Remedial massage therapy works to treat specific injuries or muscular dysfunction using a range of techniques to locate and repair the damaged muscle, joint, tendon or ligament. This in turn will work to rebalance the body and contribute to optimal health. This treatment has a number of therapeutic benefits. It helps to reduce stiffness, swelling while relaxing the muscles. Remedial massage can also work to improve joint mobility and contribute to an overall feeling of relaxation and wellness. It is also beneficial in pain management by relieving tension and spasm in the muscles.
Techniques used in the massage include; deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy and a range of stretching and cross-fibre techniques. Soft tissue techniques may be used to increase circulation or deeper, stronger movements may be used to release tight muscles and relieve long-term pains or injuries.
Myotherapy treatments can assist and aid in prevention, assessment, early intervention and treatment of injuries and pain and the ongoing management of chronic musculoskeletal conditions.
Treatment options include trigger point therapy, joint mobilisation, dry needling, cupping, stretching, exercise/ rehabilitation programs and pain management.