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Remedial Massage : Introduction

Remedial Massage Therapy is the application of different techniques in the treatment of muscular pain and dysfunction that affect human movement.  It is applied in the preventative, corrective and rehabilitative phases of treatment.
It is also concerned with the restoration and maintenance of the soft tissue structures of the body.
Whether the cause of your discomfort is work related, from a sports injury or from work or leisure around the house, Remedial Massage Therapy may assist in the management of a wide range of soft tissue problems.

Remedial Massage Therapy is known to:

  • Relax muscles and reduce tension leaving a feeling of wellbeing.
  • Assist in reducing the risk of fibrosis and adhesions in muscles and fascia.
  • Enhance rehabilitation after injury.
  • Relieve cramps and spasms.
  • Increase the range of movement.
  • Dramatically reduce pain and discomfort.
  • Drain lymph nodes.
  • Assist in relieving symptoms of fatigue by stimulating joint and blood flow, nerve stimulus, e.g. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
  • Assist in alleviating the symptoms of Repetitive Strain Syndrome by relaxing and increasing muscle function and stretching contracted muscles.



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