Remedial Massage combines a range of massage techniques to manipulate the soft tissue of the body combined with gentle movements for a specific therapeutic effect, rather than for a general therapeutic effect. The therapist may use a range of styles, individual tailored to the individual to target the desired problem.
WHO IS THIS TYPE OF MASSAGE SUITABLE FOR?
This type of massage is applicable for anybody who is feeling like a specific area of the body requires assessed and treated. Our therapists are advanced massage therapy practitioners and are trained to be able to access and treat common injuries safely and effectively. This could be common sporting related complaints to postural dysfunction.
WHAT HAPPENS DURING A SESSION ?
During your first session we will take a full medical history, injury history and a detailed understanding of your symptoms. After this, we will use some simple assessment techniques to investigate muscle length, posture and alignment issues. Combining all this information allows us to tailor your session appropriately to gain the best results. We can also use this information to advise on future sessions, give advice on self-management strategies and even refer to a physiotherapist as appropriate, should the problem be deemed more complicated.