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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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Skin cancer

January 19, 2020 In Australia sun exposure is a major risk factor for skin cancer.  Summer is here and the ultraviolet light is where our cells can be damaged by the harmful radiation. Surfcoast massage has been able to assist clients by detecting skin cancers and abnormal growths.  You can’t always see or know what to feel for...
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7 signs that you may have TMJ

December 1, 2019 TMJ syndrome is a pain in the jaw joint that can be caused by trauma, disease, wear and tear due to ageing and oral habits. The following are signs and symptoms to identify TMJ syndrome Head and neck pain Facial pain Ear pain Headaches Jaw locking and difficulty opening Problems with biting Jaw clicking or...
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4 Symptoms of whiplash

November 3, 2019 Symptoms of whiplash Pain moving neck stiffness, tightness and soreness in neck Tenderness, bruising and swelling Headaches Massage is the most effective treatment for whiplash breaking up the scar tissue. When whiplash initially occurs here are the first things to do Ice to help with swelling anti inflammatories to help with pain Once the swelling...
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6 Benefits of massage on the respiratory system

August 25, 2019 Massage has many benefits and spring is approaching us which means the respiratory system can be weakened when the lungs are compromised. When the respiratory system is under duress the rib cage becomes tight, the lung capacity is shallow and the nervous system and muscular system struggle to relax.  With massage the muscles are worked...
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7 Benefits of how massage can improving diabetes

August 4, 2019 Diabetes type 1 and 2 can be assisted with regular massage as it assists in regulating blood sugars and improves the circulation throughout the body. Although diabetes is seen as a disease from the medical world we forget that these diseases are caused from our own bodies defences and can be helped with medication but...
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