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Remedial Massage 

What is a remedial massage?
Remedial massage is a manual therapy used to treat injured, tight, or stiff muscles. It can help with many problems with the muscles, tendons, and bones and can adderss a variety of other health issues.

Locating and repairing injured parts of the body as well as accelerating the body's natural healing processes are goals of remedial massage. Depending on the situation, the pressure used in this healing procedure can be either powerful and deep or moderate and shallow.

Other parts of the body may experience discomfort that originates in or radiates from muscle pain. The goal of remedial massage is to identify the primary source of the pain and address both its cause and its symptom.

Benefits of remedial massage

Remedial massage can increase blood flow, increase joint mobility, and aid in tissue repair. In order to restore the bones to their proper positions, enhance blood flow, and aid in the healing of injuries, the therapist will work to balance the length, tone, and tension of the muscles and tendons.

The muscles can be relaxed and stabilised to help with issues like headaches, nausea, low back pain, and sciatica.

Sports and dance injuries, muscle cramps, whiplash, fibromyalgia, muscular atrophy, fibrositis, spondylitis, arthritis, and frozen shoulder are a few health issues that are frequently treated with remedial massage.

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Remedial Massage Help with: 

Neck, shoulder or back pain
Preventing injuries
Headaches
Sports or other injuries
Arthritis
Anxiety or depression
To treat the side effects of cancer, such as lymphoedema, anxiety
To manage the side effects of diabetes
To help with addiction rehabilitation
Running pain, including shin splints, ITB tightness, patella tracking problems
Tendonitis, bursitis or fibrosis
Delayed onset muscle soreness from exercise
Postural imbalances
Chronic pain
Fatigue

Frequently Asked Questions 

 

What is the difference between massage and remedial massage?
Remedial massage focuses on the body parts that need rehabilitation whereas deep tissue massage treats the entire body. A review of the muscles, ligaments, tendons, and posture comes first in remedial massage.

What does remedial massage include?
The assessment, analysis, and treatment of your body are all part of remedial massage. It includes a wide range of soft tissue techniques intended to increase posture and flexibility, relieve sore muscles, repair damage, prevent injuries, and enhance athletic performance.

Are remedial massages painful?
Even while an efficient remedial massage may cause some discomfort or soreness, these side effects should be kept to a minimum and only occur when absolutely necessary to correct any dysfunction.

What's the difference between remedial and relaxation massage?
A sports injury treatment massage, also referred to as a sports massage or a remedial massage, is intended to aid in recovery. On the other side, relaxation massages aim to refresh, calm, and relax the body and mind.

How often should I get remedial massage?
A maintenance remedial massage ought to be given regularly. Varies from person to person, a maintenance massage is typically advised every month or occasionally every three months. 

What are the benefits of remedial massage?
Remedial massage can increase blood flow, increase joint mobility, and aid in tissue repair. In order to restore the bones to their proper positions, enhance blood flow, and aid in the healing of injuries, the therapist will work to balance the length, tone, and tension of the muscles and tendons.


What can I expect after a remedial massage?
After a thorough massage, you can feel sore and possibly have a minor swelling, but this is to be anticipated. After receiving a Remedial Massage, if you see any bruising, it may be a sign that your therapist applied a little too much pressure.

Is remedial massage good for lower back pain? 
Therapists that specialise in remedial massage can treat trigger points, restoring health to the muscles and reducing pain. Studies have indicated that people with back pain benefit greatly from remedial massage particularly when it's combined with exercise and education.


What should I tell my massage therapist?
Advise your therapist of any particular illnesses or medications you may be taking. People with high blood pressure and chronic injuries should let the therapist know about them. Please let your massage therapist know if you have any allergies, such as those to certain foods or essential oils.

Does remedial massage use oil or balm? 
Oil or balm may be used during a remedial massage and administered straight to the skin. The application of oil makes sure the affected muscles are thoroughly penetrated. Additionally, it implies that the client will be undressed throughout the massage. There are several therapeutic advantages to receiving remedial massage therapy.