The term “ergonomics” is derived from the two Greek words: “ergon”, meaning work and “nomoi” meaning natural laws. Essentially, to work ergonomically would mean to work naturally. Not working ergonomically can have a serious detriment on physical health and can lead to a variety of health...

If you’re one of the countless people working away at their desk, ignoring the numbness or tingly feeling in your wrist which often leads to a sharp stabbing pain and ultimately muscle dysfunction, you may be a victim of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. But What Is Carpal...

Any pregnant woman (and any enthusiastic partners) will have heard about the pregnancy massage hype – and its critics. If you type the words into google you are flooded with information telling you this and that, most of which is outdated or written without having...

Quite often, someone who is looking to just "feel better" time and time again skims past the buzzwords, acronyms and over complicated sounding treatments. They are simply ignored and discounted as irrelevant when all we want is just a massage. However, MST is a crucial part...

As apart of Health Place's consistent commitment to providing world class therapists, we have two brand new faces to introduce! One has a background in playing elite level sport and currently practices musculoskeletal treatments and the other is a top level remedial massage therapist who has...

Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis is an inflammatory condition in the shoulder joint where pain and gross loss of range of movement occur. It is caused by inflammation of the synovial lining and capsule, leading to dense adhesion formation within the joint. It typically evolves...

Here, at Health Place, our therapists work with professional and amateur athletes of many sports. The treatments aim is to ensure their bodies remain in peak condition, for optimal performance. Don't be fooled into thinking remedial massage and myotherapy are a simple indulgence, but instead, an...

If you’re one of the lucky ones who suffer from a shoulder injury, you’ll know it can be painful - especially in the evening. Let’s talk anatomy. The Shoulder joint (or glenohumeral joint) is the ball and socket joint sitting between the scapula and humerus. Many injuries occur...

There are certainly many benefits to including more plants, nuts, seeds and legumes in your diet. This idea is well promoted; it’s good for environmental sustainability and good for your health. Even if you aren’t vegetarian and have no plans to go that way, increasing these...

Lower back injuries are a frustrating reality for some people, and far more common than you may realise. It has been estimated that 70-85% of adults experience back pain in their lifetime at some point. If you are suffering active and painful lower back symptoms...