For many years, Remedial Massage Therapy has dominated the world of alternative and complementary manual medicine. Research and education has began to prove the effectiveness of Remedial Massage in the treatment of musculoskeletal disease and dysfunction. Now, Remedial Massage has become widely recognised by the health profession as a legitimate treatment option for musculoskeletal complaints and maintenance.
WHAT IS IT?
Remedial Massage is an outcome based massage that involves the application of techniques to muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia, with the goal of addressing pain, injury and wellbeing. Remedial Massage draws on soft tissue techniques, such as effleurage and petrissage, as well as stretching and heat application, to support the body's own repair mechanisms. However, Remedial Massage is not only used to treat pain and injury. Regular maintenance Remedial Massages play a major role in maintaining optimal musculoskeletal health, preventing injury, and improving both physical performance and general wellbeing.
WHAT CAN REMEDIAL MASSAGE TREAT?
Some common complaints that Remedial Massage can assist in the management of include, but are not limited to:
- Neck pain and stiffness
- Shoulder and rotator cuff pain/injury
- Mid and lower back pain and stiffness
- Hamstring, groin and calf strain and stiffness
- Muscular tightness
SO WHAT’S SO SPECIAL ABOUT OUR REMEDIAL MASSAGE THERAPISTS?
Firstly, our therapists are degree qualified in the field of Musculoskeletal Therapy. This means we have a more extensive knowledge and understanding of human anatomy and physiology. Our Remedial Massage Therapists understand the mechanics of injury and how the human body responds to this, making us experts in our field. Our enhanced qualifications give us more treatment tools to select from. Our Remedial Massage Therapists are also trained in the application of Dry Needling, Cupping Therapy, Rehabilitation and taping, giving you the opportunity to experience more than just a Remedial Massage.
Secondly, our therapists have experience in a range of clinical settings, both sporting and private practice. Our Remedial Massage Therapists have been exposed to both acute and chronic pain and injury. This exposure has allowed them to develop a systematic and thorough approach to assessment and the application of treatment in order to address the cause of injury, not just the symptom.
Studio Musculoskeletal is a boutique physical therapy practice specialising in Musculoskeletal Therapy, Remedial Massage, Sports Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Dry Needling and Cupping Therapy. We service Albion, Clayfield, Ascot, Hendra, Hamilton, Bowen Hills, Brisbane City, Nundah and Wavell Heights, but welcome clients from all over Brisbane.
Let us help you improve your musculoskeletal health. For more information or to arrange an appointment book online now or phone our Albion clinic on 07 3262 7182