Remedial massage is a holistic treatment; that is, a treatment for the whole of the body, as well as the area being treated. The primary aim of Remedial Massage is to find and treat the cause of the disorder, not only the symptoms.
A remedial massage therapist studies anatomy, physiology, related pathology and the techniques of Swedish massage, heat and cold therapies, Kinesthetics and many other related fields.
At the initial consultation, your therapist will ask about your lifestyle, ie jobs, sport, age, eating and drinking habits, dress, posture, relevant hobbies, medical history etc. This information. combined with a full examination, helps the Remedial Massage therapist to determine the relevant application of treatment.
Remedial massage has short and long term effects on the body, bringing about the process of healing. It is one of the most effective and natural treatments for stress related conditions.