Remedial Massage Therapy (RMT) aids in the relief of pain, tension and discomfort in the body by addressing damage, dysfunction and imbalance within soft tissue structures such as muscles, tendons and fascia. Treatment involves hands-on manual therapy using a variety of techniques to assess and repair problem areas. RMT seeks to address both the symptoms of pain and discomfort as well as locating the original cause.
Who Can Benefit from Remedial Massage?
RMT is highly effective across several heath conditions, in addition to working well as a preventative treatment also. Positive changes can be experienced in conditions including, but not limited to, the following:
What Should You Expect During an Appointment?
Each appointment will include a consult to discuss current complaints and any relevant health history, as well as an assessment of movement and discomfort (usually posture and/or range of motion analysis).
The treatment itself includes clients positioning themselves on a massage table so the area of need can be accessed - towels and pillows are used to maintain privacy and comfort. Lotions/creams are applied to aid in administering the massage. A variety of different massage techniques can be used, depending on the specific condition and individual needs. Techniques include:
Sessions are concluded with a check-in to re-assess movement and note any changes. Here, after-care advice can be given including the prescription of appropriate stretches and mobility exercises to aid in discomfort relief.
3/71 Leach Highway,
Willagee WA 6156