Author Archives: Phil Romeril

What Is Cupping? What Can It Treat?

the history of cupping

Cupping is a form of natural therapy that involves placing plastic or glass cups on the skin and creating suction using either heat (fire) or a mechanical device (manual or electrical pumps). It is clinically proven to facilitate the natural healing process, relieve muscular pain, increase blood flow and in some cases, help with insomnia. […]

Remedial Massage Benefits

remedial massage

Remedial massage is different to other types of massage as it provides many additional benefits such as correcting and managing postural issues, increasing sports performance and reducing / eliminating physical pain and dysfunction. Remedial massage can provide fast temporary pain relief but remedial massage therapists also concentrate on finding and addressing the cause/s of the […]

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, […]