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How Gaming Can Cause Body Pain

How Gaming Can Cause Body Pain If it seems to you like video games are getting more popular by the day, you aren’t imagining things. There are countless ways to game today, and new experiences are always emerging. Accordingly, Screenrant reported in 2020 that there are now more than three billion people who play…

Pain Explained

Back Pain, Neck Pain, Tension
What is Pain? Pain is a sensation of discomfort in the body.  Pain can range from mild to severe or even unbearable. It may be acute meaning that it is temporary, lasting from just a couple of hours to maybe a month. Or it may be chronic lasting for up…

What the “Foot” is Reflexology?

Reflexology
Reflexology is a type of alternative medical practice where pressure is applied to the hands or feet to promote healing in other organs such as the liver, stomach, and brain. Reflexology has been practiced for centuries in different cultures most notably in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It was used by healers…

What is my Headache?

Headaches
Headaches are the worst and can be difficult to describe. However, some of the common symptoms include squeezing, throbbing, unrelenting, constant, or intermittent. The headache location can be generalized involving your enti re head or might be in just one part of the skull or face. The head is the…

Working From Home?  Has COVID-19 impacted your posture?

Posture
From your sleep schedule to the stock market, nothing has been left unchanged by the coronavirus pandemic. It has now been a year since COVID-19 hit hard in Australia and even though most of us have not had to physically deal with the virus, our lives have all been touched…

Mick Jagger, Music and Good Health….

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Music – a key ingredient for good health…. My favourite band is the Rolling Stones, hence the title of this article. Although I believe that there’s a lot of important things involved in good health, like regular massage, laughter, and a good routine, I also think that music has a…

Is Sitting the New Diabetes?

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Do you spend your days in Adelaide at work sitting in front of a computer screen – just to go home and sit in front of your television until it’s time to sleep? If so – you’re spending most of your life on your backside – and that habit leads…

Hip Pain and Why you want avoid being a flamingo

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5 Ways to Injure your Hips It’s all in the hips. Hip pain is a pretty common complaint – and something that can be caused by a wide range of different factors – from spending too much time at the gym – to standing the wrong way and placing additional…

The Dangers of Not Breathing Deeply….

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Breathing well for good health….. Right now, while you’re reading this article – take a moment to think about how you’re breathing. Look at your posture – are you slumped forwards, with your chest tense, your spine rigid, and your lungs struggling to manage small, shallow breaths? If this is…

Shouldering the Weight of the World.

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Shoulder Pain
Shouldering the Weight of the World Whether you’re playing catch, lifting boxes onto a shelf, or reaching for your favourite book – you rely on your shoulders to give you a wide and versatile range of motion. Unfortunately, this means that when something goes wrong with your shoulder, your ability…

The Pain of Constant Gum Chewing

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If we look back over a history of munching and grinding, we can see that people have been chewing gum for centuries. In fact, your Juicy Fruit habit can be traced all the way back to the time when the ancient Greeks used to pull pieces of bark from mastic…

What a Pain in The Neck!

Neck Pain
Describing something as a “pain in the neck” is a great way to communicate your disapproval of a situation. Why? Because neck pain is something that most people will experience at one point in their life. The neck is basically a collection of sensitive vertebrae holding up a heavy skull.…

Hug Your Way to Healthy Living

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We all have little things in our lives that give us a dose of extra comfort. For some people, it’s a favourite sweater, for others, it’s a certain smell that reminds them of home. However, no matter what kind of person you are – nothing soothes the soul quite like…

Live in the Moment: Everyday Mindfulness

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How much time do you really spend living in the moment? For some people, that can seem like a strange question. After all – we’re alive right now. You’re reading this article right at this second – not reminiscing about the past – but are you really focused on the…

The Top 5 Mega Stressors in Life (and How to Cope with Them)

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When faced with the sensation of “stress”, the human body responds in a predictable, and biologically-programmed way. In other words, we look for a way to “fight” the problem – or we try to get the heck out of there. In most circumstances, this leads to a reaction in our…

5 Ways to Bugger Up Your Back

Back Pain
Think that back pain is just an unavoidable discomfort in your everyday life? Well think again. A lot of people assume that back pain is something they simply have to live with – but this really isn’t the case. Sure, many of us do suffer with back pain on a…

Headaches and Massage

Headaches
Tension headaches are something we see regularly at both our massage clinics. At Rub Massage many clients present with the symptoms of tension headaches and most of these stem from tense muscles in the upper neck and basal areas of the skull. What are the symptoms of tension headaches? Tension…
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