Remedial Massage

What is it?

Remedial Massage is a collective term that uses a range of soft-tissue techniques including:

  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Dry Needling
  • Sports Massage
  • Myofascial Release

Myofunction Remedial & Sports Therapy Protocol

This protocol includes the following Trigger point therapy & Dry Needling

  • Comprehensive patient history
  • Pain mapping
  • Range of motion evaluation
  • Postural analysis
  • Identification of perpetuating factors
  • Correction of perpetuating factors
  • Manual techniques to treat myofascial pain and dysfunction
  • Personalized patient stretch (PREHAB)ilitation program
  • Patient education

Benefits

This type of therapy focuses on Myo-fascial trigger points and fascial tissue and is an effective preventative treatment dealing with the health of muscle and connective tissue, range of movement, tone, symmetry, rebalance of muscle providing a joint neutral position. This is when the joint is at its least loaded position which leads to the quality of posture and optimise physical performance.

  • Correcting posture
  • Reduce muscular pain & stiffness
  • Decrease stress
  • Increase joint range of movement
  • Increase Productivity
  • Aid in exercise performance
  • Improving quality of sleep
  • Preventing unnecessary surgery

How many sessions are needed?

In an ideal world we should all be having a remedial massage once a week, however this is not always possible. In some cases however you may need to do a few treatments quite close together to get the most benefit and optimize the treatment, until you are at a stage of maintenance which may be every fortnight or monthly. Your therapist will advise you regarding frequency of visits after assessing your needs.