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Remedial Massage in Perth City CBD

What is remedial massage?

Remedial massage is a massage therapy aimed to avoid or manage an injury and increase performance. This form of massage works to relieve pain, reduce tension and finally strengthen the area. Remedial massage therapists are able to effectively locate and treat damaged muscles to accelerate your body’s natural healing process. They require extensive massage training and have a thorough knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology, holding a provider number that can be used to claim through private health care. Sciatica, carpel tunnel, stiff necks, headaches, and sports injuries are a few of the conditions that can be eased with a remedial massage treatment.

What’s involved in a remedial massage treatment?

Remedial massage therapists are trained in multiple techniques to assist in a range of conditions. After completing a comprehensive consultation, the therapist will determine how to best treat your condition and which treatments you require. Depending on your symptoms the remedial massage therapist will develop a personalised plan that will include a combination of deep tissue massage, dry needling, Kinesio taping, manual lymphatic drainage, myofascial release, and trigger point therapy.

How does remedial massage work to relieve pain?

Remedial massage techniques balances the tone, tension, and length of soft tissues in the body to promote join mobility. This creates regeneration of the tissue by helping to reduce muscle spasms and cramps. Additionally, therapeutic massage improves the circulation of oxygen around the body, which improves lymphatic drainage and increases blood flow. The result of these processes is relieved pain in the body caused mainly by the removal of damaged cells, scar tissue, blockages and adhesions.

Do you have to have a condition to have a remedial massage?

While remedial massage is known as a therapy to treat chronic conditions, it’s also a useful therapy for optimal wellbeing and prevention. Remedial massage has a therapeutic effect on the endocrine by reducing the stress hormone cortisol. Increased cortisol in the body can weaken the immune system, and decrease serotonin and dopamine in the body. Remedial massage works by soothing the nervous system and increasing your feel good hormones while reducing your stress hormones. This combination helps to reduce anxiety, and improve concentration, sleep and energy.