The Guru News

What is Remedial Massage Therapy?

Monday, April 29, 2019

What is Remedial Massage Therapy?


Anna Wilson - Remedial Massage Therapist

As a society we are becoming increasingly invested in our optimal health and longevity. Many people are conscious of the infinite benefits that holistic remedies and natural therapies provide, however, it is still prevalent that modalities such as these are grossly misunderstood. As a Remedial Massage Therapist (RMT) I would like to offer clarity and give insight into this particular style of treatment.

Remedial Massage Therapy can be described as the assessment and treatment of soft tissue dysfunctions that cause pain and restrict the body’s natural movement patterns.

It differs from other styles of massage (e.g. Relaxation and Reflexology) as the client undergoes a detailed investigation into their current health status. The RMT performs and records observations, palpation, motion testing and a range of other physical testing procedures, to determine how to best move forward with the treatment.

As mentioned earlier the benefits of Massage are endless. These include increased range of motion and flexibility, helps to relieve muscle tension and stiffness, reduces involuntary muscle spasms, enhances athletic performance, improves circulation of blood and lymph fluids, helps reduce blood pressure, facilitates the body’s natural healing process, reduces pain and swelling, and can help lessen the affects of anxiety and mental fatigue.

I hope to see you in store, to find out how massage therapy can help you.

Look out for my next article, where I will delve into common conditions of the shoulder and how to facilitate healing.

Thanks,

Anna (RMT) xx



Recent Posts


Tags

easter vitamin c Anti-Inflammatory Nutritionist Mass Muscle build Tips cortisol NutraLife Coughs Liver pills recipes bed wetting memory remedial massage wheat grass X50 Healing sourdough Raw digestion chia seeds lose weight garlic circulation Hair music Medium hormones Cleaning chocolate Nurturing nutritional consultation natural self-care detox Pesto Sports chia antibacterial thermal magnesium Hair Dye Retreats vitamin supplements sea sickness Anxiety Relaxation Ginseng Baby Broths Blood pressure beginners yoga 2017 body work Testimonial Iridologist Men sprouted grains divinity health alfalfa Household Products garcinia cambogia 2018 Inflammation green tea Nails healthy weight loss Clairvoyant Medium Herbs aromatherapy cannopathy nutrition Reiki Master Cinnamon Kinesiologist devine source enlightenment Immune sciatica Bribie Naturopath Goals Quinoa Decisions adrenals antifungal self tan neck fertility Ear Wax Emergency procrastination cholesterol Stress Gout Diabetes hayfever Blood Sugar Nutritional Yeast chlorella beerwah yoga class vitamins aminos astrology Psychic Medium spelt super food numerology organic addiction Cupping Energy Healer fusion pizza skincare Chakras Kidneys superfood Bone Broths cookies Essences Bio Energetic Synchronisation Technique paleo essential oils Natural Colour keto Ear Candling weight loss muscle resuscitation weight loss pills satsang Ayurvedic magnesium supplements Yoga Teacher barley grass Indigestion christmas wellbeing pancakes beerwah health foods Organic Vegetables Psychic Protein healthy Antioxidant LEARNING almonds yoga classes mango kava kids Medium Psychic impotence Forgiveness lymphatic drainage Energy Fear Hemp Seeds chemical free rye exfoliation massage Sleep Dairy Free joy perspective Oil vegan antiviral AUTISM Gut toxins Breastfeeding natural therapies buckwheat Allergy Cranio-Sacral Therapist Change diet snacks Kinesiology IBS CHILDREN Body Products Silica Herbalist counselling bone broth Colds Stamina SPROUTER jackfruit Pre workout neuralgia vision guidance salicylates Creatine Muscle build self-love Liver detox phyto greens mind echinacea health food store EFT nut free power food super foods Cashews relaxation yoga Psychic Card reader yoga retreat WPI tarot cards Book meditation Cruise asthma Skin christmas gift ideas Naturopathic Reflexology Essene bread menopause tribulus Concentration licorice vegetarian herbs of gold Flu Gift Vouchers Tolerance Sugar Free fusion multi vitamins Tapping withania beerwah health food store iridology fusion liver detox antimicrobial Pain activated charcoal Passionflower Young Living spirulina Thompsons Habit yoga Switch Nutrition Body Stress Release Sugar House of Wellness bread Masseuse depression mineral analysis supplements Turmeric passionfruit Genetics bowen Gluten Free headaches sex drive Ear Aches heavy metals B.E.S.T. muffins Comparison Balance Sinusitis BEHAVIOUR

Archive

Testimonial

"A long awaited health food shop that services a wide range of organic gluten and wheat free products and Vitamins. It is great to get my favourite products locally."

Dalton Howden, 2014

Read More »