SOFT TISSUE AND REMEDIAL MASSAGE
Formerly Sports and Remedial Massage
The term sports massage is becoming obsolete, therapists trained to a high level are doing so much more than what "sports massage" is perceived to be. it has an unnecessary brutal reputation. A skilled therapist uses many techniques to work with their patient.
The aim of the remedial therapist is to use their learned skills of observation and palpation to identify areas of imbalance and restriction and work with various techniques to relieve them.
Techniques include Muscle Energy Technique, Myofascial Release, Soft tissue Release, connective tissue massage, positional release and many more.
A skilled practitioner will use what is right for that person at the time, that may just be good basic effleurage and petrissage techniques.
BENEFITS OF REMEDIAL MASSAGE
Benefits include but are not limited to.....
Remedial Massage utilises three essential clinical elements, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation, using advanced clinical techniques that start from the moment we meet.
The benefits of massage are functional, physiological and psychological
Symptom reduction and pain relief by improving posture and quality of movement.
Accelerates and supports rehabilitation from injury and trauma.
Enhances performance through early identification and treatment of fatigued. muscles and soft tissue trauma, including joint, ligaments and tendons.
Enhances flexibility and improves muscle function.
Increases blood flow, improves circulation and lymphatic function.
Reduces stress, encourages relaxation and parasympathetic state.
Positive effects on the central nervous system.
Massage benefits everyone not just athletes, improving quality of life and relief from the everyday stresses of modern Living.