Remedial Massage

What is Remedial Massage?

Remedial Massage manipulates muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissue (fascia) of the body and assists in rehabilitation, pain and injury management.

The Massage Doctor uses a range of techniques during a remedial massage treatment such as:

Deep Tissue Massage

Releases tension in the muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia (connective tissue surrounding tissues).

Trigger-point Therapy

Releases trigger points which refer pain to predicable sites and when active cause pain.

Reflexology

Pressure applied to feet and/or hands using specific thumb, finger and hand techniques to treat issues elsewhere in the body.

Myofascial Release

Removes restrictions, eliminates pain and restores motion in the body’s fascia. Fascia is connective tissue that surrounds tissues.

Sports Massage

Manipulation of muscles, tendons and ligaments in order to prevent and/or improve sports injury.

Pain Source Release

Restores freedom of movement by way of the nervous system.

Pregnancy Massage

Minimises stress on both mother and baby. Benefits include:
* reduced oedema and fatigue
* improved blood flow
* reduced muscle spasms and leg cramps
* reduced back pain due to improper posture
* reduced sciatic pain

Lymphatic Massage

Light pressure and rhythmic strokes used to increase flow of lymph and reduce toxins in the body.