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Massage Therapy Logan Hyperdome

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Feeling sore and stressed? Has the hassle and bustle of the day left you tired and fatigued? Has the intense workout left you stiff, tight and unable to perform at your best? Massage therapy Logan Hyperdome has the best solution for you. Indulging yourself in a sensual and relaxing massage will ensure that you experience an emotional balance, total relaxation to help you maintain peak performance in your daily activities. Read more

Icing new injuries – how to treat your acute or sports injuries

Monday, June 03, 2013

As the colder months roll around, we may find ourselves looking for a warmer alternative to treat any injuries. However, using heat or avoiding any care or therapy can do more harm than good. Knowing when and how to ice an acute injury is essential in recovering. We have some helpful tips below on how to treat your new injury over the next few days. Read more

Shin splints – causes, symptoms and prevention

Monday, May 13, 2013

Have you ever felt an uncomfortable shooting or throbbing pain around your lower leg while you were running or jogging? If you answered yes, you probably have shin splints! Shin splints are very common; in fact many of us will experience having the pain known as ‘shin splints’ in our lifetime. Read more

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and massage: how can it help?

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

If you are suffering from the painful symptoms of carpal tunnel, massage can assist in providing some relief. With consistent massage and care, massage can prevent carpal tunnel syndrome from becoming more acute and even reverse the effects of carpal tunnel. Read more

12 tips for reducing back pain

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Most of us will at some time in our lives be affected by a sore back and unfortunately back pain affects about eight out of ten people.  Read more

Sitting - The Danger for your health

Saturday, February 16, 2013

How bad is sitting all day?
Since time began for human beings, we’ve lived most of our lives on our feet.  Flip to today – more than ever; we’re all sitting at desks.  From the statistics, we’re sitting at desks longer than we are sleeping.  Doesn’t sound right does it?  But here are some frightening facts. Read more

Stretching your neck

Monday, November 19, 2012

Sore neck? We see a lot of people with stiff necks. There are many ways to end of with one of these painful and debilitating necks from sleeping on a bad pillow to injury through sport. To help you be mindful of take a short break and stretching your neck, we've created this set of neck stretching exercises you can do right now (yep, while you're at your computer!). Ready to get started?  Read more

Be aware of muscle health

Monday, November 19, 2012

Muscle injury can occur for all sorts of reasons - sporting, domestic duties, just getting up off the couch!Have you ever stopped to think about about all the things that our bodies must do day in and day out in order for us to carry out everyday living?  The most minimal tasks such as sitting down and taking five minutes to relax still requires your body to carry out certain functions. While our bodies are amazing, we hardly take the time to appreciate everything that they are doing for us. The human body is like a very complex machine that has so many different things functioning simultaneously Read more

The benefits of massage for better health and well being

Monday, November 12, 2012

Massage is an ancient and trusted therapy, dating back as far as 3,000 BC where the Chinese discovered the healing properties and benefits of massage techniques. Over the last 5,000 years, this has developed into the many unique styles of massage we know today. With the holiday season approaching, all of us can be left feeling stressed out, tired and sore from all of our preparations and hard work. Four Palms Massage Logan can help you improve your general well being with a Swedish or deep tissue massage or Bowen therapyRead more

Stretching your muscles

Friday, October 12, 2012

A lot our our clients ask us about stretching muscles and how beneficial this is in between their massage therapy visits. Any movement of muscles is beneficial, whether that be exercise or stretching. Stretching your muscles will help stop the shortening and usual tightening of muscles that can occur after vigorous exercise and can help people who are ageing and those who are inactive. Read more