General Health

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Functional Release Cupping – Ancient Art.. Modernized!

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.

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Yoga for Back Pain Relief

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.

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Dry Needling – What is this new craze?

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.   

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What is Lymphatic Drainage Massage?

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.

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Summer Massage

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 […]

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Benefits of Massage Therapy for Stress Relief

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 […]

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Easing back pain with a seat cushion

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 […]

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AiM – Some simple movement practices that will profoundly shift chronic pain

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 […]

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What is Remedial Massage exactly?

We all know that massage is an amazing way of improving circulation, reducing pain and stress, and bringing about a sense of well-being, however many of our clients are confused about the difference between Therapeutic Massage and Remedial Massage and what issues Remedial Massage treatments are best suited to – so I hope to shed […]

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3 Super Easy Tips to Avoid Neck Pain at Work

The majority of clients I see every week in the studio are all suffering from neck and shoulder pain and they all say the same thing – It’s from being stuck at a desk all week at work! Maybe you can relate, long hours, slumped at your desk, the pressure of work building up.. Then […]

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