What is Remedial Massage?
Massage has been used to treat pain for thousands of years. Remedial massage is a hands on therapy aimed at manipulating the soft tissues of the body – the muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia. Remedial massage therapists use techniques like trigger pointing, myofascial release and stretching to help relieve pain and muscle tension caused by musculoskeletal dysfunctions, poor posture and overuse or misuse of muscles. Differing from relaxation massage, remedial massage is much more specific, using techniques to target the source, not just the symptoms of the pain. Remedial massage focuses on assisting the body's natural processes to restore itself to proper function. Regular massage can help to maintain a healthy body and lifestyle and is recommended for everyone, especially athletes that are regularly training and competing.
Remedial Massage can help with:
- Back pain
- Neck pain
- Sporting injuries
- Muscle tension
- Joint immobility
Some of the physical benefits of massage include:
- Reduced muscle tension
- Improved circulation
- Increased joint mobility
- Assist in healing of soft tissue injuries
- Assist muscle recovery
Our massage therapists work closely with our physiotherapists to ensure that you are getting the best possible treatment to help you meet your goals. Our massage therapists are trained to give you a thorough orthopaedic assessment to give them a better understanding of what is causing your pain or discomfort. Our therapists are committed to working together with you to reach your goals, whatever they may be – decreasing pain, increasing movement, rehabilitating injury or maintaining an active healthy lifestyle. Depending on your level of private health cover, Remedial Massage is also eligible for health fund rebates.