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.
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.
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…
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]