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Remedial and Orthopaedic Massage
Remedial and Orthopaedic Massage helps to remedy tension and posture and ease muscular aches and pain.
The goals of remedial and orthopaedic massage therapy are to:
- Reduce swelling and decrease pain
- Promote healing
- Maintain fitness and strength
- Restore muscle balance through range of motion and strength
- Prevent re-injury: minimize further injury the affected local tissue
The overall aim of Remedial and Orthopaedic Massage is to reduce pain and increase range of motion/movement.
This is a specialized type of massage therapy to work intensively with a range of techniques such as deep tissue massage and mobilisation techniques on localised areas of the body. Treatment techniques may involve the use of heat, cold, Remedial massage techniques, stretching and exercises to restore mobility and strength.
What conditions can Remedial and Orthopaedic Massage Therapy treat?
Many people today suffer with back, neck and shoulder pain causing many problems within the body. This may be a result of physical injury, poor posture, tension or repetitive actions, causing muscles to be in a contracted state for sustained periods.
Remedial and Orthpaedic Massage is a therapy used to treat muscular problems, loss of muscle tone and adhesions and removing physical tension in the muscles. Incorporating advanced massage techniques, it helps to speed up circulation and eliminate toxins, which can cause pain and stiffness. Other benefits can include improving the skin’s elasticity and helping with the break down of fatty tissue and adhesions.