When muscles and tendons become damaged or impaired, knotted and tense or immobile, Remedial Massage provides a healing treatment that can
be gentle or strong, deep or shallow. Remedial massage holistically treats the whole body and traces the discomfort as far as possible
back to the original cause, healing both the cause of the disorder as well as the symptoms.
Remedial Massage Technique
It uses several specialised techniques to locate and repair damage and to support and speed up the body's own repair mechanisms. The massage
is applied directly to the skin using a lubricating medium, usually oil, which ensures that the muscles associated with the disorder and
mobilisation of the joint are deeply penetrated. Passive stretching moves are also used.
Benefits of Remedial Massage
Key benefits of Remedial Massage include: the stimulation to the blood supply allowing toxins in the muscles to be removed; the calming of
the peripheral nervous system to ease pain and discomfort; and the toning and relaxing of muscles to improve joint mobility. An improvement
to the health of the cells, the repairing of tissues, and the easing of stiffness and tension can also be experienced through therapeutic
Muscular and skeletal dysfunctions often addressed with Remedial Massage include fibrosititis, spondylitis, arthritis, frozen shoulder, muscular
cramps, Whiplash, muscular atrophy, sports and dancing injuries.
Sessions usually take 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the what your body is needing. The massage therapist at Coogee will assess you and
discuss the treatment options.