Melbourne Natural Therapies provide myotherapy and remedial massage in the Melbourne CBD and Southbank. We use remedial massage & myotherapy for preventative, corrective and rehabilitative treatment of injuries, dysfunction and postural issues. Many clients also see us to maintain their overall physical health and stress levels.
MCNT | Remedial Massage Melbourne
We provide Myotherapy services at both the Southbank and Melbourne CBD locations. Myotherapy can assess and physically treat myofascial pain, injury and dysfunction affecting movement and mobility. Myotherapy is applied in the preventative, corrective and rehabilitative phases of therapy to restore and maintain the normal integrity of the soft tissue structure (muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia) of the human body. Myotherapy is comprised of remedial massage, dry needling, cupping and some extra advanced manual techniques.
Melbourne Natural Therapies
Remedial Massage Melbourne
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We have been providing low level laser in the Melbourne CBD for the past 10 years. Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) is a treatment that utilizes light frequencies to interact with tissue and help accelerate the healing process. It can be used on patients who suffer from a variety of acute and chronic conditions in order to help eliminate pain, swelling,…
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WHAT IS REMEDIAL MASSAGE?
For centuries, massage has been used as a form of medical treatment to help the body and the mind. It is still being used in many cultures as an integral part of healthcare. Over the years, people have perfected the art of massage and now we see many different forms or specialisations being used for different purposes. Remedial massage is one form of massage that deals with the specific musculoskeletal conditions of the body.
What Is Remedial Massage – The Definition
“Remedial massage is a specialised form of therapeutic massage which deals with the identification of problem areas in soft tissues, including not only muscles, but also joints, tendons, fascia, and ligaments and choosing the best treatment plan aimed at restoring the body to a pain-free state.”
Remedial massage is a natural approach that starts with a comprehensive assessment of the potential root cause of the pain/injury/dysfunction and ends at supporting the body’s own repair mechanism to alleviate the pain and address the root cause of the musculoskeletal dysfunction.
In addition to effectively treating the musculoskeletal dysfunctions, remedial massage also plays an important role in preventing further injury thereby maintaining optimal performance and health. It is the safest treatment option for most presenting pain conditions.
Whether the underlying cause of your pain/injury/dysfunction is poor posture, pregnancy, sports, a demanding lifestyle or job, or a medical condition, remedial massage offers a range of highly effective, proven and holistic techniques to relieve pain, restore movement, rehabilitate an injury and release stress.
Some Of The Massage Techniques We Use
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The main reason most clients book in for remedial massage is to reduce pain, heal injuries, promote better health and reduce stress. To achieve these goals, our therapists at MCNT – Remedial Massage Melbourne use many different techniques, each one offering its own unique benefit.
We provide many options in addition to massage at MCNT | Remedial Massage Melbourne. As a result it’s important to keep in mind that different treatment types and techniques can have different effects on your body. If you are able to provide detailed information about the issue at hand, your remedial massage therapist will be in a better position to choose the most appropriate treatment type for you.
It can be helpful if you gain a basic understanding of some terms related to the musculoskeletal system, this will help you better explain your condition/pain to your therapist:
- Soft Tissues – refer to anything that is not bone. It can be tendons, nerves, muscles, ligaments, blood vessels, and fat.
- Fascia – refers to connective tissues that hold the muscles together
- Ligaments – connect the bones to bones or bones to cartilage
- Tendons – attach the muscles to the bones
Here are some of the most common types of treatment offered at MCNT | Remedial Massage Melbourne:
- Remedial Massage
- Trigger Point Therapy
- Low Level Laser Therapy
- Pregnancy Massage
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REMEDIAL MASSAGE FOR LOWER BACK PAIN
Lower back pain is one of the most common issues we treat at Melbourne Natural Therapies. Symptoms are generally a sharp or dull pain that can be felt anywhere between the shoulders and the hips, it can develop gradually or instantly. There are a number of factors and conditions that can trigger lower back pain, some common factors are:
- Muscle and Ligament Injuries
- Disc Degeneration
- Herniated Disk
- Spinal Stenosis
The good news is that the lower back pain caused by musculoskeletal conditions can be effectively treated with remedial massage.
Treatment Options for Lower Back Pain | Remedial Massage Melbourne
Since there are many underlying factors that can contribute to lower back pain, early diagnosis of the cause of the LBP is, therefore, a very important step in its effective treatment. A remedial massage therapist can help you with a quick assessment to determine if the root cause of the lower back pain is muscular, and provide appropriate treatment to ease the pain. They can also provide a long-term back pain prevention strategy specific to your back pain.
Depending on your condition, a remedial massage therapist may use a number of massage techniques to address your lower back pain issue.
Trigger Point Therapy | Remedial Massage Melbourne
Trigger points can arise in muscles as a result of overactivity, under activity or muscle imbalance. The presence of these trigger points in the muscles is the primary cause of lower back pain. For the treatment of lower back pain, the remedial massage therapists work on the trigger points found in muscles like Quadratus Lumborum, Multifidi, Psoas Major, and Gluteal muscles to relieve pain and bring health back into these muscles.
Deep Tissue Massage | Remedial Massage Melbourne
Deep tissue massage targets superficial and deep layers of the muscles and the connective tissues to ease pain and restore movement. For chronic lower back pain, this type of massage has proven to be one of the most effective massage techniques.