This is one of the most common massage techniques used and includes:
- long smooth strokes
- kneading and circular movements
- gentle manipulation of muscles
The full body is included with specific strokes to the back, buttocks, back and front of thighs and legs, abdomen, arms, shoulders, neck and head.
You may wish me to concentrate on specific areas of your body, for example, shoulders and neck, and this will be discussed with you prior to your massage commencing.
There are two components to a Remedial Massage treatment.
1. Assessment :Your therapist begins with an investigation into the causes of your discomfort with questioning followed by a postural and Musculo-Skeletal Assessment.
2. Treatment: Based on the assessment, the Remedial Massage Therapist develops a 'working diagnosis' and prepares and completes your personalised treatment plan. Your treatment may consist of a range of techniques that will best improve your range of movement, and achieve the results that you and your Remedial Massage Therapist are aiming to achieve. Techniques may involve Trigger Point Therapy Positional Release Technique Muscle Energy Technique