What is remedial massage?
Remedial massage treatment is designed to optimise muscle and/or soft tissue function. Massage also promotes the flow of blood and lymph, particularly to injured areas and may reduce scar tissue and adhesions.
Remedial massage is a highly effective technique for numerous muscular conditions and may assist with the reduction of pain and discomfort. Regular massage assists in maintaining health and wellbeing
Massage therapists may use their hands or forearms to manually affect tendons, ligaments and connective tissue.
How can a remedial massage therapist help you?
Remedial massage is performed to improve conditions in the body and may assist it to return to normal health and wellbeing after injury. If a person has suffered discomfort, pain or loss of function, then remedial massage may assist to reduce or eliminate pain and help restore the body’s function.
You would likely visit a remedial massage therapist when you have muscular pain or dysfunctional stiffness.
Studies have shown that remedial massage can be used to assist in the treatment of a variety of conditions including:
- Anxiety and depression
- Headaches and migraines
- Jaw and head pain
- Neck and shoulder pain
- Soft tissue injuries
- Upper limb and back pain
- Lower limb and foot pain (Plantar fasciitis)