Remedial & Treatment Massages

Don’t forget to also check out our Remedial & Treatment Massages!


Massage is a soft tissue treatment to the muscular skeletal system. Massage may help relieve muscle tension, stiffness & pain, increase joint flexibility & range of motion, reduce stress & help you unwind. Massage may enhance your general health & well-being.

Massage treatments aim to remove the accumulation of general aches and pains, promote relaxation & help you maintain a healthy body. Remedial, sports, deep tissue, trigger point, therapeutic and relaxation techniques can be tailored for each massage treatment.

BENEFITS OF TREATMENT & REMEDIAL MASSAGE

Massage treatments are aimed at helping you to stay FIT & HEALTHY. Massage may benefit a range of conditions including:

  • back pain,
  • sciatica,
  • iinsomnia,
  • stiff neck,
  • headaches,
  • shin splints,
  • joint sprains,
  • bad posture,
  • muscle tension,
  • anxiety and stress by promoting relaxation.
  • Pre and Post game massages may also assist sports players.



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Remedial Massage

Aims to improve & speed up recovery after injury. Used to reduce swelling & scar tissue, improve circulation & promote healing of muscular skeletal injuries. Remedial massage also treats conditions created by lifestyle e.g. repetitive strain injury and back pain.



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Myofasical Trigger Point Release Massage

Associated with muscular skeletal pain, and often referred to as “knots,” trigger points are referred to as area in the fascia surrounding skeletal muscle. Referred pain patterns have been mapped to trigger points.

Activation of trigger points may be caused by acute or chronic muscle overload, other trigger points, disease, stress, trauma and health issues.

Applied techniques to trigger points may elicit local tenderness, referred pain or a local twitch response.

Massage applies a variety of techniques to work on deactivating trigger points. Tehniques may include applies pressure, stretching: including proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) and muscle energy techniques (MET).


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Sports Massage

Designed to prevent & relieve injuries that are associated with sports & exercise i.e. fishing, swimming, surfing, netball, running & training. Sports massage aims to increase endurance & performance, minimise the chances of injury & keep your body in good working order.



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Dry Needling

Dry Needling, also referred to as intramuscular stimulation, is used for the management of musculoskeletal pain. It involves insertion of a filiform needle into the skin and muscle at a myofascial trigger point. Dry needling aims to elicit a local twitch response (LTR), often felt as a muscle contraction. Dry needling aims to result in the reduction of musculoskeletal pain.



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Deep Tissue Massage

Chronic muscle tension or injury may have painful bands of adhesions present. Deep tissue massage works on breaking down restrictions and scar tissue in the deeper myofascial of the muscle, tendons and ligament by applying slow strokes with deep finger pressure, compression and friction.

Deep tissue massage assists in eliminate toxins from the muscles, increasing range of movement and restoring length and flexibility to the fascia. The overall goal being, to over time, to relive pain and restore normal muscle movement.



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Pregnancy

Helps relax the body, reduce muscle aches & joint pain, anxiety, swelling discomfort, depression & improve circulation. Aims to improve the health of both the mother & baby.



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Cupping

Cups are used to create a suction against the skin, intended to help treat pain, deep scar tissues in the muscles and connective tissue, muscle knots, and swelling.



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