Remedial Massage Therapy

Remedial massage is the systematic assessment and treatment of the muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissues of the body to assist in rehabilitation, pain and injury management. It is designed to balance muscle/soft tissue length, tension, tone which will in turn promote the return to normal joint/capsular/bone position; increase the flow of blood and lymph, particularly for a patient has suffered a moderate injury resulting in structural pain and/or loss of function, loss of function, then remediation is required to reduce or eliminate pain and restore that function.

TRIGGER POINT

Trigger Point Therapy is used within remedial massage and is direct pressure is applied to specific points on tender muscle tissue to bring about reduction in muscle tension and pain relief.

Trigger points are found within a tort band of muscle and is formed by muscle stress, muscle overuse, inflammation, trauma, electrolyte imbalances, infections and nerve pain. The size of them can be anywhere between a small pin head to a pea and cause pain over the muscle affected or referred pain (felt in another area of the body). Other trigger points are only felt when the muscle is directly palpated by the therapist.

MUSCLE ENERGY TECHNIQUE – M.E.T

M.E.T is a method used with remedial massage which involves active resistance by the client against minimal force applied by the therapist.

This method is not painful and assists in reprogramming neurological patterns of habitual muscle tension or muscle inhibition and weakness; it helps to restore normal muscle function by lengthening. It has also has been shown to repair injured tissue by stimulating the synthesis of new cells.

MYOFACIAL RELEASE

The purpose of Myofascial Release is to break down scar tissue, relax the muscle and myofascial and to restore good posture. It is never be beyond your tolerance and it is important to give feedback to your therapist during the treatment.

Myofascial Release technique is applied directly on the body and uses slow and sometimes deep pressure to restore the proper health of the fascia. It focuses on relaxing the deep tissue of the body providing lasting and effective relief to the client and patient.

Recommmended Treatment Times

Recommended treatment time for remedial massage

To ensure you are receive the correct time frame for the following treatment, the recommended time frames for this massage are:


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Massage therapy has many benefits not only for your muscles but for your overall health and well being.