Massage helps to relieve muscular aches, pain and tension whether caused by sporting activity, repetitive or stressful daily activities, injury or illness and prolonged inactivity. It benefits both acute and long standing conditions. Massage is also helpful where there is mental and emotional tension as it promotes relaxation and a sense of well being. It is suitable for everyone of all ages and occupations.
Remedial massage is a deep tissue treatment using specialist techniques tailored to the needs of the individual patient. It can help with postural, accident and work related muscular problems such as whip lash, headaches, sciatica, RSI and back and neck stiffness or pain. It is beneficial alongside other treatments to ensure good recovery from surgery and injury.
Treatment includes postural and movement assessment to identify underlying factors; exercises and stretches may be recommended alongside massage to achieve lasting benefit.