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Remedial Massage Therapy

What it is:

Remedial massage therapy utilises evidence based, scientifically proven techniques to treat a wide variety of musculo-skeletal injuries, soft tissue dysfunctions, and to manage muscular pain.

How it works:

Remedial massage therapy focuses on identifying and treating the cause of the problem, instead of just temporarily alleviating its symptoms.

Treatments are designed to suit individual requirements and comfort levels, and aim to restore normal range of movement and muscle function throughout the body. Techniques used in remedial massage therapy include deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, cross fibre friction, cupping, and functional fascial taping.

To fast track recovery, remedial massage is often complemented with take home exercises and stretches, to be completed outside of clinic appointments.

Ongoing management plans are provided to ensure that recovery and relief from pain is maintained.

Is Remedial Massage Therapy right for me?

Remedial Massage Therapy can provide effective treatment for:

  • Musculoskeletal pain, headaches and migraines, stress, correcting poor posture and improving circulation
  • Acute and chronic back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, and knee pain
  • Shin splints, compartment syndrome, ankle knee and hip injuries
  • Sciatica and piriformis syndrome, disk prolapse and disk bulge
  • Tennis elbow and golfers elbow
  • Pre and post event sports massage
  • TMJ therapy (teeth grinding and braxing)
  • Pre and post surgical soft tissue injuries
  • Injury rehabilitation by improving recovery time, soft tissue adaptability, joint mobility, and by reducing scar tissue adhesions
  • Reducing sports injury risk, improving athletic performance and post-training recovery for recreational and professional athletes
  • Treating Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI), chronic pain and muscular tension caused by sedentary workplace environments including time spent at a desk or computer

For information on a remedial massage therapy plan that suits your needs, contact Chris Gauntlett with your specific requirements and concerns, or book online below.

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