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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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Neck Pain

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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Quality Sleep for Muscle Recovery

Quality Sleep for Muscle Rejuvenation

Sleep is a fascinating subject and the more that we uncover about it, we begin to realise it is an extremely vital active physiological process. While asleep your body is busy restoring all of your bodily systems while you’re in a Deep Sleep state, also known as ‘slow-wave’ sleep, where your brain wave activity drops […]

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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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Magnesium: Missing link to Musculoskeletal Pain

Magnesium is generally an abundant mineral in the body which is utilized within every organ, especially your heart, muscles and kidneys. However there are certain lifestyle habits which we will explore further that can diminish the magnesium stored in the body.

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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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Plantar-Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Pain from plantar fasciitis can sometimes cause more than just discomfort, it can often significantly impact your daily activities… If you have heel pain in the morning or after sitting a long time – you may have plantar fasciitis.

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