What is remedial massage
Remedial massage is a therapeutic deep tissue massage. It incorporates massage, manipulation of soft tissues and exercise advice to reduce symptoms of overuse injuries, treat muscular aches and pains and correct postural problems.
Remedial massage is a holistic therapy; it treats the whole body, identifying and treating the cause of the disorder and not just the symptoms.
A variety of techniques are used which can be similar to those used in sports massage.
What can you expect from a session:
massage will alleviate your pain, reduce your stress levels and leave
you with a sense of well being.
Questions about what a remedial massage session involves
I need to buy any equipment?
How long is a session
is expected of clients?
costs / fees per session
What are the main Qualifications a practitioner should have?
Any qualifications that are validated by one of the following professional associations or membership of any of these associations. They are member organizations registered with the General Council of Massage Therapy https://www.gcmt.org.uk/
STO The Sports
and Counties Society of Physiology
of Physical and Natural Therapists
of Sports and Remedial Massage
Association of Massage and Manipulative Therapists
What can Remedial massage treat?
For research on remedial massage:
The Massage Therapy Foundation has a research database; you need to register to have access. https://www.massagetherapyfoundation.org
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