Author Archives: Phil Romeril

What Is Hot Stones Massage?

what is hot stone massage

Stones were among the first tools used by humans. Precious stones such as ornate, sapphire, ruby, were used for beautification purposes. Some cultures even used hot stones to alter the temperature of the body for healing purposes. Though the history of using heated stones and gemstones as an adjunct to body work dates back thousands […]

Massage | The History

The History Of Massage

Massage has been an integral part of the global healthcare system for centuries. Records from the 17th and 18th centuries for example indicate that Japanese massage therapists walked the streets, beating drums and playing flutes to attract clientele. At the time, training programs were also developed and licenses issued to professional massage therapists, who gained […]

Headache Treatment | Remedial Massage

remedial massage for headaches

Experiencing the discomfort and pain of a headache is one of the most common health-related conditions in Australia. It is estimated that around 15% of the Australian population takes pain-relieving medications on a regular basis. Although headaches can affect any person regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, or profession; people between the ages of 25-44 years […]

Cupping | What Does It Do And What Are The Benefits?

Cupping Benefits & Common Questions

Cupping therapy is probably one of the oldest forms of manual therapy used by humans for healing purposes. It has remained an important component of traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and other ancient healing systems where it was used to ease pain, release toxins from the body, improve energy flow (Qi) and heal various diseases and […]

How Remedial Massage Can Help Runners

remedial massage for runners

In the world of athletics in general, but running in particular, stamina, muscle strength, endurance, and flexibility are crucial to make sure you cross that finishing line and do so without injury. Running requires your muscles (particularly your leg muscles) to be in prime condition to take the sustained, repetitive muscle contractions that generate the […]

Myotherapy And Physiotherapy | The Difference


Chronic pain originating from musculoskeletal issues have become very common, thanks to the sedentary lifestyle, poor egronomics, unhealthy eating habits, and prolonged stress or anxiety. Although taking pain-killers or other OTC medications can manage the pain, it is often difficult to treat musculoskeletal pain. Patients suffering from musculoskeletal pain (such as headaches, knee pain, shoulder pain, […]