Author Archives: Phil Romeril

How Remedial Massage Can Help With Back Pain

remedial massage for back pain

Back pain is extremely common in Australia, with 1 out of 6 Australians experiencing chronic back pain at some point in their life. Data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed that more than 3.7 million Australians currently suffer from some form of back issue. Back pain is also considered the leading cause of […]

Remedial Massage for Runners

massage for runners

Many runners experience tension in the muscles of the leg and foot, restricted range of motion and as a result decreased circulation to the compressed tissues of the leg. Additionally runners often suffer from back pain as a result of the repetitive shock that is sustained by the stabiliser muscles along the spine. Remedial massage […]

Remedial Massage For Achilles Tendinopathy

What Is Achilles Tendinopath? In general achilles tendinopathy is caused by overusing the lower leg and ankle region. It begins as low level inflammation and micro-tearing which you may not notice, as the condition progresses the damage and inflammation become more pronounced and there is an increase of nerve sensitivity. If dealt with in the […]

Is Massage Effective For Headache Treatment?

is massage good for headaches?

It’s reported that more than 6 million people experience some form of headache on a regular basis, in Australia. In fact, headaches are one of the most common reasons cited for doctor visits, and account for the highest cause of work and school absenteeism. Whilst attempting to determine a single cause of headaches is difficult, […]

Can Remedial Massage Help With Posture?

remedial massage posture

The term ‘posture’ is often misunderstood. Many people for example, think that ‘good posture’ can be defined as a specific position that we hold ourselves in when standing. A common definition of physical posture is, “the position or bearing of the body, whether characteristic or assumed for a special purpose”. This means that posture is […]

Stress and Exercise

stress and exercise

Stress is a common aspect of life, and in small amounts is often necessary to create desired outcomes efficiently. Examples of common stressful situations include work deadlines, or responding to dangerous situations quickly. When stress becomes a constant, or poorly managed element in our lives however, it can negatively impact many areas of our lives, […]