What is Remedial Massage?
Remedial Massage is used to treat chronic musculoskeletal imbalances, strains, sprains, bruising or any injury where the skin is intact. It removes blockages, scar tissue and adhesions left after injury, speeds up recovery and encourages more complete healing. Remedial Massage is also used for conditions created by lifestyle eg: RSI injuries and back pain. It is designed to increase the flow of blood and lymphatic fluid, particularly in the injured areas.
It is an unusual form of massage in that it does not set out to relax the patient; the intention is more to rectify a mechanical problem. However all-round health improvement is seen such as better sleep, increase in vitality and performance levels, as well as increased mobility. It can also be used to treat general muscle soreness from overexertion.
Who is Remedial Massage best for?
Remedial massage can assist people of all ages & body type, it is beneficial for anyone who may have injured their muscles, ligaments, tendons and other soft tissues.
It is also a great option for the treatment of many ailments including neck and back pain, sciatica, frozen shoulder, tension headaches, tennis elbow, migraines, carpal tunnel and countless other problems that our bodies encounter as a result of our daily lives, including the number one, ever-present affliction, stress!