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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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Chronic Pain and how it can be managed

June 23, 2019 Chronic pain can be caused by migraine , osteoporosis, arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, after an injury or surgery. Nerve pain is one of the most difficult to treat of all chronic pain conditions and is usually treated with anti-inflammatory medication, opioids or surgery. Chronic pain can affect your digestion, moods, sleep, daily activity which can...
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5 ways to manage epileptic seizures

May 26, 2019 Surfcoast massage has been working with people with epilepsy for over 15 years. Epilepsy is where abnormal electrical activity occurs in the brain, it is a disorder of the nervous system. The well being part of your life can help manage the condition. Massage is often used to reduce tension in the muscles and the...
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5 tips to apply first aid to snake bites

April 25, 2019 The lymphatic system and snake venom how it moves through our body. Snake venom moves through our lymphatic system not our blood stream. Lymph is a fluid in your body that contains white blood cells. When you move your limbs the lymph fluid moves. Unlike blood which is pumped around your body continuously your lymph...
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7 Benefits to Lymphatic massage and sports massage

March 24, 2019 Surfcoast massage has been working with clients treating them with lymphatic drainage for all sorts of reasons, pre games, detoxing the body, post games or marathons, injuries and lymphedema and the list goes on. Some AFL teams are now just seeing the benefits of lymphatic drainage. Moving fluid from injured areas speeding up recovery after...
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Plantar warts and the best tip to eliminate them

January 27, 2019 A plantar wart is a wart occurring on the bottom of the foot or toe. Their colour is typically similar to that of the skin. Small black dots may occur on the surface, one or more may occur in an area. Walking can be painful, pressure on the foot can be difficult and then your...
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5 tips to avoid headaches and neck pain

December 23, 2018 Our day to day life puts a lot of stress on our body and headaches and neck pain can be avoided by just modifying a few things that are staring us in the face. Surfcoast Massage can help you to identify the problems that are causing the muscular tension or causing headaches. Hydration, drinking alcohol...
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