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The Benefits of Massage for Neck Pain

The Benefits of Massage for Neck Pain

There’s a reason the old adage ‘a pain in the neck’ is used to describe an annoying or insufferable situation, as neck pain is a common inconvenience with many causes that can disrupt your daily routine. Neck pain can limit our movement and cause unnecessary...

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Using Sports Massage for Shin Splints

Using Sports Massage for Shin Splints

Shin splints refers to the pain felt along the shinbone or tibia bone. The pain is caused by an inflammation of the muscles, bone tissue and tendons surrounding the tibia, and generally occurs after repetitive motion and impact during exercise. Runners and dancers are...

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The Best Massages for Rugby Players

The Best Massages for Rugby Players

With approximately one in four rugby players becoming injured during the season, it’s no surprise that many are looking to massage to manage or prevent injuries. This is because, in addition to therapeutic treatments like cryotherapy, massage can assist rugby players...

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Using Massage to Manage Tendonitis

Using Massage to Manage Tendonitis

Massage therapy has been proven to be a great alternative to traditional pain management. For people suffering from tendonitis, it can help with pain relief and speed up the recovery process. Since tendonitis can take weeks to heal, using a massage therapy program to...

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The Best Massages for Runners

The Best Massages for Runners

Whether you’re a professional runner or just like to hit the pavement as part of your daily exercise, massage therapy provides several benefits for runners. Since the legs, feet and ankles absorb a lot of shock when running, they can end up feeling tight, sore or...

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The Best Massages for Tennis Players

The Best Massages for Tennis Players

Whether you’re a professional tennis player or a tennis enthusiast, you’ll know how strenuous a sport it can be. The repetitive movement and forceful impact on the joints and muscles makes tennis a sport that can cause many injuries, meaning tennis players are prone...

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Using Massage to Manage Pain from Sciatica

Using Massage to Manage Pain from Sciatica

Anyone suffering from sciatica knows that the pain can be unbearable at times. This means that sciatica can seriously impact a person’s quality of life, making every day tasks such as sitting, sleeping or walking difficult. Finding relief can be hard, but in most...

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The Benefits of Getting a Massage When Pregnant

The Benefits of Getting a Massage When Pregnant

There seems to be some general confusion when it comes to pregnancy massage. While there are massage therapists who specialise in massage therapy during pregnancy, there are also therapists who turn away pregnant women out of fear that it may do more harm than good....

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Using Massage to Manage Pain from Fibromyalgia

Using Massage to Manage Pain from Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a complex condition affecting around 2-5% of the Australian population, mainly young to middle-aged women. The condition causes pain and muscle stiffness in many parts of the body, and leaves the sufferer feeling fatigued and with difficulty sleeping....

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Using Massage to Manage Pain from Parkinson’s

Using Massage to Manage Pain from Parkinson’s

Massage therapy is used to treat a range of mental and physical health conditions, and can be a good alternative to conventional methods of treatment. When it comes to individuals with Parkinson’s disease, massage can help to relieve both physical and mental tension,...

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