Benefits Of Regular Remedial Massage

Benefits Of Regular Remedial Massage

There is no doubt massage is popular not only throughout Australia but also internationally. In Australia clients benefit from the regular application of Remedial Massage, a treatment specifically prescribed to the clients own individual needs. In Remedial Massage the Therapist is trained to perform a treatment using not only observation ..Continue Reading

Several Uses of Magnesium for Health

Several Uses of Magnesium for Health

The body needs electrolytes, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients in order to function well and be healthy all throughout. One of these minerals is magnesium, which plays a very important role in the proper functioning of the human body. The mineral is abundant in animal and plant food products. In ..Continue Reading

What’s the Difference between Relaxation Massage & Remedial Massage?

What’s the Difference between Relaxation Massage & Remedial Massage?

Remedial Massage ‘VS’ Relaxation Massage Ever wanted a massage but couldn’t decide whether you needed a remedial treatment or simply a refreshing and stress reducing relaxation session? Well here’s an explanation to help you decide exactly what you want! What is a Relaxation Massage? A relaxation massage helps destress and ..Continue Reading

Which Is Better: Drinking Cold or Warm Water?

Which Is Better: Drinking Cold or Warm Water?

Ancient medicine systems such as Ayurveda, which originated in India more than 3,000 years ago and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) both highlight the importance of temperature and its effects on the body. So it seems that there are certain occasions where warm water is more appropriate than cold! Whether cold ..Continue Reading

Trigger Points & Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Trigger Points & Myofascial Pain Syndrome

A guide to the science of muscle pain, with reviews of every theory and self-treatment and therapy option. It’s written for both patients and professionals. What are the controversies and myths about muscle pain? What works for muscle pain, what doesn’t, and why? Get many troubleshooting ideas for even the ..Continue Reading

Massage Versus Pain

Massage Versus Pain

Occupational lower back pain in nursing workers.   OBJECTIVE: To assess the efficacy of massage for decreasing occupational low back pain in workers of a Nursing team in an Emergency Room. METHOD: A randomized controlled trial, using a socio-demographic/morbidity questionnaire and a Pain Numeric Scale. Forty-five subjects were randomly allocated ..Continue Reading

Headache Triggers You Need To Know

Headache Triggers You Need To Know

Headaches are known to be brought on by common daily life stress such as traffic, work and child care. For many, headaches can even lead to severe migraines that are hard to treat. What exactly causes headaches has been studied for years, the most recent research has found that what ..Continue Reading

Does Massage Therapy Lower Blood Pressure? A Literature Review…

Does Massage Therapy Lower Blood Pressure? A Literature Review…

If you did not already have enough reasons to get a stress-busting, mood-lifting, pain-relieving massage, this month’s Massage Therapy Foundation research review details another great benefit of massage therapy. Promising research suggests that massage therapy can lower blood pressure. The study of the month explores the following questions: Is massage ..Continue Reading

Myofascial Release (MFR) Defined

Myofascial Release (MFR) Defined

Myofascial release (or MFR) is a soft tissue therapy for the treatment of skeletal muscle immobility and pain. This alternative medicine therapy aims to relax contracted muscles, improve blood and lymphatic circulation, and stimulate the stretch reflex in muscles. Fascia is a thin, tough, elastic type of connective tissue that ..Continue Reading