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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...

What You Need to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis

Jun 14, 2021

People with rheumatoid arthritis experience debilitating joint pain, extreme fatigue, cognitive impairment, emotional distress and many other unpleasant things. If these echo what you feel or that of someone important in your life, this guide walks...

All You Need to Know About Osteoarthritis

Jun 11, 2021

About 2.2 million people in Australia are suffering from osteoarthritis, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics' 2017-18 data. Most of whom are women aged 75 years and over, but the condition usually starts developing from age 45 onwards.

How to Start a Massage Therapy Business

Apr 09, 2021

Congratulations! Now that you have received your Certificate IV in Massage Therapy, obtained membership with Australia's peak massage associations, and secured your Professional Indemnity Insurance, you're ready to launch your career in massage and...

What is Scar Massage Therapy?

Feb 08, 2021

Surgery, cuts, wounds and skin infections can injure tissues and result in scarring. Scar tissue develops during the healing process of an injured tissue, causing collagen cells to lose their natural structure and form into a lump. Collagen naturally...

Insurance for Massage Therapists

Jan 29, 2021

As a massage therapist, you are literally giving "hands-on" treatment to clients to help relieve them of stress, facilitate healing and provide them with an overall sense of wellness. The service you provide is priceless, yet there are risks involved.

Studying Stone Therapy Massage

Jan 04, 2021

Hot or chilled, stones are therapeutic to the mind, body and soul. Whether you love to indulge in a stone therapy massage or are curious about its benefits, undertaking formal training in this modality will open you up to wonderful opportunities in...

What is Osteoporosis?

Dec 18, 2020

Osteoporosis is a bone condition that is prevalent in older people, specifically those aged 50 and above. The Australian Burden of Disease Study shows 4.74 million Australians in this age group have osteoporosis, and this number is expected to increase...

Studying Shiatsu

Dec 11, 2020

Do you believe in the power of your hands to heal? If so, you have the makings of a Shiatsu therapist, one who is capable of fusing the elements of manual therapies and Chinese medicine to help others achieve optimal health. Whether you're new to oriental...

Meet the Healers: Colleen Harvey

Nov 20, 2020

Who is Colleen Harvey? Do you wish that you could overhaul your health, getting rid of what's causing you pain and restoring the vitality you had when you were 20? There's no need for a magic wand to make your wish come true. Just seek the help of...

A Career in Massage

Nov 18, 2020

What can be more relaxing than a massage therapy at the end of a tiring day? Perhaps every hardworking individual has this question running through their mind, which explains why massage has become the choice of career of many natural health practitioners.

Top 5 Massage Therapy Associations in Australia

Oct 27, 2020

As a massage therapist, you want to be part of a professional association that focuses on your professional growth, customers and overall wellbeing. After all, who doesn't want to join an organisation that provides its members with the latest industry...

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