“Health challenges are a combination of our physical, mental, spiritual and emotional bodies”
Remedial Massage Therapy
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 complimentary medical setting to help decrease muscle tension, maintain flexibility and improve circulation. John, our Remedial Massage Therapist is also a trained in Bowen Therapy and will often integrate both therapies into his treatments.
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 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 including deep tissue, relaxation, heat therapy, myofascial release, sports massage, soft tissue massage, trigger point therapy (acupressure), gua shua, lymphatic massage and bowen therapy.
John has been practicing Bowen Therapy for many years under the tutelage of Ron Phelan. Bowen Therapy is a gentle form of treatment that helps your body to re-align itself so that its natural healing ability can come to the fore. Therapists use a series of techniques that lightly works on the fascia (the connective tissue that supports and surrounds all the muscles, bones, ligaments, soft tissue and organs in your body) to release strain and tension in the body that may be causing your 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 include: Lower back pain, sciatica, headaches, jaw pain, knee pain, ankle pain, groin pain, shoulder pain, elbow and wrist pain, pregnancy related complaints and sporting injuries.