Musculoskeletal Therapy

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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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Trigger Points

Is Trigger Point Therapy Really Effective?

Every day I see people in some kind of pain or another, and whether it is Sciatic, lower back pain, neck or shoulder pain, often Trigger Point Therapy is my go-to treatment option for effective relief.

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Suffering tennis elbow pain

Tennis Elbow Relief: What Massage Can Do

Tennis Elbow or Lateral Epicondylitis as it is technically known, is a common overuse injury of the forearm where pain is caused from gripping, and movements of the wrist. However, your pain may not actually be Tennis Elbow!! Read on to find out how massage can help…

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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

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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Remedial Massage Assessments

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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Golf Swing and Lower Back Pain

The golf swing is a complex movement that uses the whole body to generate power, propelling the golf ball with extreme accuracy over vast distances. Professional golfers have highly refined nervous system muscle sequence activation, “muscle memory” from years of precise repetition, allowing for the perfect execution of an array of complex unilateral body movements, […]

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Arthritis Prevention

Prevent and Manage Arthritis with Massage Therapy

There are virtually dozens of problems or pathologies that are considered Arthritis, however two of the most common types of Arthritis are Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Fundamentally Arthritis is inflammation of the joints within the body as described by the name “arthro” being “joint” and “itis” meaning “inflammation.” When inflammation is present in the joint […]

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Remedial Massage Fairfield

What is Muscular Corrective Therapy?

I often get asked in my practice what Muscular Corrective Therapy is and how it can help with pain, so I thought I would just write an article about it for more people to learn and understand this unique remedial therapy. Muscular Corrective Therapy (MCT) focuses on identifying and adjusting muscles, tendons, ligaments and cartilage […]

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Remedial Massage for Piriformis Syndrome

Got Sciatica or Piriformis Syndrome?

Sciatica commonly describes the symptoms of pain that radiate along the sciatic nerve and tend to be felt in the buttocks and down the back of the leg and sometimes right to the foot. Sciatica is a condition caused by compression of the spinal nerves in the lower back, from possible herniated disk at L4/L5 […]

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