Remedial massage focuses on the release of chronic pain in the body through slow effluerage strokes and targeted finger pressure on contracted areas, by either following or crossing over the muscle fibres, tendons and fascia. This modality is most commonly used to address specific problems associated with chronic muscular pain, injury rehabilitations, sporting and occupational injuries, RSI, and physical and mental fatigue. Various treatments such as trigger point therapy, muscle energy techniques, myofascial release can be merged in a remedial massage session. Stretch and exercise prescriptions may be given at the end of a session to help strengthen weaker muscles.
Remedial massage is ideal for the relief of both chronic and acute pain, both sports and workplace injuries are efficiently treated through remedial techniques. This modality is most beneficial for sprains, headaches, impingements, muscle strains and other symptoms. If you have cover for remedial massage with your health fund, you may be entitled to a health fund rebate.
The recommended session length for a remedial massage is sixty minutes, our therapists will effectively use this time to assess, treat and diagnose your symptoms.