Sports & Remedial Massage
What is remedial massage?
One of the deepest forms of massage, Remedial Massage is ideal for the relief and prevention of musculo-skeletal injuries or conditions, whether through sport, occupation, postural problems, or a specific trauma. It is one of the deepest and most effective forms of injury prevention and treatment.
Remedial massage is deep manipulation of the soft and connective tissues of the body leading to relief from acute or chronic muscular pain, an increase in joint mobility, improved circulation, and last but not least a profound level of relaxation, both physical and mental.
This treatment is ideal for those whose lifestyles are demanding and tiring, by providing an opportunity to be unwound, have aches and pains eased out and achieve a deep sense of overall calm and balance.
Through massage, levels of stress can be reduced, circulation improved, and physical and psychological balance can be achieved.
What is it for?
Although many clients who consult a remedial massage therapist have pain as a result of specific injuries (whiplash, falls, sports injuries, etc.), RSI (repetitive strain injuries) and other work-related problems, the vast majority originates in postural (structural) alignment problems that sometimes go back to childhood and adolescence. Simply put, if you are suffering from any muscular-skeletal pain or condition, then Remedial Massage can provide you with the relief you need as well as a long term reduction and possible elimination of the causes.
Treatment employs massage techniques designed to treat both deep and superficial tissues, not dissimilar to those used in sports massage.
The remedial massage therapist uses skilled manual manipulation combined with in-depth knowledge of anatomy and physiology to bring about pain relief, correcting and normalising the body’s muscles and soft tissues.
To facilitate and encourage change, various bodywork techniques such as Isometric
As with most other massage techniques, Remedial massage will assist in improving circulatory problems, lymphatic drainage, stress related conditions, muscular aches and injuries, as well as encouraging the natural healing properties of body and mind.