Remedial Massage is aimed at correcting soft tissue dysfunction.
In the realm of Remedial Massage soft tissue is muscle tissue, ligament, tendon and fascia (connective tissue).
Generally dysfunction will arise from overuse (e.g. excessive gardening), poor posture (e.g. sitting slumped over a desk) or an injury (e.g. spraining an ankle). A client will often present with pain (e.g. headache), loss of range (e.g. stiff neck), poor coordination (e.g. walking awkwardly) or muscle weakness (e.g. can't lift or carry), or a combination of these symptoms.
A Remedial Massage involves specific techniques that are aimed at affecting the soft tissue at a physiological level.
These techniques include deep transverse friction (DTF), digital ischemic pressure (DIP), trigger point (TP) therapy, myofascial release (MFR), proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF), and shifting.
A qualified Remedial Practitioner has a solid grounding in anatomy and physiology, and may also be interested in your posture (e.g. round shoulders), gait (i.e. walking style) or habitual movements (e.g. do everything with right hand).
If you would like to discuss your Remedial Massage needs please phone the clinic on 6247 0662 to speak with one of our Practitioners.
Lisa is highly experienced in Remedial Massage.