the range of motion of the arm and shoulder joint. Frozen shoulder can have a massive impact on an individuals

Sternocleidomastoid, What Is It?

Look to your left. Now look to your right. Look at the floor. Now tilt your head to one of your shoulders. You have just given your sternocleidomastoid muscle to a good workout. This long, thick muscle is located at the base of your skull and is present on either side of the neck. On

Hip & Glute Stretch

This stretch is recommended for those with a posterior pelvic tilt and may work well in conjunction with hamstring stretches.

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) | What Is It?

Those who are new to the fitness world might not be familiar with the term delayed onset muscle soreness aka DOMS. But chances are very high that you will experience DOMS firsthand at some point in your health and wellness journey. For the novice athletes, this type of pain and soreness can be intimidating, but

What Are Knots?

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

What Is Scoliosis And How Can I Manage The Pain?

How Exercises & Myotherapy Can Alleviate the Pain The spine, also termed as "vertebral column" or "backbone" is our body's central support structure. It extends from the base of the skull to the pelvis and connects the different parts of our skeleton (the shoulders, head, pelvis, arms, chest, and legs) to each other. It performs

Treatment For Muscular Tension

treatment for muscular tensionMuscle tension is a condition where muscles of the body remain partially contracted even when we are not active. Muscle tension is often presents from the effects of stress and can cause ached and pains all over the body.

Stress can cause the bodies nervous system to go haywire and constrict blood vessels and as a result reduce blood flow to muscles and tendons. This can then cause a decrease in oxygen and a buildup of waste products in the soft tissue resulting in muscle tension, spasm, and pain.

Treatment Options

Remedial Massage

Remedial massage is one of the best treatment options for relieving muscle tension. Massage treats the muscle tissue directly and can release the muscle back to it’s full length easing the muscular tension.

Yoga

Yoga is possibly the oldest form of stretch. Some believe yoga to be over 5,000 years old. Yoga uses specific stretch techniques to lengthen and relax muscles while simultaneously working with your breath to relax the mind and manage stress. Yoga treats both the physical and mental side of muscular tension.

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