Remedial / Deep Tissue Massage
Ideal to treat and prevent injuries, improve recovery, assist rehabilitation and for pain management. Various techniques such as deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, muscle energy techniques and fascial techniques are used to release tension, improve movement and flexibility and enhance overall health. The aim is to bring healing to both the cause and symptoms of the disorder.
Remedial Massage is suited to but not limited to:
Sports Massage & Injury Rehabilitation
Sports massage can contribute to recovery between training sessions and sporting events, enhancing performance through improved movement and energy. This increases your ability to build a more balanced strength and reduces your chance of injury.
Restrictions in your muscles will cause an imbalance when you train. This can result in reduced performance, weakness and injury. Including massage as part of your training schedule can improve your form and increase your training ability. Sports massage has a targeted approach to addressing pain, restoring function and increasing range of motion to:
Myofascial Release Therapy
The fascial system consists of the supportive connective tissue “wrapping” that gives us shape, allows or restricts movement and supports the skeleton. Restricted fascia limits movement, causes instability, chronic pain and a feeling of heaviness in the body.
Myofascial Release is beneficial for:
A gentle treatment aimed to assist the body’s immune system, reduce excess fluid and calm the nervous system. Lymphatic drainage is recommended for those needing to detox the body, eliminate excess fluid and aid in the recovery from illness and post-surgery.
Our 30 and 60 minute appointments allow for a thorough assessment and treatment. Assessment is aimed at determining how your issues are affecting your daily life and include range of motion, muscle testing, orthopaedic testing and neurological examination (as appropriate).
Our Chiropractor uses a range of techniques including:
Remedial and Swedish techniques are used to help relax tense muscles and improve circulation and mobility. This can help treat sciatic pain, headaches, peripheral swelling and other symptoms brought on by the changes to the body during pregnancy. We use the pregnancy Belly Pillow allowing complete relaxation during the treatment. This treatment is suitable for all stages of pregnancy.
Swedish and Relaxation Massage
Swedish Massage uses gentle, flowing techniques to increase oxygen supply and blood flow to muscles to help alleviate pain and tension. It improves circulation, calms the nervous system and promotes relaxation.
Reflexology stimulates pressure points on the feet, hands and ears to encourage the flow of energy throughout the body, enhancing the body's ability to heal itself. This holistic approach to health addresses conditions such as insomnia, IBS, sinus, PMT and menopause:
Aromatherapy massage uses pure essential oils specifically blended to suit your individual needs. It provides both psychological and physical benefits and brings about healing, rejuvenation and a sense of total wellbeing. Ideal treatment for;