A firm pressure that may be deep or superficial, is applied to treat the body’s soft tissues – muscles / tendons / ligaments / connective tissue – for a specific therapeutic effect such as restoring movement or increasing flexibility.
Remedial massage usually focuses on a specific concern. Soreness / discomfort can sometimes result during your treatment or you may notice it a few hours later or the next morning. This is a normal reaction to your body’s healing process and subsides within a day or so. Applying ice post treatment aids in decreasing your symptoms.
Benefits of having regular remedial massage treatments:
reduces depression, stress & anxiety
enhances sleep quality
alleviates pain symptoms
aids in breaking down scar tissue
helps with injury rehabilitation
increases body awareness
improves immune system functioning
reduces heart rate
increases lymphatic drainage
aids in the removal of toxins
relieves tension related headaches
reducing tension and contracture in muscles and connective tissue
Remedial massage makes the perfect treatment for those working long hours in desk occupations who suffer with headaches, neck and shoulder pain and lower back pain.