Acute or Chronic? How to Establish the Severity of Your Physical Pain

Asking people to pinpoint their level of physical pain is tough, considering everyone feels pain differently, and to varying degrees. However, there are ways of documenting pain depending on not only its intensity, but the kind of pain inflicted and the duration it tends to last. If you find yourself experiencing random bouts of pain, […]


Your Mum Was Right: It’s Important to Do Your Homework – Especially When it Comes to Physical Therapy

These days, it seems everyone wants fast solutions. Yet positive results can never be achieved without hard work and dedication – even in the case of rehabilitating your body. That’s why even though a physical therapy session brings instant relief, key exercises and movements at home are needed. Physical recovery happens when there is consistent movement […]


Feeling Like You Need a Treatment… for Your Treatment? Potential Side Effects of Massage Therapy

Deep tissue massages, chiropractic work, physical therapy — these methods repair and make the body well. And most of the millions who seek professional care benefit from these treatments.   However, that’s not to say these methods don’t have side effects. Sometimes patients don’t feel as great after a massage, instead, they still feel discomfort. […]

Bruise Like a Peach? Why Telling Your Physical Therapist That You Bruise Easily is Highly Important

We get a bruise from time to time, unfortunately when we least expect it. But when this happens after sessions of physical therapy or deep tissue massage, clients can be completely surprised. And why not? The bruise appears days after their appointment. Well not to fear, friends. Bruising during physical therapy and deep tissue massage is […]


How to Improve Bone Strength Without Causing Yourself Unnecessary Pain

Scheduling moderate exercise sessions throughout your week is important to your overall health. Cardio, for instance, makes your heart health and promotes blood flow, while strength training keeps your muscles from weakening, leading to a sturdy, powerful frame. But what are you supposed to do when you feel pain as you exercise? For people with […]

Recover From Injury Quickly: Give Your Muscles Power Again With These Simple Exercises

Recover From Injury Quickly: Give Your Muscles Power Again With These Simple Exercises

Muscle strain or pain happens to everyone (generally at the most inopportune moment). Whether due to extreme exercise, unexpected mishaps, or simply old age, everyone can have muscle injury or strain. This makes the body feel hurt and weak, sometimes even if the injury has been healed for weeks. While something like a twisted ankle […]

The Man Behind the Movement: How Joseph Pilates Started a Fitness Revolution

Many diet and fitness regimens have a knack for becoming the hottest new trend… before dying out after a few months on the scene, until the next big fad arrives to take its place. But there are regimens that last longer and remain popular over time. This is primarily because these routines work. Joseph Pilates, […]

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Quick-Fix Check-Ups: How to Easily Test Your Physical Health on a Daily Basis

Everyone has gotten used to having a busy lifestyle these days, albeit for a number of reasons — ambition, self-improvement, career advancement or to provide for daily needs and we at mhealth is here to help you we provide Physiotherapy and Clinical Pilates in Melbourne. Amidst all the activities and rush to complete the next […]

A Pain in the Neck

A Pain in the Neck? No, Actually, Pain is All in Your Head

Pain tells your body to protect itself. It’s a signal for your brain to produce pain inhibitors and tell you to address the part where you are hurting.

Afflicted with Bad Posture? Uneven Body Strength? Relying Solely on One Side of Your Body Could Be to Blame

People favour one side of their body more than the other, whether they realise it or not. This is true in daily activities, most notably in sports.  Because you’re use to use your right hand to shoot the basketball for instance, you will shoot better using this than the left hand.   Problem is, if […]

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