Sports Massage is a form of massage typically used before, during, and
after athletic events. The purpose of the massage is to prepare the athlete
for peak performance, to drain away fatigue, to relieve swelling, to reduce
muscle tension, to promote flexibility and to prevent injuries.
massage and Western Traditional Cupping
headaches and neck pain can be caused by a number of factors such as
anxiety, stress, over exertion, whiplash or postural faults resulting
in muscle tension and contraction in the neck, shoulders and/or various
head areas. A vicious cycle of tension, ischaenia (reduced blood supply)
and pain, produces a characterisic, steady, nonpulsating ache.
Back Muscular Pain
is a traditional therapy that remains favoured by millions of people
throughout the world.
3AW's Neil Mitchell
with massage therapist Michael Wooldridge. Michael gave Neil an on-air
massage as part of massage therapy week.
Are you providing the best environment to generate optimum efficiency
and profitability in your business? Research shows that increasing levels
of stress in today’s workplace, combined with low levels of physical
activity, are causing a negative impact on Australian business.
The average office employee is working longer hours and spending more
time in a static position at the computer terminal. This has resulted
in an increase in typical workplace injuries such as RSI, stress and
depression as well as higher levels of staff absence and turnaround. More
and more astute managers are recognising the critical impact such conditions
are having on their company’s bottom line.
Thatís why services that provide on the job relief from stress and sedentary roles are fast growing in popularity.
Companies that have adopted such services are enjoying the economic and physical benefits attributable to their
introduction in the work place, including:
Increased staff productivity
Boost to staff morale
Reduction in sick leave and work place injuries
Improved staff/management relations
Enhanced occupational and health programs
Increased staff retention