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Myotherapy vs. Remedial Massage

May 09, 2019

Do you get confused by the difference between all the various available physical therapies? Apparently, some modalities may appear to be similar in terms of the techniques being used and on the health conditions being treated. However, this is rarely...

Massage for Weight Loss

Sep 23, 2018

In 2010, sixty people took part in a research project that compared the effectiveness of three kinds of massage in reducing fatty tissue. They were divided into three groups: one lot had a mechanical massage treatment, one group had manual lymphatic...

Can Massage Therapy Boost Energy Levels?

May 25, 2018

Do you feel tired and sluggish come mid-afternoon? Most people who do immediately resort to a cup of coffee for an instant pick-me-up. While caffeine is a powerful stimulant that will certainly do the trick, it only offers temporary relief. You will...

Health Benefits of Lymphatic Drainage

Mar 28, 2018

What did the email reveal to you this morning? If it was a host of new wrinkles or bags under the eyes, it might be a great time for lymphatic drainage treatment. Give yourself, especially your skin, a treat. Read this article to find out the health...

The Health Benefits of Massage

Feb 19, 2018

Massage is one of the oldest healing practices. Many ancient communities such as the Ancient Greeks, Egyptians, Chinese and Indians used the therapeutic properties of massage to treat a variety of ailments.Massage therapy is a form of manual therapy...

What Are the Benefits of Massage For Children?

Feb 16, 2018

If you enjoy massage, you may be wondering if it’s safe and beneficial for kids. So long as you find an experienced and qualified therapist, massage can offer children of all ages a whole range of health benefits. Should I massage my child? Massage...

AAMT (Massage & Myotherapy Australia)

Jan 24, 2017

About Us Massage & Myotherapy Australia is a brand of the Australian Association of Massage Therapists Limited (AAMT), a not-for-profit organisation formed in 2003. As the leading representative body for massage and myotherapists nationwide, they currently...

Association of Massage Therapists

Jan 24, 2017

Who are they? The Association of Massage Therapists is a national, not-for-profit association representing qualified Massage Therapists and Massage Therapy Students. Established in 1966, it’s the oldest association in Australia and the premier representative...

Massage therapists take on Duchess Kate's challenge

Jun 02, 2016

Massage therapists take on Duchess Kate's challenge After learning that adult mental illness can often be prevented in early childhood, The Duchess of Cambridge, Katherine Middleton, is campaigning for communities to give more attention to mental health...

What is Hawaiian Massage?

Mar 21, 2016

What is Hawaiian Massage? If you long for an island escape – but can’t get away right now – a Hawaiian massage might just provide the tranquility you’re seeking.Also known as lomilomi or Kahuna massage, Hawaiian massage is a traditional bodywork...

The Day I Discovered Massage

Jan 15, 2015

Working at the Natural Therapy Pages for many years now has really spiked my interest in the wellbeing of myself and others close to me. I’ve learned about so many different modalities, what benefits they have and how they can really help and impact...

Experiencing Shirodhara: What to Expect

Dec 08, 2014

I love trying new treatments and natural remedies. So when I was travelling through Nepal and spotted a traditional day spa nestled down a Kathmandu laneway, I decided to book in for Shirodhara. Why Choose Shirodhara? There were two things that prompted...

Prenatal Massage

Aug 19, 2014

Prenatal Massage During pregnancy women often forget to take the time to nurture, relax and have some me time. Prenatal massage, just like a normal massage, helps to make you feel amazing and is very beneficial and good for you.  Prenatal massage is...

Giving the Gift of Health for Christmas

Dec 16, 2013

At Christmas, it’s easy to overdo it – Santa loves delivering loads of sugary treats, while tucking into fat-filled meals is tradition. So giving the gift of health can be a great option. Here we share the best healthy gift ideas for Christmas.

Exploring Oncology Massage: Q&A with Sarah Trangmar

Jul 29, 2013

Cancer is a leading cause of death in Australia, accounting for around 3 in 10 deaths. Increasingly patients are finding that palliative care, in the form of dedicated oncology massage, is an invaluable form of support while they fight the disease...

Can You Have Too Many Massages?

Mar 20, 2013

Who doesn't like massage? Probably no one, right? Getting a massage is probably one of the go-to activities for people looking to destress, relax and just take their minds off their daily chores. Some people even like getting massages multiple times...

Why Visit a Massage Therapist?

Feb 08, 2013

If you’ve ever had a massage, you probably left the clinic feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Feeling good is just one benefit from seeing a massage therapist. In this article, we look at a few other healthy reasons to book in for a massage. What is...

What is Tibetan Massage?

Dec 04, 2012

Along with Indian Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Tibetan medicine is one of the world's oldest systematised healing systems. Part of the Silk Road trading network that connected India, China and the Persian Empire, Tibetan medicine...

Massage Techniques for Arthritis

Feb 01, 2012

Doesn't matter why it's disappeared, but one of the quickest ways to get it back is with massage. Your smile, that is.  We need lots of smiles; they're one of the simplest ways to make sure we have a constant stream of endorphins, otherwise known as...

What is Shiatsu?

Jan 31, 2012

Shiatsu means "finger pressure" in Japanese. That simple translation, however, does not really reflect the complexities of the modality. A look at the history of shiatsu and how it is used by shiatsu practitioners can help explain what shiatsu is and...

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