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Massage and the scientific benefits

November 28, 2021 Studies have shown that massage is effective in treating a range of symptoms related to a variety of conditions. Massage may be used to treat or prevent a range of physical and psychological conditions.  Massage is perhaps one of the oldest healing traditions. Many ancient people including the Greeks, Egyptians, Chinese and Indians were convinced...
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Is there a connection with menopause and bursitis?

October 31, 2021 There is plenty of research showing that inflammation can increase during menopause due to declining estrogen. Estrogen is anti-inflammatory, so it makes sense that as it decreases, inflammation increases. This change can occur during any stage of menopause. The primary female hormone, estrogen protects joints and reduces inflammation, but when estrogen levels drop during menopause,...
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6 Symptoms of tendonitis

September 22, 2021 Tendonitis is a condition where the connective tissue between your muscles and bones (tendons) become inflamed, often caused by repetitive activities tendonitis can be painful. Tendonitis is a fairly common problem according to the Bureau of Labor statistics, tendonitis causes more than 70,000 people to miss work per year. It is important to understand its...
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How craniosacral can help with concussion

August 25, 2021 Craniosacral therapists see the cranial system of plates, sutures and membranes in the skull as having mobility, the capacity to breathe. Head injuries and concussion can adversely this mobility and affect the free flow and stable pressure of cerebrospinal fluid and blood flow. The gentle manipulations can restore plate, suture and membrane mobility and promote...
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10 signs of Lymphatic congestion

July 24, 2021 The majority of your lymphatic system surrounds your gut, your gut health and the health of the intestinal villi is essential for lymph flow, detoxification and immunity. The intestinal lymphatics also play a key role in delivering absorbed dietary fats to the liver for processing. When the intestines become inflamed or irritated from chemical additives...
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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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