7 Tips on How to Run (and Stay Injury Free)

Want to go for a run but don't want to end up on the injured list? I asked my colleague, and physiotherapist, Erin Burns to share her tips for anyone keen to start running or for anyone who has been running for a while and find themselves...

Do Compression Garments Work?

There are times when you want research to back up your observations and it lets you down. Research on compression garments is limited and the studies are either too small or have poor parameters. It’s disappointing. According to a recent Gismodo article it looks like...

Why Did I Change My Massage Professional Association?

Massage is an unregistered industry. The industry is self-regulated and those responsible for this self-regulation are professional associations. There are 5 professional associations currently operating in Australia that represent massage therapists. Massage...

I’m Not Your Masseuse

A massage therapist walks into a party and introduces themselves. Obligatory first question asked of the massage therapist: “And what do you do?” Before the massage therapist answers, there’ll be a pause. I’ll let you know what happens in that pause. The massage...

Rethink How You Manage Low Back Pain

No longer should we be reaching for the pain pills or having a lie down for low back pain. But what should we be doing? New guidelines are changing how we think about low back pain.

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness – Article Review

I happened upon an article on the PainScience Facebook page this week that transfixed me. Paul Ingraham is a science writer and former massage therapist based in Vancouver, Canada. Therefore he comes from a perspective that isn’t about boosting his massage business by...