Remedial massage is defined as ‘the systematic assessment and treatment of the muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissues of the body to assist in rehabilitation, pain and injury management. It utilises deep tissue massage and various other massage, stretching and soft tissue manipulation techniques to ease muscle tension, pain and improve range of motion.
Dry needling uses solid acupuncture needles to target tension points in the muscle to ease muscle tension and aid healing in muscle tears.
It is used to strengthen tendons and ligaments, deactivate trigger points, treat overactive motor points, promote growth and blood factors, reset motor points and neural control and stimulate other reflex mechanisms. (Dr. Marshal, J. Advanced Needling and Electrotherapy, p. 4)
Myofascial Cupping is a modified version of the ancient Eastern style cupping which differs by specifically targeting the musculoskeletal system rather than the meridian systems used by traditional Chinese practitioners.
The cups suction to the skin, stretching fascial tissues and lifting and separating muscle fibre adhesions below.
Swedish, or relaxation massage is a general purpose, Western style, full body massage used for general relaxation. Developed in Europe it utilises long flowing strokes of oil on skin at your desired pressure. It aids circulation and helps lower the heart rate to induce relaxation.
Relaxation or remedial massage tailored to your specific needs during pregnancy. Pregnancy massage can ease stress, promotes wellness and relieve many of the normal muscular discomforts experienced during pregnancy, such as lower back and hip pain, neck and shoulder tension, carpal tunnel syndrome, headache, fatigue and oedema.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage
A unique technique for aiding the lymphatic system in removal of lymph fluid. This technique utilises the movement of skin, not muscle, in order to stimulate the natural flow of the lymph system. It can help reduce oedema, excess fluids in extremities and help boost the immune system.