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Kath is the principal MST and Owner of Mobilise Remedial Massage. With over ten years experience, Kath has worked with both National and State sports teams in Netball, Running, Triathlon, Cycling, Surf Ski/Boat Racing, Rowing, Cricket and Rugby Union. Kath gained her Bachelor of MST and Diploma of Remedial Massage at ACNM (now Endeavour College of Natural Health). Kath has extensive experience treating patients with chronic pain, and has a special interest in the treatment of spinal conditions, headaches and migraine, lower back pain, trauma and autoimmune conditions. Kath works with a number of primary health professionals, including GP’s, Physiotherapists … Continue reading
Grace is a qualified Relaxation and Deep Tissue Massage therapist (Cert IV Massage Therapy) working for our Relaxation Brand, Catharsis Therapeutic Massage at our Toowong clinic. She has over 2 years experience working in the spa industry, previously at Rainesforest retreat at Indooroopilly. Her approach focuses on achieving maximum relaxation for a client and she is able to tailor a treatment through a variety of pressures and deep tissue techniques combined with a slow, calming pace. She offers Swedish, Hot Stones, AromaBody and Deep Tissue massage. You can book an appointment with Grace on Monday, Wednesday and Friday in our … Continue reading
Ewa is the Principal Relaxation Therapist for our relaxation brand Catharsis Therapeutic Massage. She is also in her final year of the Musculoskeletal Therapy degree, and can offer a high quality deep tissue massage, using the knowledge gained from her study. Ewa is passionate about helping people reconnect to their body through massage. Whether you are looking for stress relief, relaxation or deeper work, Ewa can use her many skills to help you.She is available for appointments in our Toowong clinic on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, offering Ka Huna, Hot Stones, Swedish, AromaBody and Deep Tissue massage. Book online … Continue reading
Rachael Cooper is our newest Musculoskeletal Therapist who believes that prevention is always the best solution. She gained her Bachelor in Musculoskeletal Therapy and Diploma in Remedial Massage at Endeavour College of Natural Medicine (formerly ACNM). Rachael provides evidence based treatments for her clients and uses a very hands on approach to ensure she is empowering them with knowledge about their body and how it moves. She incorporates a range of postural analysis as well as strength and flexibility tests to identify what is contributing to the pain and is passionate about using massage to aid in rehabilitation, injury prevention, … Continue reading
Today is moving day! We are moving our current Toowong clinic to a beautiful new premises just down the road to: 58 Miskin St, Toowong. Our phone number will be the same: 07 3807 5990 Our Brisbane CBD clinic is trading as normal. We are closed in Toowong just for today, 28 Feb 2015, and will reopen in Miskin St this coming Monday, 2nd March.
Massage therapy is a wonderful way to decompress and forget about the world for awhile. It’s also a proven stress buster. Relaxation techniques like massage can lower your stress levels and improve your general well being by lowering your blood pressure, heart and breathing rate, increasing blood flow, reducing tension in your muscles and assisting with pain relief. As a result, you might feel less fatigued and notice an improvement in mood and self esteem. There’s no such thing as ‘too much’ when it comes to relaxation techniques. Improve the effects of your massage by following up with one of … Continue reading
Everybody needs to relax. Even if you have a demanding schedule and a long list of tasks to do, taking breaks for the purpose of relaxation could actually help you finish everything quicker. Relaxation technique help reduce stress and burnout in both our physical bodies and also our minds. We have listed five rewarding ways to relax, so why not take a break and try one today?
Hamstring Strain What is a hamstring strain? Hamstring (or ‘hammies’) strains are some of the most commonly seen sporting injuries. They can happen to any and every type of athlete from runners, soccer or basketball players to skateboarding or surfing. But what is a hamstring? Unbeknownst to most, the ‘hamstring’ is not a single muscle or ‘string’. It is a group of 3 muscles that allow the body to perform knee flexion and hip extension. They get the name ‘Hamstrings’ because butchers used to hang pig carcases by these strong tendons. During a hamstring strain, one or more of these … Continue reading
Have you been taken prisoner by your own body? You work hard, too hard and you spend hours sweating it out in the gym, trying to maintain a perfect physique. You’re exacting and rather sharp with yourself, demanding gold medal performances in everything you do – from work to school lunch boxes. Maybe you’re a guy who works on-site, sore from carrying heavy loads day-in, day-out. Maybe you’re outside the square and living life, but stressed and tired, a bit frail for no reason at all. Very rarely do our bodies send up the help signal for zero – your … Continue reading
Sleep can escape us even when we’re exhausted. Some of us lie awake, staring at the ceiling, counting thousands of sheep while singing the latest radio tune in our heads, frustrated and counting down to the inevitable wake up alarm. Chances are, if you’re a person who suffers from sleeplessness on a semi-regular to regular basis, you’re packing a few serious back and neck issues contributing to the problem. But can massage really improve your sleep quality? The short answer? Yes. The long answer? Read on…