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Remedial massage and myotherapy can treat a variety of injuries that may occur as a result of exercise, training, or sport. Myotherapy for athletes can also improve recovery time and prevent future injuries from occurring. Common sports injuries that we treat include: Sprains and strains Tendinopathies ...

Stress is a very common and normal physical response to the demands of everyday life. As impossible as it is to avoid stress completely, finding ways to manage the stress is effective in improving the quality of life. One of the ways that many people...

Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a light, gentle massage technique to help promote movement of lymphatic fluid out of swollen limbs. MLD specifically focuses on lymph vessels to encourage the natural drainage of the lymph.   What is lymphoedema? Lymphoedema is a condition associated with swelling of one...

“Many Australians are sitting longer than they are sleeping” – Professor David Dunstan, Head, Physical Activity Laboratory Baker IDI   Studies have shown that sitting for 8 or more hours a day can cause a multitude of negative physical effects. Australians working full time in jobs that...

What is Dry Needling? Dry needling is a treatment technique involving the insertion of thin sterile needles into muscle tissues to help release pain and muscle tension. Myotherapists often use dry needling to target trigger points – which are hyper-irritable spots within a muscle. Trigger points, also...

What is Myofascial Cupping? You’ve seen the round marks on social media or Olympic athletes, but are you aware of how cupping can help tight muscles? These marks are from a therapy called ‘Myofascial Cupping’ or ‘Cupping’ and it involves the use of glass, bamboo, or...

Myotherapist assess and physically treat myofascial pain, injury and dysfunction affecting movement and mobility. Myotherapy is applied in the preventative, corrective and rehabilitative phases of therapy to restore and maintain the normal integrity of the soft tissue structure (muscle, tendons, ligaments and fascia) of the...

Lower back, hip/pelvic pain, fatigue, headaches, swelling and general all-over body tightness are some of the most common presentations women may experience during pregnancy, and even post pregnancy too. If you are experiencing any of these during your pregnancy, then you may greatly benefit from...

Remedial massage is an effective massage method for relaxing muscles, improving circulation and flexibility, decreasing stress, alleviating pain and facilitating recovery from an injury. Remedial massage also stimulates our body’s natural repair processes, so that the benefits of a massage extend post treatment. Myotherapy is...