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Remedial Massage at My Physio My Health

After diagnosing the issue and issuing effective treatment, our remedial massage therapists maintain healthy function of the muscles and body. Massage therapy involves a qualified therapist manipulating soft tissues of the body by rubbing and applying pressure on muscles, tendons, connective tissues, and ligaments. Our remedial massage therapists draw on several different techniques and methods uniquely tailored to a patient’s condition.

Benefits of Massage Therapy

  • Reduce stress & anxiety
  • Alleviate pain
  • Increase mobility and joint flexibility
  • Injury prevention
  • Reduce muscle stiffness and soreness
  • Reduce tension and knotting
  • Faster recovery from muscular exertion
  • Stimulate blood flow
educe muscle stiffness and soreness with massage therapy

Our Locations

Massage therapy is available at Torrensville, Woodville South, Holden Hill, Kilkenny and Lightsview.

Remedial Massage FAQs

Remedial massage therapy is commonly used for immediate relaxation of pain and muscle spasms, whereas physiotherapy is geared more towards rehabilitating an injury or condition.
Some people enjoy a weekly massage, however most clients book for once fortnight or month. How often may depend on how well your body responds after your session.

The aim of the normal massage might not be to reduce pain or to heal any dysfunctions nor conditions. Its role is often to relax the body and mind.

A remedial massage assists in rehabilitation, pain, and injury management. Based on individual conditions, signs & symptom, a remedial massage therapist will rule-out all the red flags and create a patient-centred treatment plan that works toward the individual’ goals. There is no ‘gold-standard’ treatment plan. All treatment plans are unique and tailored to the specific person to help them to improve and restore functions.

All our registered massage therapists have training in knowledge of anatomy, pathophysiology & physiology.

Remedial massage can reduce soft tissue tension and pain (van den Dolder, Ferreira & Refshauge, 2010), reduce anxiety and nervous tension (Frost-Hunt, 2020), improve joint mobility (van den Dolder, Ferreira & Refshauge, 2010), improve blood flow that leads to better lymphatic circulation, promote the healing process and boost the immune system Frost-Hunt, 2020. It prevents and alleviates general, activities-related and postural muscular symptoms. It also reduces excessive scar tissue formation. Various forms of remedial massage techniques include dry needles, trigger point, myofascial release, joint mobilization, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) and more.

During your appointment the therapist will assess your movement and pain to then map out a treatment plan to best assist the area of complaint with an aim to return you to full function.

Your therapist quick verbal confidential discussion about the treatment risks and benefits, before starting. After your massage, you will be given a non-pharmacology treatment plan, including soft tissue work & home care (exercises) that work toward your goals.

We as that you’re punctual for your appointment, disclosure of accurate health information and medical history and fully commit to your treatment plan!