What is the Difference Between Physiotherapy, Myotherapy and Remedial Massage?

Physiotherapist helping patient through exercises

With so many terms circulating in the industry-specific pressure points for massage, touch point massage, and myofascial release exercises — it’s easy to get tangled up in a web of confusion about what type of support you really need to diagnose and treat your condition. You may wonder, ‘What does a myotherapist do?’ or ‘Do […]

Benefits of Sports Massages: How it Can Improve Your Athletic Performance

Athlete leaving the starting line at the beggining of a race.

Professional athletes, sports enthusiasts, and fitness lovers each have an unmatched dedication to their game, gym, trail, pool, or wherever else their athletic pursuits take them. And yet, in constantly striving for better performance, are you overlooking something crucial to recovery? We’re talking about sports massage therapy. This is more than just your regular spa-type […]

Osteopathy vs Physiotherapy: What is the Difference?


If you’re feeling discomfort or pain in a given area, or have sustained a particular injury whilst playing sport or at work, you might be weighing up who it is best to see for treatment. Without understanding the difference between osteopathy vs physiotherapy, you won’t know which professional is most appropriate to visit for your […]

5 Reasons to Try a Physio Sports Massage


Athletes and active individuals constantly push their bodies to the limit, whether training for a marathon or simply hitting the gym a few times a week. With all this physical activity, taking care of your body is essential to ensure optimal performance and prevent injuries.  One way to do this is by investing in a […]

Physiotherapy for Lower Back Pain: 5 Exercises for Pain Relief


Our lower back frequently activates to support us through most compound movements, so when we experience pain and discomfort in this area, it can create a daily challenge. Unfortunately, lower back pain is a very common issue that can affect anyone, stemming from poor posture, awkward sleeping positions, pregnancy, overly strenuous activity and other stressors.  […]

When To Utilise Sports Therapy Massage As An Athlete


Athletes consistently push their bodies to their limits to achieve new feats of physical performance. Naturally, this places incredible strain on their muscles, bones and tendons, which, if not treated accordingly, can actually result in negative repercussions, such as severe injuries and musculoskeletal conditions.  In this article, our team at BodyMotion Physiotherapy explore sports remedial […]

Physiotherapy Exercises for Lower Back Pain: 8 Do’s and Don’ts

Physiotherapy do's and don'ts at Body Motion Physio

Most people will likely experience some extent of lower back pain—especially with age. In 2017, around 7.5% of the global population was estimated to suffer from lower back pain. Furthermore, it’s also been identified as the leading cause of disability worldwide. Needless to say, it’s a prevalent problem for many. (1) Lower back physiotherapy exercises […]

Physiotherapy During Pregnancy: How it Helps Ease the Process

Physiotherapy During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an incomparable time in every mother’s life, where everything you do and consume directly impacts your baby in some way or another. As a result, there is a range of appointments/treatments required to ensure everything is progressing well throughout the journey, where you will learn that looking after yourself, as well as the […]

7 Steps To Correcting Your Posture The Right Way

Many of us have childhood memories of our parents demanding us to “Stand up straight!”. Little did we know that, as we grew into adulthood, how vitally important those words of wisdom would become. These days, posture is more important than ever before, especially as we lead more sedentary lives than our ancestors. Those all-familiar […]

What is musculoskeletal pain? Understanding the signs and symptoms

Man feeling muscle pain in his wrist and hands

Generally affecting the bones and surrounding muscle groups (including ligaments, tendons and nerves) this condition causes acute discomfort to the area. This happens rapidly, and can often be long-lasting if left untreated. In some cases, the pain can also spread far and wide across the body, but can also be completely isolated to one specific […]

Physiotherapy or Myotherapy – which should I choose?

Physiotherapy and Myotherapy at Body Motion Physio

A common question that we are asked on a regular basis is:  Do I need a Physiotherapy treatment or a Myotherapy/Massage session? So, we’ll try to answer this as simply as possible below: Generally speaking, you would see a Physiotherapist if you had an acute or chronic musculoskeletal injury, or pain. They are also able […]

How Often Should You go to the Physio?

Woman attending physiotherapy session

Finding yourself hobbling around, holding your back and grunting about your neck pain? We feel you. And it’s only natural to experience tensions and discomfort at some point in time. But just like your vehicle and the appliances you utilise in your everyday lifestyle, your body also needs a bit of maintenance from time to […]