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Questions Related to Pain Sufferers. / Re: Massage Table
Last post by steve - May 20, 2019, 11:32:38 PM
Hi Pat, it is a donut face cushion I got years ago from the bodywork emporium in LA placed under the 20ml memory foam mat I have on the table. You could fashion one by cutting the oval shaped piece from memory foam and having under the overall memory foam mat.

Great massage the other day, I felt very good the day after. Thanks again for your effort.

Cheers Steve
Questions Related to Pain Sufferers. / Massage Table
Last post by Pat.Sharpe - March 29, 2019, 11:46:58 PM
Hi Steve
Was after some information about your Massage Table if possible please
Your Massage Table is Tapered/raised towards the head hole Area
How have you achieved this
Is it a foam cushion that can be purchased or have you sculptured to suit
If so what is it made of etc

Interesting Information to Share / Iron Deficiency
Last post by steve - February 17, 2019, 01:27:06 AM
Hi Guys,

If any of your patients are iron deficient or give up eating red meat I have found a good supplement is a tablespoon of Molasses every day. It has the daily requirement of iron and is packed with other minerals. I have found as a side benefit that it gets rid of persistent mouth ulcers as well which I suffered from when I ate too many salty foods but no more.

Have a great day,
Questions Related to Pain Sufferers. / Re: Runners Knee advice
Last post by steve - November 20, 2018, 09:43:27 PM
Hi Pat, once you feel the ITB and quad down the side of her leg to the knee is clear and her pelvis is balanced she should not feel any discomfort. Keep working until you feel that.

Thanks Steve
Questions Related to Pain Sufferers. / Re: Runners Knee advice
Last post by Pat.Sharpe - November 19, 2018, 10:17:10 AM
Hi Steve
Patient completed 2nd treatment
She had 3 weeks off on leave
She completed a  20min run and felt terrific during and after the run.
The next day she went out for another run and the knee discomfort was back.
She has used roller infrequently and was using yoga standing stance to strengthen
When see her next will get her in and redo same concentration areas weekly until it goes completely
any advice and suggestions would be appreciated
Questions Related to Pain Sufferers. / Re: Runners Knee advice
Last post by steve - October 16, 2018, 11:03:24 PM
Sounds like you have started the process well Pat and it will just take a few more treatments to sort it out.

Questions Related to Pain Sufferers. / Runners Knee advice
Last post by Pat.Sharpe - October 08, 2018, 07:03:40 AM
Hi Steve
Having a bit of problem with Forum access so i will try this

Have a Lady about 30 to 40 years , runner casual fun runs etc
Came describing typical Runners Knee symptoms - with advice from others to find another sport.
She is in good condition and has strong lower body waste down

I performed typical massage and trigger points focusing on lower back and gluten/hamstrings about 4 x rotations at medium pressure, as was 1st SLM treatment

She described feeling much better after 1st massage ( never felt so good ) no discomfort when walking down steep grades etc
She had not ran for 5 to 6 weeks previous   tried run 8 days after SLM treatment

Went running on grass at about 1km in started to feel knee pain outer lateral again ( not as strong as before ) ran a further 1km no worst but did not dissapate
Stopped - Pain gone when stopped running.

discussed some yoga positions and scheduled for another go ( no charge - Practice for me )

Any advice would be appreciated
Announcements / Gold Coast Workshop August 201...
Last post by steve - June 30, 2018, 08:11:09 AM
I am looking at organising a 2 day workshop weekend on the Gold Coast in 6 weeks time and wanted to get an idea of whether you would be interested in coming. I will need a reasonable turnout for it to be worthwhile.

It will be a hands on event where you will work on each other with a lot of detail both pressure point and muscle release techniques one day then massage the next day.

You will also work on another person (sports person) I will bring in.

We will cover self treatment in detail, do the yoga and ball work.

Also posture assessment and also discuss case studies and your own experiences in a clinic environment.

Also anything else you want to ask or discuss.

Let me know if you are interested ASAP,

Thanks :)

Questions Related to Pain Sufferers. / Re: Soreness after workouts
Last post by steve - March 21, 2018, 12:30:06 PM
Epsom salts powder Kulwinder. BP grade.
Hi Steve
You mentioned magnesium bath it that power magnesium?
Thanks Kulwinder