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Specialising in delivering perinatal massage therapy What is NurtureLife® NurtureLife® is a holistic perinatal massage therapy method developed by Pregnancy Massage Australia that supports women who are nurturing new life. NurtureLife® was born from a desire to share...read more
The benefits of massage should be seen in the context of the whole of the person; physical, emotional, mental, psychological. The Physical benefits of massage The Respiratory System: The respiratory system will benefit as the lungs will be encouraged to work in a...read more
Both heat and cold can help reduce pain. However, it can be confusing to decide which is more suitable at any given time. These basic rules may help:
Use cold for acute pain (first 72 hours) or a new swollen/inflamed injury.
Use heat for chronic pain or an injury that is a 3 or more days old.
Ultimately, you need to choose what works best for you. If icing feels unpleasant, then heat may provide more comfort.
However, it is important to take the type of injury into account. Different types of injury need different treatments to heal properly. Ice and heat are not substitutes for medical evaluation and treatment.read more
If I had a dollar for every person that asked me what is a Myotherapy, I'd have a lot of dollars. Myotherapy is a form of physical therapy used to treat or prevent soft tissue pain and restricted joint movement caused by muscle or myofascia dysfunction. Myofascia are...read more