Remedial Massage is ideal for the relief and prevention of musculo-skeletal injuries or conditions, whether through sport, occupation, postural problems, or a specific trauma. It is one of the deepest and most effective forms of injury prevention and treatment.
Remedial massage is deep manipulation of the soft and connective tissues of the body leading to relief from acute or chronic muscular pain, an increase in joint mobility, improved circulation, and last but not least a profound level of relaxation, both physical and mental.
This treatment is ideal for those whose lifestyles are demanding and tiring, by providing an opportunity to be unwound, have aches and pains eased out and achieve a deep sense of overall calm and balance.
Through massage, levels of stress can be reduced, circulation improved, and physical and psychological balance can be achieved.
What is it for?
Although many clients who consult a remedial massage therapist have pain as a result of specific injuries (whiplash, falls, sports injuries, etc.), RSI (repetitive strain injuries) and other work-related problems, the vast majority originates in postural (structural) alignment problems that sometimes go back to childhood and adolescence. Simply put, if you are suffering from any muscular-skeletal pain or condition, then Remedial Massage can provide you with the relief you need as well as a long term reduction and possible elimination of the causes.
In addition to the treatment of injured or ill people, Remedial Massage can be used to prepare the body for strenuous physical activity, or to assist the body in recovering from the after-effects from exercise and sports.
Either at work or at play excess seems to be the norm and an excess generally leads to overload, which often manifests as stress. Stress can affect not only mood, but has a massive strain on all of our body systems, resulting in fatigue, illness, muscular aches and injuries, and an impaired immune system. a tired, strained, affect on the body, resulting in tired, strained muscles, back and neck problems, reduced immune system.
Specific muscular and skeletal dysfunctions include fibrositis, spondylitis, arthritis, frozen shoulder, muscular cramps, whiplash, muscular atrophy, sports and dancing injuries etc.