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Remedial Massage

What Is Remedial Massage?

Remedial massage is a healing treatment that can utilises all pressures – It can be Gentle or Firm, Shallow or Deep depending on your tolerance. When pain is present or there is muscle or tendon damage – muscles become impaired, shortened, knotted or tense, remedial massage provides an effective healing treatment to assist in alleviating these.

Remedial Massage is used to alleviate the symptoms as well as assist in healing the disorder – it works great in conjunction with Physiotherapy treatment for ailments and suitable Podiatry treatments for specified injury.

If you haven’t ever experienced a quality remedial massage, we thoroughly recommend it.

What Conditions Benefit from a Remedial Massage at Inertia Health Group?

Remedial Massage is effective in treating a wide range of conditions, such as, but not limited to:
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How Does a Remedial Massage from Inertia Health Group Help You?

As well as assisting in the treatment of the above conditions, remedial massage has a positive impact on various systems of your body.
Circulatory and Lymphatic Systems Effects From an Inertia Health Group Remedial Massage
These two systems work together and massage assists in reducing pain and swelling through increasing lymphatic flow and activity.
Muscular System Effects from an Inertia Remedial Massage

Stretching of tight muscles
Relaxation and release of overused muscles
Reducing Spasm and muscular cramping
Assists in tissue regeneration

Endocrine/Hormonal Effects from an Inertia Remedial Massage
Inertia Remedial massage can promote a decrease in cortisol, which is produced when we experience pain and stress. Massage also promotes an increased level of serotonin and dopamine, which improves your mood, relaxation, and assists in relieving pain. This can also have a follow-on effect by reducing anxiety while enhancing sleep, concentration and energy levels.
Joints Effects from an Inertia Remedial Massage
Remedial massage can increase joint range of motion and assist in increasing joint strength and stabilisation .

What`s the Best Timing for an Inertia Remedial Massage?

Inertia Remedial massage for chronic, long-standing conditions can be performed at any time. Ideally, your massage should be performed on a regular basis to promote mobility and improved function and to stop conditions from becoming problematic and painful.

For acute or recent injuries, remedial massage is indicated 3-5 days following an injury and after rest and ice therapy has been performed to reduce and minimise any inflammation and swelling. If you have an acute injury it may be more beneficial to consult one of our Physiotherapists or Podiatrists for assessment prior to any remedial treatment.

How Long Should You Book for an Inertia Remedial Massage?

Remedial massage treatments for 30minutes, 45 minutes , 60 minutes. Generally, 30-minutes is sufficient time to treat one problem area, for example ,neck and shoulders. 45-60 minute appointments are sufficient for 2-3 areas, for example, lower back, neck and shoulders.

What Frequency Works Best for an Inertia Remedial Massage?

A new injury or condition can often be resolved within a few treatment sessions. However, a chronic and long standing condition will often require a series of treatments to return the area to its normal function. This will usually include a number of weekly massages and will gradually be spaced out in frequency until a maintenance stage is reached.

While everyone`s needs are a different depending on your lifestyle, regular remedial massages work best. Ideally, a maintenance massage should be performed on a regular monthly basis to promote mobility and improved function and to stop conditions from becoming problematic and painful.

For advice specific to your body’s needs, please ask your Inertia Remedial Massage Therapist how often you should have a massage for optimal function.

COVID-19 Update - We Are Open

Our Clinic has been classified as an essential service to the community. We assist by trying to keep people healthy as possible and out of surgeries and decrease hospital admissions. At Inertia Health Group we are working hard to keep our patients and team members as safe as possible.

Due to our strict infection control procedures we have been deemed a low risk clinic- we have all completed the government COVID -19 Infection Control Risk Course and have implemented new waiting room procedures as well as intensified our cleaning procedures completing these regularly through the day. We have also implemented a virtual health service for those who require advice or assistance and cannot attend the clinic.

We appreciate our patients doing the right thing also!

Please call us with any questions or concerns 08 8359 2022.