Natural therapies, also known as complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), encompass a wide range of practices that aim to promote health and well-being using natural approaches. Here are some natural therapies that have been studied and have many benefits:
Remedial massage is a type of therapeutic massage that focuses on identifying and addressing specific musculoskeletal issues and soft tissue dysfunctions in the body. It is designed to provide relief from pain, tension, and discomfort caused by injuries, overuse, or chronic conditions. Remedial massage therapists are trained to assess the individual’s condition and apply various techniques to promote healing and restore balance to the affected tissues. Read More
Myotherapy assesses, treats, and manages musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. It is a specialised branch of remedial therapy that targets the soft tissues of the body, including muscles, tendons, ligaments, and fascia. Myotherapists are trained to identify and address the underlying causes of pain and discomfort, using various techniques to promote healing and restore optimal function. Read More
Cupping is an ancient therapeutic practice that involves placing cups on the skin to create suction. The cups can be made of various materials, such as glass, bamboo, or silicone. Cupping is often used as a form of alternative medicine and has been employed in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), as well as other cultural healing practices. Read More
Sports / Deep Tissue Massage
Sports massage is a specialized form of massage therapy that is tailored to the needs of athletes and individuals involved in sports or physical activities. It focuses on preparing the body for optimal performance, aiding in recovery from workouts or injuries, and enhancing overall athletic performance. Sports massage therapists have a deep understanding of the demands placed on athletes’ bodies and use specific techniques to address their unique needs. Read More
Low Level Laser
Low-level laser therapy (LLLT), also known as cold laser therapy or photobiomodulation, is a medical treatment that uses low-intensity lasers or light-emitting diodes (LEDs) to stimulate cellular processes and promote healing. Unlike high-power surgical lasers used for cutting or ablating tissue, LLLT uses much lower levels of light energy, typically in the range of milliwatts. Read More
What Can Remedial Massage Treat?
Remedial massage can increase circulation, lengthen and release muscular tension, which in turn helps to repair damaged tissues. As such remedial massage can treat many different soft tissue complaints.
What is Remedial Massage?
Remedial massage manual therapy which uses hands on pressure that can be gentle or strong, deep or shallow. Massage therapists use a number of different manual techniques to treat the human body but some also use other modalities such as cupping, dry needling and low level laser therapy.