In a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, topical comfrey cream was evaluated for its benefit in reducing acute upper and lower back pain. Continue reading
But apart from giving a new mum an hour to herself, which will become such a rarity, did you know how beneficial post-natal massage is? Continue reading
Today I went to the beach, and was reminded of the benefits of walking barefoot on the sand. Not only does it feel great on your feet and you get a bonus exfoliation, but the instability of dry sand makes your feet and calf muscles work harder, building strength and burning kilojoules. If you get tired, walk on wet sand, which is easier (and cooler!)
Do you walk barefoot on the sand much?
(Photo courtesy of http://ibeipiaceridellavita.blogspot.com.au/2010/05/7-walking-barefoot-in-sand.html)
Massage therapy is an important and integral part of working to resolve many medical and injury issues, reduce stress, increase well-being and also support people in sports and athletics. There are so many positive reasons for the use of massage therapy outside of simply being enjoyable, that more and more people are turning to massage therapy time and again.
Massage therapy has been used for thousands of years. People have always understood the wonderful qualities of massage therapy – this is why it has stood the test of time as a physical therapy and for personal enjoyment. Continue reading
As some of you may know, my husband Darryn and I have been looking for somewhere new to live, as our landlord is selling our current home in Old Toongabbie. Well, we’ve found the perfect place – we’ve decided to make a tree-change and move to Mangrove Mountain on the Central Coast! Very exciting for us, but also sad for me as it means that I’ll be moving my business out of Parramatta after a very successful almost-6 years of providing professional in-home mobile massage services. All this happened relatively quickly, and I didn’t want to say anything until it was in the bag, but we’re all systems go! Continue reading