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Groin Pain Groin pain can present acute and chronic state. An acute groin injury occurs during an activity such as sport or exercise. Acute groin injuries occur more commonly in fast pace, directional sports such as soccer, basketball or football). Common causes of acute groin pain are muscle or tendon tears in the groin or contusions/direct trauma to the area. Typical symptoms of an acute groin injury include; – Sudden onset of pain – Tenderness locally – Mild to intense pain in the immediate area – Inability to weight bear – Inability to move the affected joint (due to pain) … Continue reading
What is Fascia? Can the treatment of it improve your sports performance? Fascia is a little known tissue of the body and is often overlooked during treatment. Treatment of fascial issues can provide great results in prognosis of conditions. The Mobilise Team are all trained in treatment of fascial issues through a variety of treatment methods, so give us a call and see what we can do for you! (07) 3870 5590 – Mobilise Toowong. http://breakingmuscle.com/mobility-recovery/the-top-5-ways-fascia-matters-to-athletes
Sports injuries What are sports injuries? ‘Sports injuries’ are injuries that happen when playing sports or during exercise. Most commonly they are accidental; however other injuries can result from poor training/playing quality or improper gear. Poor conditioning can also play a role in increase chance of injury. Listed are some of the more common sporting injuries. – Sprains (Muscular) and strains (Ligament) – Contusions or ‘corks’ – Sore or achy muscles – Stiff or painful joints – Dislocations – Fractures What is ‘Acute’ or ‘Chronic’ injury? Acute injuries happen suddenly during sports or exercising. They are painful and can cause … Continue reading
Kat Massey is an experienced Musculoskeletal Therapist and Remedial Massage Therapist. She has a previous background as an instrumental musician, representative basketball player and nursing. Kat has a passion for treating postural dysfunction and chronic pain and continued education in disease processes. Kat has experience treating patients with a variety of acute and chronic pain conditions such as assisting patients with rehabilitation after joint reconstructive surgery or postural realignment after pregnancy or pain from occupational stress. She uses a variety of deep tissue and stretching and strengthening techniques in treatments and utilizes additional tools in dry needling and Chinese cupping. … Continue reading
Mobilise Remedial Massage is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic therapist to join our busy team. Our business is committed to offering excellent MST, Remedial and Sports Massage in Brisbane, and as such our patients are not looking for an ordinary “rub”, but a comprehensive and supportive treatment plan. If you are passionate about your career in MST/RMT, and want to work with likeminded and dedicated therapists, this position could be for you. We are looking for the following attributes: High level of musculoskeletal assessment skills, including orthopaedic testing. Ability to perform high quality Remedial/Sports Massage and/or MST at qualification … Continue reading
Mobilise now has two second year MST students offering Swedish/Deep Tissue Massage for $40/hr, and Aromatouch Massage for $45 (45 min). Our students, Eve and Leslie-Ann, are offering these treatments to further their experience in bodywork and soft tissue massage. Are you looking for stress relief? The The AromaTouch technique is a very gentle, relaxing essential oil application developed by Dr. David Hill a leading expert on oils, their use and their medicinal benefits. AromaTouch is performed using Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade doTERRA essential oils which have been ‘recognised as the most therapeutic oils in the world and play a … Continue reading
With a background in middle distance running and steeplechase, Melissa was well prepared to compete at a world class level in the long course triathlon. In her first dedicated year to the sport, she won Australian Female Triathlete of the Year 2011. In 2013, Melissa won the Ironman 70.3 World Championship, and has gone on to win it a second time (so far!). Mel has been a sports massage client of Kath’s at Mobilise for the past 3 years (when she has been in Brisbane). A big congratulations to Mel for her most recent win – The Toyota Ironman Australia … Continue reading
I have been going to Mobilise on and off for 18 months for treatment of a neck problem. In terms of relieving pain and spasm and restoring movement, it has been consistently more effective than all other treatments including physiotherapy, medication and even nerve ablation. Kath’s knowledge of anatomy and referred pain patterns makes her treatments safe and effective. She also has the skills and sense of humour to put you at ease. Recommend highly.
Just a few words as testiment to the great work done by Kath Phillips in relieving my pain and fixing up the damage I cause myself through poor posture and spending long hours in front of a computer screen: Kath is amazing at relieving my neck and back pain. My work schedule means that it is not always easy to get an appointment with Kath in the city and this has led me to try other therapists in more convenient locations. However, I always end up going back to Kath. Other therapists will relieve the pain and make me … Continue reading
We have now expanded both our original clinics, and with no hassle to our patients, as we have just changed floors in both buildings! In Toowong, we are now on the ground floor, in Brisbane City, we are now on the 4th floor. To all our current patients, we would love you to drop in and check out the new clinics. To all our new patients – welcome!