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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! A huge part of what we do at Mobilise Remedial Massage is treat desk related musculoskeletal conditions. Whether it comes from seating posture, overuse … Continue reading
Musculoskeletal therapy can sound slightly daunting but all you really need to know is that if you have muscles, a skeleton and something is hurting then musculoskeletal therapy is for you! Musculoskeletal therapists specialise in identifying the source of any pain and dysfunction that you’re currently experiencing in muscles, joints or bones in order to provide the most effective treatment and ongoing management.
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! Dynamic BEFORE exercise. Static AFTER exercise. Static stretches have been proven to reduce power output of muscle and have a sedative effect on the body. Dynamic stretching should aim to gently increase joint ranges. It is not ballistic stretching! So don’t go … Continue reading
Remedial massage therapy is all about you and your body. Whether you need a deep tissue massage for back pain, or a relaxing soft tissue massage to help you relax and unwind, remedial massage therapy is tailored to the individual needs of your body.
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)
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Massage is an undoubtedly popular and effective method of seeking relief from muscular pain, stress and other ailments that often affects us due to our hectic schedules. While many associate muscular pains are from more active pursuits such as athletics or physically demanding jobs, those bound to an office chair five days a week might also suffer from neck pain and RSI. Massaging the affected areas can provide instant relief as well as a host of other benefits.
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
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.