Remedial Massage – Why you need it
Remedial massage helps with joint mobilisation, stretching, strengthening certain muscle groups to remove any imbalances and improving flexibility greatly. In this article, we explain why remedial massage is so beneficial for optimal joint and muscle health.
- Sports injuries
Every successful athlete knows that remedial massage is an essential part of injury recovery and prevention. When it comes to sports injuries massage, your myotherapist firstly relaxes and warms the muscles, and then works on removing knots and lengthening the muscle. Having a remedial massage regularly can also prevent injuries from developing because it keeps the muscle groups in balance and the muscles lengthened. These are some examples of the many injuries that can be prevented: plantar fasciitis, shin splints, tendinitis, rotator cuff injuries and many more.
- Joint and chronic pain
Remedial Massage is often used to relieve common symptoms of many types of joint and chronic pain. It reduces pain and stiffness, eases anxiety, improves range of motion in joints, and promotes more restful sleep. It can result in a significant reduction in pain. One of the many massage therapies we offer is deep tissue massage, a technique that manipulates the top and deeper layers of the muscle and underlying tissues. Intense and focused pressure is given by the myotherapist. This technique can address severe tension or pain in the muscles and connective tissues.
3. Post-Surgery rehabilitation
Post-surgery rehabilitation is so important to consider as this will be the key factor in recuperation. Not only will it promote healing and help you regain mobility, if you persist with post-surgery rehabilitation your healing time will be faster and it will give you the tools and confidence to learn how to manage your injuries and take care of your body. Post-operative treatment and rehabilitation may include joint mobility assessment, joint mobilisation, scar tissue friction massage and manipulation, stretching, trigger point therapy, massage, myofascial release, corrective and strengthening exercise, dry needling, functional assessment and sports specific rehabilitation.
Are you suffering from any sports injury, chronic pain or just want to experience a quality remedial massage? We are a very reputed and reliable clinic that offers remedial massage and Myotherapy in Melbourne.