The Acupuncture Clinic

Orthopaedic Massage

Orthopaedic massage is a multidisciplinary approach to relieving muscular and soft tissue pain, dysfunction, and injuries. Techniques include: Active engagement Muscle energy technique Myofascial release Nerve mobilisation techniques Trigger point therapy Positional release Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation Great for injuries ranging from acute aches and pains to chronic muscular-skeletal issues. Examples include: Back and neck pain […]

Adapting to the cold

Your body does amazing things to acclimatise to the cold. Blood vessels constrict to reduce warmth leaving the body through the skin, which increases blood pressure and reduces oxygen to the heart. This increases the load on the heart so more energy is required. The affinity for oxygen to bind to haemoglobin in your blood increases […]