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Lymphatic drainage to treat Ross River Virus

Lymphatic drainage to treat Ross River Virus

February 14, 2021 Symptoms of Ross River Virus Rash appearing on the trunk and limbs Lymph nodes enlarged especially in the groin and armpits Fatigue and lethargy Muscle aches and pains Headaches Fever Lymphatic Massage benefits: Improves lymph circulation Calms the nervous system Encourages the immune system Removes toxins from the tissue Reduces inflammation Restores the lymph system...
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Pelvic instability during pregnancy

November 1, 2020 During pregnancy hormones change and influence the elasticity of the ligaments, the pelvic ligaments are stretched around the 20th week of pregnancy and in some cases the ligaments can be stretched beyond the usual degree, this can lead to instability of the pelvic girdle which can affect the birth. Pain is usually felt low down...
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How to avoid Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

September 30, 2020 What is Repetitive Strain Injury Repetitive strain injury is doing things in a repetitive way, it is a gradual buildup of damage to muscles, tendons and nerves from repetitive motions, the following are some occupations that are repetitive: Construction workers working on tools doing the same thing everyday Computer workers sitting at incorrect work stations...
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Covid 19 and the impact it has had on our work place

July 24, 2020 Covid 19 has challenged us in many ways and working from home or home schooling is just some of the challengers. Working from home has meant working from the dining room table, kitchen bench or in the lounge room all of which are not good for our posture.¬† Covid 19 is not short term it’s...
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Plantar fasciitis and achilles problems

June 14, 2020 What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common orthopaedic complaints. Plantar fasciitis causes pain in the bottom of the heel to the toe. The plantar fascia is a thick ligament that connects your heel to the front of your foot, it acts as a shock absorber and supports the arch of...
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4 Reasons manual lymphatic drainage works after plastic surgery

May 4, 2020 Research has found that without manual lymphatic drainage after post operative it takes 9 to 18 months for post operative swelling and fibrosis to go completely. With manual lymphatic drainage it takes 3 weeks to 6 months on average for the patient to eliminate any swelling and fibrosis completely. 4 Benefits: It speeds up your...
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4 Tips to reduce stress

April 6, 2020 Massage activates the body by decreasing the stress hormone cortisol,¬†which is released by the adrenal glands. It’s important for helping your body deal with stressful situations , as your brain triggers it’s release in response to many different kinds of stress. When cortisol levels are too high for too long this hormone can hurt you...
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Lymphedema when lymph nodes are removed

March 15, 2020 When lymph nodes are removed or damaged due to cancer treatment it can block the lymphatic system. Your lymphatic system is part of the immune and circulatory system. Swelling in the arm or leg that may be presenting discomfort , heaviness or pain. The blockage prevents lymph fluid from draining well and fluid build up...
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Lymphatic Drainage

February 12, 2020 The lymphatic system is designed to go after pathogens, fight viruses and push out waste products. The lymphatic system and liver depend on each other working to filter out heavy metals, herbicides, fungicides and pesticides. The liver filters out these heavy metals and poisons that affect the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system and liver rely...
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