Tag Archives: remedial massage

What to expect from Melbourne Massage and Treatment

MLD hand

Here is a list of services available at Melbourne Massage and Treatment: Myotherapy Remedial Massage Thai Massage MLD Thai Yoga But what you should expect from those services? Well, in first place, any of those services are hollist services, so can’t be official diagnoses for medical conditions and Giovanni can’t prescribe any medications for it. […]

Achilles Tendinopathy

What Is Achilles Tendinopathy? Achilles tendinopathy is a condition that manifests on the lower portion of the calf and is caused by overusing the muscle of this region, such as Gastrocnemius and or Soleus. Initially, you may not notice the issue, as it starts as a low-level inflammation and micro-tearing but as the condition progresses […]

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 […]

Patella Tracking Disorder

Knee Pain

Patellar tracking disorder Patellar tracking disorder is a knee condition that occurs when the patella also known as the kneecap, moves out of its original place when the leg straightens or bends. In most cases, the kneecap shifts towards the outside of your leg, this condition is called “Lateral Patella tracking”. Occasionally in some cases, […]

Nervous System

nervous system components

Overview of the Nervous System The Nervous System (NS) is what controls the voluntary and automatic functions of the body. It is made up of: brain spinal cord nerves When we say that it controls the body’s automatic response, we refer to reactions to emergency response. The nervous system is made up of: the central […]

Frozen Shoulder

Normal and Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder Overview Frozen shoulder, is also known as per the name “adhesive capsulitis”. A frozen shoulder as per the name is a shoulder that would barely move. Both signs and symptoms typically begin slowly and then get worse. Recovery time is subjective. A common cause of a Frozen Shoulder is having to keep a […]

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 […]

Mobility Joint, Stability Joint, Strenghening

Joint Mobility

Mobility Joint – Stability Joint – Strengthening We refer to Mobility as the degree to which a joint can move before being restricted by surrounding tissues. Not all the joints taught are considered mobility joints. Starting from the big toes joint, and moving up the body, to the upper cervical joints, we can count one […]

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 […]

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