Massage can offer so many intrinsic health benefits, from stress relief through to the management of chronic pain. Massage can effectively treat the following conditions:
The goal of remedial massage is to help the body return to normal health after injury and can be an effective modality for pain management of chronic musculoskeletal conditions, postural conditions, sporting and occupational injuries. Employing a variety of treatments and techniques such as Cupping, Myofascial Release, Muscle Energy Technique and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, treatment is designed to remediate the given condition by reducing or eliminating pain and restoring function.
Myotherapy treatments can assist and aid in the prevention, assessment, early intervention and treatment of injuries and pain and the ongoing management of chronic musculoskeletal conditions and dysfunctions that affect movement and mobility.
Myotherapist’s employ a range of treatment techniques to restore and maintain the normal integrity of the soft tissue structures (muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia). Treatment options may include trigger point therapy, joint mobilisation, dry needling, cupping, stretching, exercise and rehabilitation programs and pain management.
Myotherapy treatments commence with thorough consultation followed by various muscle, joint and neurological tests. Combined with manual palpation of muscles and joints, the aim is to identify the cause of the pain to provide quick, effective and long-lasting results.
A relaxation massage treatment utilises long, short and smooth gliding strokes to softly manipulate your muscles, decreasing general muscle tension and is the perfect way to destress the body and the mind.
Pregnant mothers experience unique physical and emotional changes, resulting from increases in weight, shifting posture and increasing/decreasing hormone levels during pregnancy. Despite this being a beautiful period of heightened expectation and joy, it also carries with it significant physical discomfort. Using long, gliding massage techniques, prenatal massage benefits include:
Prenatal massage is safe from the 2nd trimester, however, please note that everyone is different so if you have any doubts, please seek advice from your treating doctor or obstetrician.
Sports massage is an ideal cool down following sports or vigorous exercise and can significantly help in improving your recovery time from muscle soreness and sports injuries. Sports massage works by releasing tight muscles and surrounding tissues, reducing the risk of injury.
We offer a one-hour initial massage consultation and 60, 45 or 30 minute subsequent consultations.
An initial consultation is required first, so that we can get to know you and what will help you achieve your health and wellness goals.