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Remedial Massage. What is it?

Remedial Massage is a systematic assessment, treatment & management of the muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissues of the body to assist in rehabilitation from injury and overuse.  It is performed to create favorable conditions for the body to return to optimal health. Remedial massage is designed to balance muscle & soft tissue length, tension & tone.  As a result, treatments will help promote the return to normal joint range of motion, ease muscle tone and increase the flow of blood and lymph, particularly to the injured area(s). Therefore regular massage flushes toxins while easing scar tissue and adhesion’s that are often present and the result of injury or overuse.

A remedial therapist has sound knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology to determine where and how best to treat patients, furthermore their services are based on best practice principles. Prior to remedial massage treatment, thorough patient consultation and assessments are performed to ascertain the patients current health status. Relying on patient feedback is important to identify the areas that require attention. Therefore the therapist can then apply the relevant and appropriate treatment.

What conditions do Remedial Massage therapists treat?

Remedial Therapists are trained & skilled in treating symptoms that arise from;

  • Neck, Shoulder & Low Back Pain
  • Joint Dysfunction
  • Muscle Strains
  • Headaches
  • Sciatica
  • Poor Posture
  • Sporting Injuries
  • Sports Recovery
  • Overuse Injuries

What treatments and techniques do Remedial Therapists use?

Remedial Massage Therapists are trained in the following modalities;

  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Deep Tissue Techniques
  • Trigger Point Therapy (to include Muscle Dry Needling)
  • Myofascial Release Techniques (to include Cupping)
  • Heat & Cold Application
  • Passive & Active Stretching
  • Corrective Stretching & Exercises

Our experienced Remedial Massage practitioners can help you relax and unwind or increase your current level of health.

Call Essential Chiropractic and Healthcare clinic today in Reservoir on 9470 3443.

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