What is Remedial Massage?

When muscles become knotted and tense or damaged, remedial massage provides a healing treatment that can be gentle or strong, deep or shallow. Remedial massage holistically treats the body. The Massage Therapist endeavours to identify the original biomechanical dysfunction, thus healing the cause of the disorder, as well as the symptoms.

Remedial massage uses several specialised techniques to locate and repair damage to muscles, tendons and joints. Massage therapy supports and speeds up the body’s own repair mechanisms.

Key Benefits of remedial massage include the:

  • Stimulation of blood supply allowing toxins in the muscles to be removed;
  • Calming of the peripheral nervous system to ease pain and discomfort; and
  • Toning and relaxing of muscles to improve joint mobility.

An improvement to the health of cells, the repairing of tissues, and the easing of stiffness and tension can also be experienced through therapeutic relaxation.

What is Massage Therapy?

  • Muscle tightness and muscle imbalances

Massage helps relieve muscle tightness, stiffness and spasm which may limit full movement. It encourages better muscle activity through increased movement of nutrients and removal of waste products. It can improve muscle tone and delays muscle atrophy resulting from inactivity.

  • Pain relief, stress management and relaxation

Massage can relieve your sore and tired muscles, reduce your chronic stress and work tension, improve concentration and work performance. It will leave you feeling relaxed and energised.

  • Sports injuries and training performance

Massage helps to maintain your muscles in the best possible state of nutrition, flexibility and speeding up muscle recovery after activity or injury. Deep massage can separate fascial fibres, and prevent the formation of adhesions. It also helps in the reduction of inflammation and oedema in joints and soft tissue following injury.

What Type of Remedial Massage should I choose

  • Sports Massage

Used for injury prevention, pre and post sports events, preparation and recovery, flexibility and endurance and training workouts. A must for people serious about their training outcomes and maintenance of their muscles’ health, flexibility and performance.

  • Remedial Massage

Applies corrective techniques for rehabilitation, pain relief, improved muscle function and mobility. It aims to release the chronic patterns of tension in the body, through slow strokes and deep finger pressure on the contracted areas, by either following or crossing over the muscle fibres, fascia and tendons.

  • Swedish (Relaxation) Massage

Used for relaxation, relief of muscular tension, health management and stress reduction. Swedish Massage shortens recovery time from muscular strain by flushing the tissue of lactic acid, uric acid, and other metabolic wastes. It improves blood circulation and stretches the ligaments and tendons. Swedish Massage also stimulates the skin and nervous system, reduces stress, both emotional and physical. Swedish or Relaxation Massage is recommended as a regular program for the management of stress.

  • Remedial Hot Stone Fusion Massage

Enjoy the best combination of a Massage Therapy Sydney to alleviate pain and muscle spasms and a deeply relaxing hot stone massage. The tight muscles identified during the remedial massage are revisited with penetrating heat with smooth, warm basalt stones. This is the best way to relieve tense muscles and sore joints and leave the treatment feeling very relaxed.


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