Recent research studies show that pregnancy massage does more than just give symptom relief to things like lower back pain, fluid retention and stress. The Touch Research Institute in Miami, Florida did some case studies and found that as well as all the listed benefits below, women also had fewer complications during their delivery as […]
Injury Prevention Sporting Enthusiasts work hard and play hard so injury prevention is the key here. With exercise there must also be stretching and massage scheduled into your training program if you want to ensure you remain injury free. Tight muscles cause injuries! You can suddenly tear or develop inflammation around your joints if your […]
Getting a massage is one of those health care treatments that has unfortunately been placed in the ‘luxury’ category. As a general rule, men only seek out the heaven-sent treatment when we’re irreparably sore from training, or between piña coladas on an island getaway. But we’re missing out on something truly great, and the ancient […]
There’s nothing more disappointing than looking forward to a good pummelling and getting little more than a light stroke. I’ve had a few pregnancy massages in the past and to be honest, they’ve all been a bit of a let-down. My last one, on holiday in Port Douglas at 25 weeks pregnant, was particularly forgettable. […]
Remedial massage, administered by trained therapists, can benefit individuals from all walks of life. Jackie Messaike, founder of Jackie’s Sports, explains. Q: What are some of the benefits that regular massages from trained therapists can bring? Trained massage therapists are skilled in Remedial Massage, whereby we are able to identify where a client’s tight areas are, […]
Stress, poor posture and long hours behind a desk are all good reasons to book in for a regular Remedial Massage. Tight muscles can develop in anyone, not just elite athletes. Anyone is at risk of developing an injury or general muscular pain if they are not seeing a professional sports masseuse on a regular […]
If you are new to training and the fitness world when should you consider starting regular massage treatments?
Before we strengthen our body with exercise it is important to massage and stretch tight muscles in the body to avoid injury and pain. Most of us these days work long hours and sit for extended periods of time, which causes muscular imbalances throughout our body. Tight and weak muscles will cause their associated muscles […]