Whatever type of massage is sought, this is usually the first question people ask. For a sports massage, the answer is very specific and depends entirely on the treatment you are seeking. If you want the massage to work to its full potential, you need to make sure that the clothes you are wearing are appropriate. Read more »
The benefits of musculoskeletal screening in the work environment
In 2016, a musculoskeletal screening survey took place which had lasting improvements for 32 employees. The survey was conducted by Connect Health, within a large public sector body. Each candidate was given:
- A pre-screening questionnaire;
- A full, 40 minute, musculoskeletal physiotherapy assessment;
- A 20 minute long case review after a month’s participation in the study; and
- A final assessment (30 minutes) after three months.
Did you know that pilates is also good for curing back pain and rosacea?
“I stopped groaning. When I get out of the car now, I don’t go arrggghhh”, said author Martin Amis, in relation to pilates. We at Total Restore share Mr Amis’ enthusiasm. Our physiotherapist, Sarah, is a qualified Pilates instructor. This was through the APPI (Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute).
Everything you need to know about tennis elbow in plain English
Summertime: often a wondrous time of the year noted for cricket, golf, tennis, and long days in the sun. With this time of the year noted for Wimbledon, some of us want to be Roger Federer instead of paying over the odds for strawberries. So we take to the tennis courts. After a few sets, arrrgghhh…! The curse of tennis elbow strikes back.
The Restoration Blog
Benefits of Sports Massage. It’s that time of year again when the days start to get lighter and we get the spring back in our step. With plentiful opportunities coming up in the running calendar this year, many of us are getting off the couch, dusting off the trainers and getting stuck into a training regime. Read more »
Welcome back to Part 2 of the Restoration Blog! In Part 1 we discussed Keeping Your Spine Healthy in the Office and in this issue, we will start to consider the root causes of pain in Structures of the Spine and Causes of Back Pain. Read more »
Welcome to the Restoration Blog! In this first series we will be focusing on back pain, a common complaint which unfortunately most of us will suffer with at some stage of our lives. First up, in part 1, Keeping The Spine Healthy in the Office. Read more »