Remedial massage is used to locate and repair damaged areas of the body and speed up the body’s own healing processes. The pressure applied in this treatment can either be strong and deep or gentle and shallow, depending on the problem.
Problems with the muscles can trigger or radiate pain to other parts of the body. Remedial massage aims to trace the original reason for the pain, tackling both the cause of the problem and the symptoms.
Sports massage is specifically tailored to different sports and sporting injuries. It works by stretching tight muscles, stimulating inactive muscles and improving the condition of the soft tissue.
The aim of sports massage is to reduce the stress and tension that can build up in the soft tissues of the body during exercise. This form of massage is used to:
Swedish massage is one of the most popular forms of massage therapy. It can help you relax, give you more energy, and may help after an injury. This type of massage targets the uppermost layer of muscles and aims to relieve muscle tension.
Assisted stretching is a form of static stretching to help lengthen and stretch muscle fibre and tissue.