Tag Archives: lower back

Seating on the floor, mobility time

Seating on the floor, squatting

As previously spoken in another blog post, seating on the floor, and working at the pc would be a better anatomical position than seating on a chair. Why? Well, seating on a chair, is not actually that comfortable, especially in the long term. As a massage therapist, most of my clients are people who have […]

Joint Mobilisation

Feet Metatarsal Mobilisation

Joint Mobilisation Overview Joint mobilisations are manual therapy techniques that aim to improve joint mobility and flexibility and reduce joint pain. Joint mobilisation can be applied to many body joints. There are contraindications that have to be taken into consideration for mobilisation: Joint swelling Osteoarthritis Bond Fracture Bulge disk (if the mobs are intended on […]

First Massage Appointment

First Massage Appointment

First Massage Appointment. At Melbourne Thai Treatment, a first massage appointment session does last a bit longer than a regular appointment. Indeed, if you go on the booking page, you may notice that the first appointment lasted 75mins. Why so?! Well, within the first appointment, as a therapist my aim is to track down your […]

Corrective Exercises VS Massage

corrective exercises fore arm

Corrective exercises VS Massage. As Massage Therapist, I often see people who come in for treatment due to pain and discomfort. Indeed, I am more than happy to be that person who, by manual therapy can alleviate others’ agony. Said so, at the end of the treatment, I tend to show to the client a […]

Massage History

Egyptian Massage History

Massage History. Massage history dates back many centuries ago. The association between touch and healing is longer than what you may expect. In fact, the history of massage goes back to 5000 years ago. As per the result of the first finding, the first appearance of massage as a healing technique is founded in India. […]

Cupping

Dynamic Cupping

Cupping. What is cupping? How does cupping work? Firstly, Cupping is a type of alternative therapy based on placing cups on the skin to create suction. Indeed, the suction would pull the skin up from the muscle layer, drugging back the fascia layer seating below it. Cupping is a gentle work on the body, not […]

Scoliosis

Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine that most often is diagnosed in adolescents. Firstly, let’s say that there are 2 main types of scoliosis: Functional and Structural. Indeed, Functional S. is a type of scoliosis due to a muscular unbalance in the body. The spine presents a curvature but no rotations. On the […]

Lower Cross Syndrome

Anteriar Pelvic Tilt Thai Massage

Lower Crossy Syndrome What is a Lower cross Syndrome? The Lower Cross Syndrome as for the Upper Cross Syndrome is an unbalance between the forces of muscle groups that cross each other between the anterior and posterior of the body. For the Lower Cross Syndrome, we would look into the Pelvic area. What’s the pelvis […]

Lower Back Pain

lower back pain

Lower Back Pain Lower back pain, is a condition which can deliver lots of stress and can affect our daily habits. It can be a terrible experience to live, as it can make many tasks difficult or impossible to take. Here below you will find a series of questions and answers in regards to my […]

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