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Remedial Massage Techniques & Their Amazing Benefits

20/04/2022

In terms of massage, the term “remedial” refers to specific training in the assessment, analysis, treatment and management of musculoskeletal complaints. Many of today’s remedial massage therapists have formal massage training as well as training in physiology, anatomy and musculoskeletal assessment. Many also believe regular massage is an integral part of a holistic health plan, where the goal is maintaining...

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Ending a Client/Practitioner Relationship

22/03/2022

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Practitioners and Social Media

15/03/2022

Access to immediate information via the internet has become the way of the world in the 21st century. From the introduction of instant messaging on MSN Messenger, to Myspace, then the development of Facebook and now to a nearly endless list of social media networks connecting people and businesses around the world, it has never been more important to carefully consider what platform you use, if any, for your...

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Can A Massage Help With Anxiety? What The Science Says

3/03/2022

As one of the oldest forms of physical therapy, the benefits of massage are well documented. Massage is known to reduce muscle tension and promote relaxation, improve joint mobility and flexibility, and help with recovery from soft tissue injuries1. But can a massage help with anxiety?

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14 Powerful Acupuncture Benefits To Improve Your Life

11/02/2022

Acupuncture is part of an ancient medical practice that originated in China more than 2000 years ago. The energetic anatomy of the body, the pathways of internal circulatory systems references another way of looking at the body. Modern practice now involves the insertion of fine, sterile, single-use, disposable needles into specific sites (acupuncture points) along the body’s energy pathways (meridians), fascial...

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Essential Herbs For Sleep | Get A Good Night’s Rest

22/12/2021

Sleep is vital for our health and immunity, so when you find yourself waking up during the night or struggling to drift off, it can significantly affect your day-to-day life. Around one-third of Australians experience insomnia at some point in their lives. But what is insomnia, what causes it and what are some herbs for sleep that can help you wake up refreshed and ready for a new day?

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Chinese Medicine For Weight Loss | 5 Ways To Lose Weight

15/11/2021

If you’ve gained a few kilos recently, and are tired of following unsustainable diets, you may be thinking of trying Chinese medicine for weight loss. Traditional Chinese medicine (TMC) is one of the world’s oldest medical systems, having begun around 2,200 years ago. This ancient art includes techniques that have proven to help with weight loss, including acupuncture, Tai Chi, and key diet changes.

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What Is The Difference Between Myotherapy And Remedial Massage?

2/11/2021

On the surface, remedial massage and myotherapy might appear to be the same, but there’s key differences that distinguish each treatment. In this article, we’ll explore the subtle differences between the two therapies, including what they are, how they work, and what they’re good for, to help you better understand which treatment is suitable for you.

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9 Best Aromatherapy Books For Boosting Your Health & Wellbeing

20/10/2021

Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic plant oils, including essential oils, for physical and psychological well being. The different aromas and the chemical constituents of the oils can produce different physiological and emotional reactions and can be added to bathwater, massaged into the skin or vaporised in an oil burner. Like to know more? Here is a guide to the best aromatherapy books.

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The Full List Of Aromatherapy Benefits | Oils, Uses & Methods

23/09/2021

Aromatherapy is a holistic healing treatment that uses natural plant extracts to promote health and wellbeing, and humans have been using it for thousands of years. Every time we use essential oils in a massage, in the bath or in an oil diffuser, we are practising a form of aromatherapy. Much has been written about aromatherapy benefits, including by aromatherapy educator Salvatore Battaglia in his book, The...

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