Remedial Massage

Massage is one of the oldest forms of treatment with many ancient cultures drawing on its therapeutic properties to treat a range of different ailments. Today, massage is commonly used in the complementary medical setting to help decrease muscle tension, maintain flexibility and improve circulation.

Remedial Massage Therapy

Trauma, overload or misuse of muscles during occupational, sporting or recreational activities can result in muscular dysfunction which is often associated with pain and loss of movement. Our Remedial Massage therapist can help assess, treat and manage musculoskeletal conditions that may be adversely affecting your muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia. John uses a range of different massage techniques dependant on the individual’s needs.

These include:

  • Deep tissue
  • Swedish Massage
  • Heat Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Sports Massage
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Muscle Energy Technique
  • Counterstrain
  • Gua Sha
  • Lymphatic Massage

Relaxation Massage

As the name suggests, a relaxation massage is all about relaxing! Your practitioner will use long, smooth gliding strokes that are rhythmic and flowing with treatments designed to soothe sore muscles, ease stress and improve lymphatic flow. Relaxation massage can help encourage peripheral circulation, stimulate your skin and nervous system and ease muscle tension.

Bowen Therapy

Bowen Therapy is a gentle form of treatment that helps your body to re-align so that it’s natural healing ability can come to the fore. Therapists use a series of techniques that works lightly on the fascia (the connective tissue that supports and surrounds the muscles, bones, ligaments, soft tissue and organs in your body) to release strain and tension in the body that may be causing you pain or discomfort.

Treatments are gentle and suitable for people of all ages from children through to older adults. Some of the common complaints people present to Bowen therapists with include:

  • Lower back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Headaches
  • Jaw pain
  • Knee pain
  • Ankle pain
  • Groin pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Elbow pain
  • Wrist pain
  • Pregnancy related complains
  • Sporting injuries