How can massage help stress management?

How can remedial massage help with managing stress ? Stress can be physical, so tension resulting in pain in the muscle, or mental stress as a result as returning to work, Covid 19, Christmas, self doubt or returning to sport after an injury. Remedial Massage aims to relieve stress by releasing tension with a range [...]

By |2021-03-26T07:40:04+10:00December 18th, 2020|Remedial Massage|

From the Front Desk: Update from Mary

With the recent developments of COVID-19 my days have become even busier!  We have always maintained a high standard of infection control in the clinic but we have ramped this up over the past two months.  I am regularly cleaning all high-touch surfaces throughout the day including door handles, chairs, front desk surfaces and our [...]

By |2020-05-10T18:08:08+10:00May 10th, 2020|Running Tips|

What’s Happening at Personal Best In May?

We mailed our most recent issue of PhysioNews last week and as I did I reflected on the fact we have been adapting to restrictions related to coronavirus for about six weeks.  It has been a challenging six weeks for me and my team and I am sure many of you feel the same way.  [...]

By |2020-05-04T17:43:07+10:00May 4th, 2020|Running Tips|

Country Basketball League Wrap-Up

During February I was busy on the basketball court with the Country Basketball League coming to an end. With the surrounding fires near Myrtleford we had one game rescheduled and two games cancelled, making the reschedule a must win to secure a spot in the semi-finals! We were fortunate enough to win against Wangaratta [...]

By |2020-03-11T15:37:31+10:00March 11th, 2020|Running Tips|

Should I try Dry Needling?

During 2019 I completed a lot of training in dry needling. Most recently, I have been learning“Integrated Dry Needling”. This has been fantastic! Quite simply it works a treat to reduce pain or allow better movement. It’s also very quick and usually painless. Here are a few questions I am regularly asked: What is [...]

By |2020-02-25T16:18:42+10:00February 25th, 2020|Running Tips|

Remedial Massage Now Available at Personal Best!

Did you know ... Remedial Massage Therapy, which includes deep tissue work, trigger point therapy, myofascial release and cupping can help people with a wide range of problems, including: Shoulder Pain (there is often a component of muscular pain in many shoulder problems) Back Pain related to physical work (all tradies, handymen, gardeners...) Leg [...]

By |2020-02-25T15:48:27+10:00February 17th, 2020|Running Tips|

A Team Approach to your Health

Teamwork and Outstanding Customer Service are two of our practice’s core values: We’re here to help you get back to normal, whatever that means for you, and we will do everything in our power to help you. We’ve had a few changes to our team over the past few months, so we thought it [...]

By |2020-02-10T10:45:05+10:00February 10th, 2020|Running Tips|

Introducing Rachelle – Our Remedial Massage Therapist

As many of you know, we have been looking for a Remedial Massage Therapist to join our team and complement the services we provide at our practice.  After a long search we finally found someone!  Rachelle has spent the last few weeks getting acquainted with how we do things at Personal Best and her books [...]

By |2020-02-07T12:06:42+10:00February 6th, 2020|Running Tips|

Our Christmas Memories

Mary One Christmas memory that stands out is from when I was around 11 years old. I was desperate to have a camera of my own. Opening up my Kodak Instamatic Camera on Christmas morning I was so excited. After loading the film I took a couple of photos then asked my older brother [...]

By |2019-12-30T08:46:50+10:00December 30th, 2019|Running Tips|

Stay out of trouble this Christmas!

Ok, we don’t mind if you get into a little trouble - Its always interesting to “stir the pot” on Christmas day with family and relatives. What we’re really talking about here is avoiding unnecessary injury. Here are our top tips for avoiding injuries this Christmas season: If you’re about to move a table, [...]

By |2019-12-24T07:44:20+10:00December 23rd, 2019|Running Tips|
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