Remedial Massage

Angela Mason
Massage Therapist

Once considered an alternative treatment for sports injuries, remedial massage has now proved itself to be beneficial for all types of complaints and conditions, from muscular injuries through to headaches and stress. With remedial massage practitioners are able to target deep muscles allowing them to treat specific injuries and problem areas. Remedial massage is very effective in dealing with muscular tension as well as loss of muscle tone. It promotes thorough blood perfusion, bringing vital oxygen and nutrients to our tissues and aiding elimination of the toxins which cause pain and stiffness via the lymphatic system. It also reduces the tendency to injuries by relaxing tissues and increasing joint flexibility.

You can choose from:

Mobilising and relaxing massage
A unique comprehensive treatment incorporating deep tissue and relaxing massage. Using aromatic oils, this is an effective and luxurious combination.

Deep tissue massage
Detailed massage on specific muscles and soft tissue to release muscle spasm, reduce adhesions, enhance flexibility and relieve muscle pain. An excellent adjunct to osteopathy, chiropractic or acupuncture treatments.

Lymphatic drainage
A light, oil-free massage designed to stimulate the lymphatic system, encouraging the efficient removal of wastes and toxins. A course of treatments can reduce puffiness and oedema.

What is Remedial Massage?

Massage has become one of the most important factors in the lives of millions of people today. All over the world, people in all walks of life are enjoying the benefits of massage. Once considered an alternative treatment for sports injuries, massage has now proved itself to be beneficial for all types of complaints and conditions from muscular injuries through to headaches and stress.

Massage is the process of physical manipulation of muscle tissue resulting in increased blood flow and reduced tension, which in turn leads to fewer aches, a greater healing ability, a general sense of good health and well-being. With remedial massage practitioners are able to target deep muscles allowing them to treat specific injuries and problem areas.

Many people today suffer with back, neck and shoulder pain which can then lead to other health problems. The original cause may have been a physical injury, bad posture or stress which then created the contracted muscles.

Remedial massage is very effective in dealing with muscular tension as well as loss of muscle tone. It allows good blood perfusion, bringing vital oxygen and nutrients to our tissues and eliminating the toxins, which cause pain and stiffness, via the lymphatic system.

Massage therapy is wonderfully soothing and can help bring the individual to a sense of awareness to their own bodily needs. It relieves mental and physical fatigue and emotional stress. It induces restful sleep. It will lower blood pressure and reduce anxiety states. It will reduce the tendency to injuries by relaxing tissues and increasing joint flexibility.