Monthly Archives: October 2021

Fascia

Fascia Photo

Fascia. What is Fascia? Why it is so important? How does it work? How Thai Massage can help to improve fascia mobility? Fascia (from Latin: “band”) is a band or sheet of connective tissue, mainly made of collagen, that seats below the skin and attaches to, stabilizes, encloses, and separates muscles and other internal organs. […]

Rotator Cuff Muscles

Rotator Cuff Muscles

Rotator Cuff Muscles and Bursitis. What muscles are the rotator cuff muscles? And why are so important? What happens when the rotator cuff muscles are out of balance? What is Shoulder Bursitis? Firstly,  we look in too which 4 muscles are the rotator cuff muscles. Subscapularis Origin Subscapular fossa of scapula. Insertion Lesser tubercle of […]

Functional Test and Shoulder Pain

Empty can test, functional test

Functional test and the empty can test. What is a functional test? And why are so important in the massage practice? What is an empty can test and how does it work? Firstly, functional tests are a test that helps massage therapists understand which muscle may give pain within a certain movement. Secondly, the importance […]

Cervical Occipital Muscles

Cervical Occipital Muscles

Cervical Occipital Muscles and their functionality. Firstly the Cervical Occipital muscles are a group of muscles, that seat inferior to the skull and are bilateral to the first cervical vertebrae. Along with these muscles we find: – Obliquus Capitis Inferior; Origin: Spinous process of Axis (C2) Insertion: Transverse process of Atlas (C1) Innervation: Suboccipital nerve […]

Melbourne Thai Treatment

Pichest Teacher

Remedial Massage and Pichest Thai Massage Technique. Melbourne Thai Treatment is a Thai Massage service that combines the understanding and approach of Remedial Massage with the eastern practice of Thai Massage. I got into too massage therapy back in 2016, when I did study a Certificate IV in Massage Therapy at the SSNT, in Fitzroy, […]