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What to Expect During a Myotherapy Appointment at CHH
20 November 2023

What to Expect During a Myotherapy Appointment at CHH

If you’ve never been to see a Myotherapist before, you might wonder what to expect. Trying a new type of physical therapy can feel awkward if you don’t know what to expect. In this blog, we let you know what to expect during a Myotherapy appointment at CHH. read more

Everything you need to know about Magnesium
8 November 2023

Everything you need to know about Magnesium

I will often suggest to my patients with tight muscles or those sleeping poorly that they try a magnesium supplement, as there is great evidence of the health benefits for our muscles and bones. read more

Lateral Ankle Sprains and Instability
16 October 2023

Lateral Ankle Sprains and Instability

Lateral ankle sprains are commonly caused by rolling of the ankle or when the foot is planted and rolled over an inverted ankle. Included in this blog are exercises to help with rehabilitation of the ankle. read more

Via Farrelly joins the team at CHH as a Remedial and Relaxation Massage Therapist
10 October 2023

Via Farrelly joins the team at CHH as a Remedial and Relaxation Massage Therapist

We welcome Via Farrelly who joins the team at CHH as a Remedial and Relaxation Massage Therapist after graduating from Victoria University with a Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy. Via is currently undertaking further study in the Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy. read more

Sitting All Day? How to help our hips with 5 exercises!
6 October 2023

Sitting All Day? How to help our hips with 5 exercises!

Sitting for long periods can put hip flexors (muscles in the front of our upper thighs) in a compressed position, which causes them to become shortened, inflexible and weak. This can cause the hips to feel stiff and achy whilst we are sitting or as we get up. read more

Sleep - Why is it so good for us!
20 September 2023

Sleep - Why is it so good for us!

Sleep affects different parts of your immune system, making you less likely to get colds and other infections. It can help with learning and the formation of long-term memories improving our focus on tasks and clear thinking. This blog includes 5 stretches or yoga poses you can do just before bedtime to help encourage the mind to calm and quieten and aid in getting a good night’s sleep. read more

The Vital Role of Exercise in Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle
18 September 2023

The Vital Role of Exercise in Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle isn't just about eating right, it also involves staying physically active. Exercise is not only a way to shed unwanted weight or build muscle, but it plays a pivotal role in overall well-being. From boosting mental health to preventing chronic diseases and injuries, the importance of exercise cannot be overstated. read more

Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
17 August 2023

Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)

Lateral epicondylitis or ‘tennis elbow’ is pain that is located on the lateral or outside part of the elbow. It's commonly described as an overuse injury, so it is usually seen in activities that involve the extensor muscles in your forearm. How do you know if you have it and how to manage it. read more

Donating Blood and Plasma
16 August 2023

Donating Blood and Plasma

I'm very passionate about blood and plasma donations and have been for many years. It was always something that was so easy to do and helped so many people so for me, it was a no brainer. But I realised recently that not many people fully understand the benefits of blood donation on their own bodies in addition to how it impacts others. read more

What is the difference between Osteopathy and Myotherapy?
27 July 2023

What is the difference between Osteopathy and Myotherapy?

Osteopathy and Myotherapy are both manual therapies that aim to address pain and discomfort in the body, but they differ in their approach and techniques used. Osteopathy focuses on the musculoskeletal system and aims to improve the overall health and function of the body, while Myotherapy focuses on the treatment and management of musculoskeletal pain, tightness and restriction. read more