Been forced into self isolation during the covid19 pandemic? Here are some self massage techniques you can do to relieve pain and tension at home.
Traditional Cupping or “Flame Cupping” uses fire to create a vacuum effect in contoured glass cups, which can be placed on almost any part of the body – aimed at repairing and restoring function to soft tissue.
Yoga has become one of the most popular forms of exercise throughout the world. It is a wonderful way to still the mind, relieve stress, tension and recreate and maintain a healthy body. However Yoga can also help you reduce back pain and maintain a strong posture for life.
Dry Needling is a treatment technique whereby a fine filament needle (similar to Acupuncture) is inserted into the muscle to release myofascial trigger points, assisting with a decrease in pain and an improvement of function in almost any part of the body.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is a gentle, rhythmical flowing massage treatment performed by a specially trained massage therapist to stimulate the circulation of lymph fluid around the body. This helps to rapidly speed up the removal of wastes and toxins from a sluggish lymphatic system.
Here in Australia, the coming of Summer also means Xmas is just around the corner and with so much going on at this time of year from planning the perfect gifts and social function, shopping, work dead-lines, summer activities and all the extra traffic on the roads, it is no wonder we can get stressed […]
Stress seems to be running rife these days, with too many things on our “To-do” lists and longer hours at the office…. Not to mention cooking, cleaning and kids activities to facilitate!! In times gone by the body’s stress response was extremely vital for survival – fight or flight. On the rare occasion it can […]
The back is a complicated structure of bones, joints, ligaments and muscles, where any issues with these components can lead to the development of low back pain. Low back pain is a very common health problem worldwide which may affect performance at work and play, and have detrimental effects on your general well-being. The causes […]
I recently sent out an email about AiM – Anatomy In Motion, and had such an overwhelming response that I have decided to write a whole blog post about this amazing movement therapy. Massage and bodywork is essential for our well-being, however, much of the muscle pain and related issues (e.g. headaches) we experience throughout […]