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4 Reasons Why Your Shoulders Hurt

Posted by Ho on 08-Mar-2018 23:00:00

Ever fallen into a WebMD sinkhole trying to find the cause of your mysterious pain? We all have, and we usually conclude that it's fatal. Take a breath though, because with shoulder pain, the problem is rarely serious.

Still, it's helpful to know what you're dealing with. Shoulder pain is a common problem. According to Dr. Clifford Stark, the shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body. This means it's at a higher risk of injury, so if your shoulders hurt, you're not alone.

To give you a clue about your specific pain, our pros have listed the most common shoulder problems.

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Topics: Shoulder Pain

3 Signs Your Stiff Neck is a Serious Issue

Posted by Ho on 01-Mar-2018 21:00:00

Are you experiencing stiffness in your neck?

At any given time, approximately 10 percent of the adult population has neck pain. Neck stiffness can be relatively benign and a short-term condition. But other times, it's a sign of something much more serious.

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Topics: Neck Pain

4 Hamstring Stretches to Ease Lower Back Pain

Posted by Ho on 22-Feb-2018 17:00:00

Are you experiencing back pain? If so, you are absolutely not alone! Some 3.7 million Australians suffer from back problems.

As you are likely well aware, an aching back can really put a damper on your quality of life.

Treating pain with medication, whether prescription painkillers or over-the-counter analgesics, doesn't treat the issue. It only relieves the symptoms -- if it works at all, that is. A better way to ease your back pain is by doing simple hamstring stretches to keep your back muscles loose and relaxed.

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Topics: Lower back pain

4 Benefits of Hot Stone Massages

Posted by Ho on 15-Feb-2018 19:00:00

What's your favorite type of massage?

There's no shortage of options available for people looking for relaxing therapy. Swedish, Thai, deep tissue, shiatsu, and trigger point are all viable options for a good massage.

But have you ever considered a hot stone massage? This technique has a number of health benefits.

Contrary to other types of massages, this massage does not involve a therapist's hands. It involves placing heated stones and scented oils on different parts of the body.

Taking care of your body will improve your overall health and keep you feeling good. From workouts to the massage table, hot stone massages have major benefits. Read on to learn more.

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Topics: Massage Benefits

Self Care: A Guide to Lower Right Back Pain

Posted by Ho on 08-Feb-2018 19:00:00

Back pain can creep into your life in many ways.

If you're experiencing a growing sense of back discomfort, it could be due to your posture and how often you stay sitting or standing. It could also be a result of high stress or an event like a bad fall or car accident.

Some symptoms even collect on one side of the body versus the other.

But, there are things you can do to decrease the extent of the pain.

Here are three simple ways to practice self-care for your right back pain.

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Topics: Lower back pain

Lower Left Back Pain: The Causes

Posted by Ho on 01-Feb-2018 20:00:00

If you're one of the millions of people worldwide that experiences back pain, you already know how debilitating it can be. It can feel like a sharp needle is being jabbed into your back.

But what you don't know is how serious of an issue lower left back pain can be.

Back pain, particularly in the lower left region, is often more than a menace. Do you need to see a specialist immediately?

Read on to find out the causes of lower back pain and what you can do about it.

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Topics: Lower back pain

Treat Yourself to a Stress Relief Massage in Melbourne

Posted by Ho on 26-Jan-2018 13:21:00

Massage is a centuries-old remedy for the stress of daily life. If you live in the Melbourne area, you are lucky enough to have many options to choose from! If you are seeking a stress relief massage, there are a multitude of choices available, from Thai massage to hot stones to a chocolate rubdown.

Options range from top luxury offerings where you can combine massage with various beauty regimens, to ancient healing practices from cultures from all over the world.

The only challenge will be getting away from the day to day grind to find time to experience all the relaxations these spas provide. Plus, with so many to choose from, you might find it hard to make a decision!

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Topics: Massage in Melbourne

Guide: The Best Acupressure Points for Treatment

Posted by Ho on 25-Jan-2018 13:00:00

What's the first thing you do when you have a headache? You reach up and rub your head, right?

Our natural instinct to touch and soothe pain is deeply ingrained. In fact, it's the essence of a 5,000-year-old Chinese practice known as acupressure.

Unlike acupuncture, which uses needles, acupressure requires only your fingertips and a little knowledge.

Whether you're battling chronic neck pain or trying to improve digestion, there's an acupressure point that can help.

Here's a quick guide to seven of the most common pressure points in your body.

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Topics: accupressure

15 Places to Indulge in a Destress Massage in Sydney

Posted by Ho on 19-Jan-2018 11:00:00


Let's face it, life can be stressful. You work full-time while juggling family life and keeping up with your beautiful home.

You're exhausted. And there's no issue with admitting you need a relaxing experience.

A massage also comes with health benefits. Have you heard the expression, "carry a weight on your shoulders?" This expression is actually factual.

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Topics: Massage in Sydney

4 Home Remedies for Upper Back Pain

Posted by Ho on 18-Jan-2018 11:00:00

When you're dealing with back pain, your life can come to a stop.

It's hard to do just about anything when your back hurts. Even the simple act of standing up or lying down can lead to excruciating pain.

Luckily, even if you can't bear to leave the house, relief is in sight.

Here are four remedies you can try at home to relieve your upper back pain.

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Topics: Back Pain


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