Remedial Massage

Involves an assessment and treatment of the dysfunction. A wide range of techniques can be used during your treatment which can include these below.

Deep Tissue massage

Deep tissue massage helps to refresh and relax muscles, increasing the blood flow and helps rid of toxins in painful and strained muscles.

 You may feel a bit sore, or tired after a deep tissue massage so give yourself plenty of time to have a lie-down or a shower after your treatment. Any discomfort should go away within a few hours. It is really important to drink plenty of water to continue to flush out the toxins in the muscles.

Relaxation Massage

The goal of Relaxation Massage is to melt away muscle tension and increase the blood circulation.

Relaxation Massage is extremely
therapeutic as it decreases muscle toxins, increases oxygen levels in the blood, and improves flexibility in the body. It is achieved by using slower longer flowing strokes gently manipulating the soft tissues.

Sports Massage

Sports massage provides specialised treatment for the specific demands of athletes with the primary purpose of returning to their desired sporting activity with the same or even better level of function.

Stretching techniques, such as muscle energy technique, may be used in conjunction with massage. A light to medium massage that targets the lymphatic system to help eliminate waste products from the body to help recovery of DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) from sporting activities.

Hot Stone Massage

The Hot Stones are heated to 45-50 degrees and prior to using temperature is checked to ensure they are not too hot for each client. Heat is known to help with pain management.

Incorporating Hot Stones into your next massage can help with the release of tension thus helping with easing the pain. Heat can also help with the increase of blood flow to the area it is applied allowing joints and muscles to be gently moved through a greater range of motion.

Dry Needling

Commonly Dry Needling is used to help with acute and chronic neck and back pain, through to tennis elbow and shin splints.

Dry needling is where a sterile single solid filament needle is inserted either into the trigger point or surrounding area to deactivate (interfering with the signal from the brain to turn trigger point off) and resolve, giving better movement and reduced pain.