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Parkinson and Massage

old person seated on a table with parkinson's puzzle

Parkinson and Massage Overview Parkinson’s disease is a brain disorder that causes unintended or uncontrollable movements, such as shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with balance and coordination. Symptoms usually begin gradually and worsen over time. As the disease progresses, people may have difficulty walking and talking. (1) After this brief introduction to what Parkison is, we […]

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 […]

Tennis Elbow

MLD on Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow Overview Tennis elbow or even known as Lateral Epicondylitis is a condition that occurs on the lateral side of the forearm, at the elbow’s high. A common cause is repetitive motions of the wrist and arm. The name Tennis Elbow is just a reference to how common this condition can be in tennis […]

Golfer’s Elbow

Golfer's Elbow Pain Area

Overview Golfer’s Elbow also known as “medial epicondylitis” is an inflammation of the tendons that originates from the medial elbow side. The pain sensation can be local or spread along the forearm till down the wrist. Indeed, Golfer’s Elbow is similar to a tennis elbow, which occurs on the lateral side of the elbow. Both […]

Myotherapy

Needle for Dry Needling

What is Myotherapy? Myotherapy is a massage treatment technique used to treat or prevent soft tissue pain and restricted joint movement. “Myotherapy” stands for “Myo” Muscle “Therapy” therapy. In Australia, and specifically in Melbourne, it is a practice that in the last few decades took over the massage market, and is not becoming more and […]

Muscle VS Tendon

Muscle and Tendon are two different types of fibres that connect bonds, and allows joint to be moved by contracting or extending. A muscle consists of fibres of muscle cells covered by fascia, bundled together with many more fascia fibres, all surrounded by thick protective tissue. So each muscle fibre is covered in the fascia, […]

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis. What is Plantar Fasciitis? And how does it manifest? Who is more prone to suffer from it? Plantar Fasciitis is a foot condition that can cause severe pain when walking or standing. Pain may be more intense in the morning when you step out of bed. If you ever had plantar fasciitis you […]

Knee Pain

Knee Anatomy Frontal View

Who along you readers ever experience Knee Pain? Knee pain is a common presentation for clients of any range of age and gender. Knee pain indeed is a vast topic. So in this post, we are going to go through how to identify the reason why we can experience knee pain. For doing so we […]

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 […]

Neck Pain

neck pain

Neck Pain. Neck pain is something that we all did experience at some point in life and is not fun. Neck pain can manifest for very different reasons, it can be chronic, it can come and go and can debilitate our day. How we can prevent neck pain to happen? And, if I am in […]

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