remedial massage for back painBack pain is extremely common in Australia, with 1 out of 6 Australians experiencing chronic back pain at some point in their life. Data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed that more than 3.7 million Australians currently suffer from some form of back issue. Back pain is also considered the leading cause of workforce disability in Australia, putting a large strain on our healthcare system. Remedial massage can provide substantial relief from back pain and in many cases resolve the issue completely. 

The Benefits of Remedial Massage for Back Pain

Remedial massage is recognise as an integral part of the healthcare industry and is used for a variety of back pain complaints. Many doctors recommend their patients seek physical therapy in addition to medical treatment.

Whether you are suffering from acute back pain or chronic back pain, remedial massage can offer both short-term as well as long term benefits. Some of the short-term benefits include:

  • pain relief 
  • stress relief
  • enhanced blood flow
  • enhanced mental alertness
  • increased energy levels

The long-term benefits:

  • improved posture
  • improved sleeping patterns
  • muscle relaxation
  • improved blood circulation
  • improved range of motion

Will It Hurt?

remedial massage melbourneFor clients experiencing back pain the muscles are generally tight and short, in this case deep tissue massage and trigger point therapy can be a little uncomfortable. However, most clients describe the discomfort as a “good pain”, and our therapists will work within your comfort level.

If you haven’t ever had a massage, or haven’t had treatment for a while it often feels like you’ve had a heavy gym session after treatment, this can sometimes linger for a day or 2. Clients that have regular treatment very rarely experience treatment reaction and have less likelihood of the back pain recurring.

If you would like to try remedial massage for you back pain you can book online now or give us a call.

Entegra Health
Remedial Massage Melbourne