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Feeling stiff and tight? No time or motivation to stretch at home? Come and stretch with Mobilise! Our experienced team is now offering stretching classes to get you flexible and pain free. In a group of max. 10 people we will do passive/active stretching, muscle energy techniques, myofascial release and self joint and neuro mobilisation! These advanced stretching classes are run by our highly skilled and experienced Musculoskeletal Therapists who understand how the human body works and who can help you improve your joint range of motion, increase the flexibility of your muscles and lower your musculoskeletal pain levels. This is … Continue reading
Headache, Neck and Shoulder Pain from Desk Work? Do you spend your work day tied to a desk? Do you forget to take breaks, especially when you get into your work mojo, then next thing you know, it’s been 5 hours straight on your computer? Your back, neck and shoulders are aching, and by the afternoon, you can feel that headache coming on… Ouch! The worst part is, you have to do it all again tomorrow!
Our patients often ask us, ‘What is better static or dynamic stretching?’ or ‘How long should I be stretching?’ The debate over stretching has been around for a long time, but recently science has proven a few things to help clear the confusion. We’ve done the study and brought you a top ten list for stretching!
Sciatic Pain What is sciatic pain? The Sciatic nerve is one of the largest nerves in the body. Its roots stem from the lumbar spine (lower back) and branch off throughout the leg. Sciatic pain, or sciatica, is caused with there is some form of impingement occurring of the nerve. Pain is typically intense pain felt down the back of the leg into the calf and even the foot in severe cases. Pain may be augmented by bending forward or by looking down. What causes sciatic pain? There are many forms and causes of sciatica, dependant on … Continue reading
Meet Ewa – Our Final Year MST student who is currently in her last semester. Ewa will be offering $70/hr treatments on Mondays in our CBD clinic from 9am to 6pm; and 9am to 5pm Saturdays in Toowong. Ewa has vast experience in the field and can offer a range of techniques to help with pain. (Health Fund Rebates not applicable with this treatment)
For eighteen months I endured pain in my hip. It made going up stairs difficult and sometimes close to impossible. It meant that I was not able to enjoy a night’s sleep without being woken continually by pain. Over this time I sought a variety of treatments from a range of practitioners. Although some gave me a little temporary relief the condition persisted. Then I found Mobilise and Kath. The first treatment brought a measure of relief. After three treatments I was without pain for the first time in months. I now run up the stairs at the station. Kath … Continue reading
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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
Rachael Cooper is a Musculoskeletal Therapist and Remedial Massage 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 … Continue reading