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Meet the Practitioner – Steph Varney, Realign Myotherapy

I’ve been a Myotherapist for 8 years. Initially I studied at Endeavour College of Natural Health, where I completed my diploma of remedial massage then I went on to do an advanced diploma of remedial massage at Melbourne Institute of Massage Therapy. Myotherapy is essentially a Melbourne branding of the advanced diploma of remedial massage. [...]

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Meet the Practitioner – Dr Jacqueline Heng (TCM), Eastential Chinese Medicine

WHAT IS TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE TCM encompasses both acupuncture and herbal medicine. It treats the body holistically so we see patterns in signs and symptoms. We take into consideration the four seasons, diet and lifestyle so everything comes into play – as opposed to just treating the main complaint. When you visit your TCM practitioner [...]

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Meet the Practitioner – Yuki Murata, Four Seasons Wellness Centre

Four Seasons Wellness Centre Founder and Japanese Shiatsu Therapist  Yuki Murata was born in Hokkaido, Japan, and came to Melbourne in her 20′s to study Environment and Society Assessment and Policy at RMIT. “I wanted to work in an area where I could help the environment and ultimately people. I saw how the environment came [...]

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Pain. There’s more to it than spite and discomfort. By Robbie Allan, Myotherapist

Everyone suffers from some type of pain; it’s a natural part of who we are and how our body works. Although pain is unpleasant, it’s a normal, healthy function that we all experience and is crucial for our overall wellbeing. But what is pain and why do we get it? Pain is an unpleasant feeling [...]

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