Active bodies need to be taken care of to avoid injuries. Massage is vital to prepare te body for activity, keeping it in top condition and to assist in recovering from intense sessions and any injuries.
Focussing on rehabilitation, pain & overall management if injuries, involving a Systematic Assessment allowing for proper treatment of all connective tissues, ligaments, tendons & muscles.
A branch of manual medicine that focuses on the treatment and management of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction, involving in-depth evaluation to treat affected muscles, joints and nerves.
Also termed Myofascial trigger point dry needling. Dry Needling skilfully uses solid filiform needles for therapy of muscle pain, including pain related to myofascial pain syndrome.
Putting pressure on a trigger point can cause referred pain and can help identify the external area in the body generating the pain.
Treatment through the relaxing of contracted muscles, improving blood & lymphatic circulation, & stimulating muscle reflex.
The use of firm pressure and slow strokes to reach deeper layers of muscle and the connective tissue surrounding muscles (fascia)
The gentle manual stimulation of the lymphatic system, which allows fluid and proteins to return to the blood for organ processing.
With a population of less than 2500 people, located on the Great Ocean Road in the Surf Coast Shire, Anglesea is one of those places you could stop and stay forever. Anglesea was once called 'Swampy Creek', then renamed Anglesea River in 1884, then eventually just Anglesea in 1950.(Source: Wikipedia)
Be sure to vist the main patrolled beach or get a game of golf in where you will be guaranteed to spot some Kangaroo's hopping around. Summer is packed with activities to do, be sure to research well before arriving.
Top spots: Coogoorah Reserve, Great Otway National Park, Point Addis Marine National Park, The Great Ocean Road, Anglesea Bike Park, Anglesea Beach, Loveridge Lookout, Point Roadnight, Lions Park Reserve
Massage isn't just about 'feeling great' afterwards, their are numerous proven benefits to getting a regular massage along with regular exercise.
The most important benefits include: Correcting problems in your body, Stress reduction, Immunity boosting, Heightens mental alertness, Releasing muscle tension and pain, Increased joint mobility,
Improved posture, Improved skin tone, Eliminating ‘vicious cycle’ complaints.
Numerous studies and research show that anxiety is caused by chronic stress, as is depression and heart disease.
Whilst a small amount of stress is normal in our everyday lives, helping us to strive and achieve goals, too much is not good. If you find yourself living through a stressful period, do consider Massage.
Massage is a proven method for reducing stress, it can give you both physical and psychological benefits.