Massage Therapists in Carnegie
Physiolates have been providing comprehensive massage therapy to patients in Melbourne’s South East including; Carnegie, Glen Huntly, Caulfield & Ormond for over 20 years.
What is Remedial Massage?
Remedial massage treats the body holistically and traces discomfort back to the source. Remedial massage aims to assess and treat the connective tissues of the body, assisting with rehabilitation, pain and injury management. This type of deep tissue massage is an excellent source of pain relief. Additionally, remedial massage helps calm the peripheral nervous system, repairs tissue and relaxes muscles to improve joint mobility.
What is Relaxation Massage?
Relaxation massage, however, is designed to reduce stress and tension of the individual by promoting calmness and deep breathing. The treatments used by massage therapy involve physical contact and manual techniques that include fixed or movable pressure to a localised area or the whole body.
An initial consultation will include identifying reasons and goals for having a massage, the current physical condition and the patient’s medical history.
How can massage help you?
Massage can alleviate pain for a patient suffering from a range of conditions, however, it also promotes general wellbeing. Massage has a range of benefits including but not limited to reducing muscle tension, improving motion, promoting steady breathing, relieving stress by promoting relaxation, improving blood circulation, enhancing health of skin, reducing pain and anxiety and increasing the mind- body connection.
The treatments used by massage therapy involve physical contact and manual techniques that include fixed or movable pressure to a localised area or the whole body.
Conditions commonly treated include:
- Neck Pain
- Back Pain
- Joint Pain
- Shoulder Pain
- TMJ or Jaw Pain
- Strains and Sprains
- Sporting Injuries
- Arthritic Conditions
- Work Related Injuries
- Heel pain
- Persistent pain
- Inflammatory arthritis
- Women’s health
- Hip pain
Reflexology is a form of therapy that focuses on an individual’s feet. Therapists believe that different areas on your feet and hands correspond to other parts of your body. Through massage reflexology stimulates your parasympathetic nervous system, allowing it to heal itself. Reflexology has been credited with boosting circulation, stimulating the nervous system, relieving stress and anxiety as well as easing back pain. An hour spent enjoying reflexology has also been known to have a positive psychological impact.
Cupping focuses on the body’s subtle energy channels and encourages the flow of stagnant energy. Cupping can be used to treat sprains, injuries to soft tissues, sore back, hips or related pain as well as general congestion. Other benefits include increased blood flow, release of toxins from tissue, activation of veins as well as general relaxation.