Is your posture at work causing you pain and discomfort?

We’ve all heard the catch phrase ‘Sitting is the new smoking’ which led to many people opting for standing desks at work, but did you realise you can stand as poorly as you can sit? (Vallance et al., 2018). Poor posture puts additional strain on the body, causing muscle joint ..Continue Reading

Treatment Outcomes

Pain and discomfort are complex phenomena that can be caused by various activities and illnesses [1], [2]. They may last for differing periods of time: come on suddenly (acute); or, can develop over a long period of time (chronic); or, suddenly increase during long term pain (acute on chronic) [2]. ..Continue Reading

Be wary of saving money for treatment with a substandard provider…

One of the biggest challenges for me as a small business owner is to work out how to reach out to new customers and how to let them know why they should choose City Haven Massage Therapy above any other Myotherapy or Remedial Massage business. There are many practitioners offering ..Continue Reading

Response to The Australian Article ‘Natural Therapy Insurance booms’ by Sean Parnell.

This article was brought to my attention today and I feel that it warrants the response of a practitioner from the natural therapies community.[i] I have been in the massage industry since 2003.  I started initially as a Massage Therapist, studying further to become a Remedial Massage Therapist and then ..Continue Reading

Why treating the whole person is better for recovery…

Aristotle’s statement, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts’ is insightful and wise.  By narrowing our focus, we can fail to see the bigger picture.  Human beings are as complex and unique as the illnesses we can develop and likewise the way that we heal can vary between people.

Why it’s important to update your Myotherapist or Remedial Massage therapist about your current health status…

You might have been going to the same clinic for your Myotherapy treatment or Remedial Massage for some time now and it may have been a while since you completed a health history form.  It’s always a great idea to inform your therapist of any new health condition that may ..Continue Reading

Could the simple act of improving your posture improve your well-being?

Interestingly many of our clients are reporting positive changes in their bodies from the corrective posture advice they are receiving at their treatment sessions at CITY HAVEN MASSAGE THERAPY. Poor posture puts a great deal of strain on our bodies.  If we stack our joints efficiently in quiet standing, we ..Continue Reading

The simple act of KINDNESS

Today I had the pleasure of providing a MYOTHERAPY treatment to an 85-year-old gentleman in a nursing home.
He has been effected by a stroke he had some years before and is unable to move his right arm and right leg. His speech has also been effected and he often finds it hard to form the words he wants to say with a mouth that he can no longer fully control.

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It’s all about awareness when it comes to better posture

You know the sayings, 'bury your head in the sand' or 'ignorance is bliss' – well I think being 'in tune' with how our body is feeling or reacting to our environment is extremely important to our health and well-being. One of my client's today struck gold when she said ..Continue Reading