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REMEDIAL MASSAGE/MYOTHERAPYSTRUCTURAL INTEGRATIONNUTRITION TIPS & ADVICESTRETCHING TIPS

Everyone needs to take time out, to escape the pressures of the everyday grind in life. Regular massage and exercise plays a significant therapeutic role, enhancing clarity and function of the mind and body. Don't put up with daily aches and pains. Massage is one of the quickest forms of maintaining better health and well being. Massage is suitable for everybody at any age. Did you know that stress is a large factor in body aches and pains? The body holds on to stress causing trigger points, resulting in stiffness, tight muscles, creating body imbalances thus causing headaches and that heavy sluggish feeling.

Remedial Massage works to heat muscles and tendons that are damaged, impaired, knotted, tense or immobile. Massage provides a healing treatment that can be gentle or strong, deep or shallow. It Holistially treats the whole body and traces the discomfort back to the original cause. Specialised techniques are used to locate, support and speed up the body's own repair mechanism.

  

Remedial Massage

This form of therapy stetches muscles, inhibits muscle spasm, helping the body manage pain, correct postural & biomechanical dysfunctions increasing flexibility and breaking down scar tissue. Using a combination of techniques such as; deep tissue massage, muscle energy technique, positional release, myofascial release and trigger point therapy. This helps stimulate blood supply to damaged muscles and joints, which can help remove toxins that have built up.

  

Myofascial Cupping

A traditional remedy, using a small flame to create a vacuum for static and sliding glass cups. This technique has been around since ancient times. It is very effective when used in conjunction with massage to redistribute energy and increase circulation to the local area. Reducing muscle tension, trigger points promote relaxation, therefore reducing pain. Cupping helps draw out pathogenic factors reducing the common cold/flu and chest congestions.

  

Swedish Massage

Long firm, flowing strokes effectively managing stress, anxiety, tension, headaches and depression. Swedish massage stimulates mind and body, promoting an overall sense of wellbeing.

  

Sports Massage

For peak mind and body performance in pre or post events. Sports massage is used by athletes at all levels to help prevent breakdown and injury. It is also used to help prevent an excessive build-up of scar tissue following an injury and can stretch specific localised areas of soft tissue in a way that may not be possible with exercise. A combination of massage and stretching techniques aimed at preventing injuries to muscles, tendons and ligaments. This type of massage incorporates remedial techniques and is ideal for those who prefer a firmer touch.

  

Pregnancy Massage

For your comfort and enjoyment, we use a specially designed pregnancy support cushion, allowing you to lie face down during the massage while giving support to your whole body. Experience total relaxation, bringing comfort and renewed energy.

  

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)

MLD is a light touch massage with directional flowing techniques that specifically assists pumping of the lymphatic system to drain the body's excess fluid aiding the function of the immune system.  Preventing or eliminating waste products in the body's soft tissues. It is ideal for clients who present with water retention, pre/post surgery  and post injury.

  

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Reminder Service

We do have a mobile reminder service. Please be mindful of your appointment times. When receiving your reminder text, if you are unable to attend your session please give us a call, as we do require 24 hours notice to allow us to give our clients on the waiting list the option of making your appointment time. This would be greatly appreciated by all. All missed appointments, late cancelations or rescheduling will be charged at full rate.

  

  

Melbourne SI ,Level 2, 1275 Malvern Road, Malvern 3144 (above Sheen Panels)

 

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