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25 November 2019 - 7:07, by , in Wellness, No comments
What Is ‘Self Care’ and why is it so important? It may sound like a wishy-washy term, it did to me, alternatively, maybe you’re not convinced you should practise regular self-care? Either way, let’s break it down into simple, easy to do digest, non wishy-washy pieces. Self-care is a broad term that encompasses just about...
22 October 2019 - 0:26, by , in MelbourneWT, Wellness, No comments
  There are many ways to increase muscle recovery from an event or training. – hot and cold bath – the consumption of glucose post-activity – rehydrate Other effective methods are the Myotherapy techniques of massage and dry needling. Both are powerful for speeding up muscle recovery from sport and exercise.     What can...
22 October 2019 - 0:13, by , in MelbourneWT, Wellness, No comments
  Do you ever feel like your hips are stiff? Do you experience pain in the hips when going from sitting to standing and limp the first few steps? Chances are a couple of muscles in your buttocks (gluteus minimus, gluteus medius) is being repetitively irritated and weakened. Therefore, causing the feeling of hip pain...
21 October 2019 - 23:45, by , in MelbourneWT, Wellness, No comments
No time for lengthy post-ride stretch routines? Try these to keep you free of injury.   Whether you commute to work or ride around the bay every weekend, cycling is a great way to exercise with minimal impact on your joints. Being on a bike, often for hours at a time, keeps your body in a...
17 July 2018 - 7:07, by , in Wellness, No comments
The Truth About Turmeric Is it really the golden spice of life?   Turmeric, that bright yellow spice often used in curries and golden milk lattes, has been touted for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, gaining the reputation as another one of our superfoods. That reputation, however, may have just gone down a notch. A new...
2 May 2018 - 4:58, by , in MelbourneWT, Wellness, No comments
Heads Up! Are you the latest victim of ‘Text Neck’?   As myotherapists, we often treat neck and shoulder pain related to compromised posture. For sometime now extensive use of computers has been a major culprit. Times are changing and now more than ever, when we are not sitting (or standing) at our computer screens...
19 March 2018 - 7:43, by , in MelbourneWT, Wellness, No comments
5 Tips For A Speedy Recovery Running can be hard on the body, so whilst you can feel amazingly proud of your achievements after a long run event, don’t forget to give your body a little love back! Try these tips after your next run to ensure you bounce back quicker and better than ever…...
20 September 2017 - 11:14, by , in Wellness, 1 comment
5 Ways To Spring Clean Your Mind, Body & Life   Whether it is Spring, Rosh Hashanah, or both! It’s a time for new beginnings. Here are 5 simple ideas to get you started on ‘Spring Cleaning’ your mind, body & life. Mind & Body Reset the clock. Our bodies benefit from periodically detoxing. This...
4 September 2017 - 10:21, by , in Wellness, No comments
 Dry Needling Your Questions Answered…   Dry needling is a technique that is fast gaining appreciation in the Western world. Throughout Australia, Myotherapists are trained in the use of acupuncture needles to assist with their client’s pain relief and soft tissue function.     What is dry needling? Is it different to acupuncture? How does...
14 August 2017 - 10:28, by , in Wellness, No comments
It’s no surprise, as the temperature drops and the days get a little darker, our motivation to get out and move dwindles.  Cold muscles, restricted blood flow, stiff joints… no wonder our bodies feel different in Winter!  Curling up on the couch with a cuppa sounds far more tempting than going out in the grey for...