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7 Ways to Effectively Advertise Your Massage Business

Sep 30, 2022

There are approximately 19,000 massage therapists in Australia, so competition is fiercer than ever. This requires the use of the most effective advertising and marketing strategies in order to stay ahead in the race. Creating an advertising strategy...

Eye Health Basics: What is Blepharospasm?

Apr 29, 2022

Blepharospasm, also known as benign essential blepharospasm, is an eye condition characterised by the involuntary muscle contractions of the eyelid. The eyelid may close tightly or blink excessively. Blepharospasm usually begins gradually and worsens...

Natural Cancer Treatments to Consider

Mar 16, 2022

Cancer is a disease that is characterised by the uncontrolled division of abnormal cells that can invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body through the blood or lymphatic system. Cancer can develop in any part of the body. There...

What is Panchakarma?

Feb 23, 2022

Panchakarma is a cleansing process used as part of several other Ayurvedic treatments designed to detoxify the human body. Panchakarma treatments consist of five therapies that aim to cleanse and rebalance the three doshas, namely vata, pitta and...

Essential Oils vs. Incense: Which is Better?

Feb 14, 2022

What's the difference between essential oils and incense sticks? It can be confusing to make sense of this question since both are natural aromatic products. However, there are some key differences between them which you should know about if you want...

Occupational Therapy Explained: What Exactly Do Occupational Therapists Do?

Jan 10, 2022

Occupational therapy is an allied health profession that helps people to achieve their goals by working on three main areas: skills, function and health. An occupational therapist will assess each person's individual needs and create a treatment plan...

Massage Guns: Friend or Foe?

Jan 05, 2022

There it goes again, the agonising pain in your lower back. Unfortunately, you must render over time and will not be able to see a massage therapist to help with your sore muscles. So, what do you do? You reach for your handheld massage gun, hoping...

Can Melanoma Be Treated Naturally?

Dec 30, 2021

Melanoma is a kind of skin cancer that develops in melanocytes, which are the cells that create melanin, a natural pigment that gives skin its colour. As the cancer cells spread from the melanocytes to form into surrounding tissues, it develops in...

Coccydynia: What You Need to Know About Tailbone Pain

Nov 25, 2021

We all know that pain can be a result of many different things. Sometimes, the cause of your pain is not as simple as you might think. Coccydynia is a condition where one experiences chronic pain in the coccyx or tailbone region due to inflammation, and...

Parkinson's Disease: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Nov 23, 2021

For those dealing with Parkinson's disease, living with it is an ordeal, but what makes it worse is that so many people misunderstand the disease, to the point where they can only categorise it by one symptom - tremors. This guide will walk you through...

Neuralgia: Types, Symptoms & Treatments

Nov 18, 2021

Rare but debilitating, neuralgia causes long-term and, oftentimes, debilitating pain. Australian researchers found that 8% of patients have this as a complication of shingles, and 26% are diabetics. Other people experience different types of neuralgia...

Treatments for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Oct 11, 2021

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition where the median nerve in the carpal tunnel, a narrow passageway in the palm area of your hand, becomes pressed and squeezed. This puts pressure on the nerve and causes pain, numbness and tingling sensations.

What are the Natural Healing Options for My Body, Mind and Soul?

Sep 01, 2021

What is happiness? Is it something we do? Is it something we feel? Can we make it, fake it or duplicate it? Is it attainable? What makes you happy? If you were to make a long list of what makes you happy and read it every day, then you would have a...

How to Manage Anxiety Naturally

Aug 31, 2021

Anxiety, generally speaking, is a response from excessive fear, worry, stress or over-thinking. Our survival mode kicks in when we are alerted by imminent danger. Sometimes those feelings may re-trigger or never switch off, and it affects our daily...

Fun Runs & Walks to Combat Parkinson's Disease

Aug 30, 2021

Are you looking for a fun way to support people battling Parkinson's disease while spending time with your friends and family? Come to the Unity Walk and Run 2021 on 13th September and change the fate of people who suffer from Parkinson's disease.

Why Should I Ask for Aromatherapy in My Next Massage Session?

Aug 26, 2021

Evidence and research  It has been well documented over the years, the evidence that proves and shows the therapeutic benefits of massage and aromatherapy for anxiety relief and increasing the psychological wellbeing of patients with chronic illness, especially...

Natural Pain Management Strategies

Aug 19, 2021

Pain is a very common condition. Pain may be anything from a dull ache to a sharp stab and can range from mild to extreme. You may feel pain in one part of your body or it may be widespread. There are two types of pain: Acute pain is a normal response...

How Breathwork Can Help With Stress Management

Aug 17, 2021

Stress, anxiety and depression can result in the malfunction of breathing due to our emotional mood or mindset. Breathing is an involuntary action of a physiological process to take in the air and utilise the oxygen on inhalation and expel the carbon...

Do You Listen to Your Back Pain?

Aug 13, 2021

Back pain, isn't it a PAIN (excuse the pun)!! It stops us from doing so many things, when really it can be avoided if we listen and pay attention to our bodies. I think just about everyone has experienced some type of back pain in their lifetime, which...

All About Remedial Massage

Aug 12, 2021

What is Remedial Massage? There are many variations within this style of massage, however, the Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA) defines remedial massage therapy as 'a massage based application used to treat a number of conditions affecting...

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