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Neck and shoulder pain

August 30, 2015 The neck and shoulders are prone to injury.  Surfcoast massageTorquay/Jan Juc regularly treats and improves neck and shoulder pain. Trauma, poor posture and overuse are common causes of neck pain . Tendon and instability frequently occur in the shoulder. The most common cause of shoulder and neck pain is poor posture, awkward sleep positions, sleeping on a...
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Massage and the hidden benefits

July 26, 2015 Surfcoast Massage can help you benefit from stress headaches tension sleep disorders depression anxiety   Remedial massage has been proven to decrease stress hormones and increases the white blood cells, indicating a boost in the immune system. Massage can                  give the immune system a boost by helping...
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Lymphedema and manual lymphatic drainage

June 20, 2015 Surfcoast Massage performs manual lymphatic drainage in Torquay/ Jan Juc and can be contacted on 0438668878. Lymphedema is a condition of localised fluid retention and tissue swelling caused by a impaired flow of the lymphatic system. The condition can be inherited although it is frequently caused by cancer treatments and by parasitic infections. The lymphatic...
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Post-operative lymphatic drainage for breast cancer patients

May 31, 2015   If you’ve had a single or double mastectomy as a result of having breast cancer, your post-operative treatment should include lymphatic drainage performed by a trained professional. It’s important you have finished your other cancer treatments (chemotherapy/radiation) and had the OK by your Oncologist, but once you are at this stage you want to...
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Foot pain and remedial massage in Torquay

April 19, 2015 The cause of foot pain can be narrowed down by location and by considering some of the most common causes of foot pain. Injury, overuse or conditions causing inflammation involving any of the bones, ligaments or tendons in the foot can cause foot pain. Arthritis is a common cause of foot pain. Injury to the...
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Tension Headaches and Remedial Massage

March 22, 2015 Tension Headaches: The most common type of headache usually identified with pressure or pain around the head, temples, eyes or back. Tension type headaches account for 90% of all headaches. Tension headaches are more common in women than men and affect up to 1.4 billion people. Cause: Stress usually occurs in the afternoon after long...
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Achilles tendinitis

February 28, 2015 Achilles tendon generally caused by overuse of the limb and is more common among athletes training under less than ideal conditions. Signs and symptoms: Symptoms can vary from an ache or pain and swelling to the local area of the ankles, burning that surrounds the whole joint. With this condition the pain is usually worse...
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Sciatic pain and dry needling

January 31, 2015 Sciatica is a common form of lower back and leg pain. Sciatica is a set of symptoms for what is irritating the root of the nerve to cause the pain. Symptoms include lower back pain, buttock pain, and numbness, pain or weakness in the leg, pins and needles, sensation or tingling and difficulty moving or...
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Sports Massage and Stretching

January 17, 2015 Stretching is a form of physical exercise in which a specific muscle or tendon is deliberately flexed or stretched in order to improve the muscles felt elasticity and achieve comfortable muscle tone.The result is a feeling of increased muscle control, flexibility and range of motion. Ballistic stretching is a rapid bouncing stretch in which a body...
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Sports Massage

December 28, 2014 Sports Massage is geared towards athletes of all levels elite or amateur preparing their bodies for peak performance, it can be done pre event, during training or to help post event. Pre event: should assist in warming up an athletes’s body, increasing blood supply to the muscles, preparing the neuro pathways, assisting with joint mobility...
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