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Sports Massage

Sports Massage

Sports massage is a great massage technique that is beneficial to both athletic and non-athletic types. Sports massage works by stimulating tight or inactive muscles, encouraging an improved change throughout the soft tissue. Receiving a sports massage can be strenuous for your muscles, so some discomfort can be expected but at Bankstown Health, the therapist […]

Remedial Hot Stone Fusion

Remedial Hot Stone Fusion

Remedial hot stone fusion is a mixture of remedial massage techniques incorporating smooth, flat, hot stones warming up the body, encouraging deeper muscle relaxation. The stones are natural basalt stones – a type of volcanic rock believed to be therapeutic and have marvellous healing energy. They are high in iron, magnesium and other minerals, allowing […]

Have needle phobia but still want the benefits of acupuncture?

Have needle phobia but still want the benefits of acupuncture?

Low level laser therapy may be utilised instead of acupuncture needles for certain conditions. LLLT implements red and infrared light to decrease inflammation, promote blood circulation, and promote tissue regeneration by increasing mitochondrial ATP production through photobiomodulation. LLLT is a safe, effective, non-invasive way to accelerate the healing process of pain and inflammatory conditions such […]

Dos and Don’ts of Massage

Dos and Don’ts of Massage

I often get asked by my patients what is and isn’t okay to do before and after getting a remedial massage. Here are some tips on what to do and what not to do before and after a massage. Drink lots of water Getting a massage can be a dehydrating business. Fluids are released from […]