What is ‘Emmett therapy’?

June 22, 2015If you don’t enjoy massage treatments using deep pressure, you might enjoy the Emmett technique. Emmett therapy uses gentle pressure applied to specific points on the body to help ease tension and pain. The Emmett technique is named after Ross Emmett, a highly-qualified and well-regarded natural therapies practitioner in Australia. Light pressure is combined with verbal prompts,...
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Oncology Massage – why touch helps

January 28, 2015From the day a person learns they have cancer, their world is never the same again. The innocence of thinking: “it won’t happen to me” is replaced with a myriad of emotions including fear, grief, sadness and a feeling that you’ve lost control of your world. Then add the physical symptoms of the disease, and...
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Myotherapy – not ‘just a massage’

November 6, 2014While massage therapies are a very important aspect of myotherapy, many people fail to understand that massage is just one component to myotherapy. Geelong myotherapy at Geelong Natural Therapies uses a variety of modalities to achieve pain relief, and identify the cause of pain. These include many more options than just massage such as: Orthopaedic and...
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Myotherapy to assist Back Pain

June 30, 2014Poor core strength and core stability is a major contributor of lower back pain and is something that can affect people of all ages. Eliminating lower back pain is difficult unless you address the true cause, which is often a lack of core stability. Your core muscle groups are a brace for your spine and...
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Geelong Myotherapists Easing Pain

June 2, 2014Living with constant pain doesn’t just have a physical impact on sufferers, the emotional impact can leave people devastated and worried for their future. The team at Geelong Natural Therapies understand how constant pain can niggle away at a persons’ psyche and uses a number of methods to identify and treat the cause of pain...
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Heat Packs recommended by Geelong Myotherapists

May 22, 2014Be careful of using smelly old wheatbags over and over and over again – it could lead to a house fire. Not many people realise that over time the grains within wheatbags can dry out and heating them in the microwave can result in a smouldering fire, especially dangerous is the wheatbag is used while...
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More than Geelong massage therapists

March 31, 2014Massage therapists at Geelong Natural Therapies can prescribe therapeutic aids to assist clients who need to pay attention to their posture as part of their ongoing recovery. Geelong Natural Therapies stocks a quality therapeutic pillow and heat pack range by Thera-med, an Australian company that aims to provide premium quality Australian made postural comfort pillows...
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What is Geelong Myotherapy?

January 20, 2014Myotherapy is often overlooked as a treatment option because people simply don’t understand what myotherapy is – so what is myotherapy? It’s helpful to start with the understanding that ‘myo’ means muscle. So basically, Geelong myotherapists assess, diagnosis, and treat pain derived from muscles of the body, and also fascia (which is a covering that...
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Geelong Myotherapists treating Bursitis

December 4, 2013Anyone who’s had a bout of bursitis will tell you it’s a painful condition that can cause significant pain and swelling – often in major joints like the shoulder, hip and knee. Bursitis, or a bursa, is a fluid-filled sac that separates: tendon from bone skin from bone muscle from muscle; or, muscle from bone....
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Disc Bulge Treatment Using Geelong Myotherapy

October 23, 2013A disc bulge can be extremely painful and you can understand why people think the right way to treat it is with immobilisation and rest. Wrong! Studies show if you have some sort of rehabilitation within the first six weeks of sustaining your disc bulge injury, you will gain 50% more improvement than those without...
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