Remedial Massage many take many forms. The most commonly it is associated with Deep Tissue Massage or Sport Massage as those forms of massage target deep tissues and can get to the root of the problem. Our Remedial Massage at SHOH does not aim at achieving client relaxation but treating the underlying physical condition.
Remedial Massage may take many forms depending on the problems requiring therapist attention:
Deep Tissue / Sport Massage. A set of techniques involving manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques.
Acupressure. A form of body work that involves applying pressure to certain point on clients body. The concept is similar to Acupuncture and the Acupressure therapist do not use needle.
Reflexology. This technique is typically applied to either the ear or the foot of the clients. The pressure is used to stimulate certain points that are related to a particular disorder of body function.
Trigger Point Therapy. This is another form of Remedial Massage technique used in order to achieve muscular rehabilitation and recovery of the muscular tissues. Trigger Points are hypersensitive points in the muscles that are believed to be caused by physical trauma, substance abuse, long term emotional stress and sometimes difficult birth. The compression applied to Trigger Points may erase pain or correct underlying muscular or psychological problem.
Mayofascial Release. Mayofascial techniques are based on applying gentle pressure and stretching of facial tissues of certain parts of the body. The practitioners have to hold on to the pressure for 3-5 minutes to achieve the desired reaction of the body.
Carnio-Sacral Therapy. The carnio sacral system is the core system in the human body and includes head, spine and sacrum but is not limited to those areas. Any abnormalities in the structure of or function of this system will have profound effect on the entire human body. The therapist will apply gentle pressure and stretching to vital areas on clients body to achieve a better alignment of Carnio-Sacral System.
Lymphatic Drainage. Lymphatic Drainage is a gentle whole body treatment that relaxes the nervous system and aids the body’s immune system. It is highly recommended to bust immune system especially for those prone to sore throats, colds, infections, on-going tiredness, excess fluid and low immunity. It is highly recommended for people who are less physically active.
The Remedial Massage stimulates the blood supply allowing toxins in the muscles to be removed. It improves the health of the cells, speeds up repairing of tissues and brings easing of stiffness and tension. Remedial Massage will improve toning and relaxing of muscles to restore joint mobility. It will bust immune system and make your body and mind stronger.
Remedial massage can address many problems in the human body. Some of them are listed below: