It is extremely effective in treating musculoskeletal ailments and sport injuries. When body muscles and tendons become physically damaged or impaired, knotted and tense or immobile through injury, overuse, age, stress, poor work practice , there needs to be a remedial massage treatment to help relieve and resolve the problem.
Key benefits of remedial massage include the stimulation to the blood supply, allowing toxins in the muscles to be removed, the calming of the peripheral nervous system to ease pain and discomfort and toning and relaxing of muscles to improve joint mobility.
The remedial massage can help in the treatment of a variety of musculoskeletal problems and assists by :
Release painful muscles spasms;
Release tension headaches, and neck pain , back aches, shoulder pain;
Breaking up adhesions and scar tissue that cause pain and stiffness in muscles and tendons;
Relieve joint pressure cause by arthritis,
Minimizing sporting injuries to muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints;
Rehabilitating sprained and strained muscles.
In short, muscular and skeletal dysfunctions often addressed with remedial massage include fibrositis, spondylitis, arthritis, frozen shoulder, muscular cramps, muscular atrophy and sports and dancing injuries.
Sessions usually take 30minutes to an hour, depending on the whether the practitioner will just address a specific area or give a whole body massage. As oil is used, it is necessary for the patient to be unclothed for the treatment.
Some problems may also benefit from specific corrective exercise programs, special diet, mineral and vitamin etc. nurture supplements. The remedial massage treatment may include a number of different techniques like trigger point, myofascial release, cupping or other styles that are appropriate. Knowing what to choose is the principal skill of the remedial massage therapist.