Remedial Massage / Advanced Sports Massage /
The major Techniques involved are:
The purpose of trigger point therapy is to eliminate localized and referred pain in a body. The taut trigger spots often found in muscles and superficial connective tissue (fascia) can be the source of severe pain and dysfunction of limbs and joints. Headache, nausea, dizziness, the signs of autonomic nerve disturbance or irritating thoracic, or lower back nerve-entrapment can be successfully treated by the therapy. Benefits also include increased range of muscles and joints motions, improved circulation, immunity, flexibility and motor-coordination.
Myofascial Dry Needling
This therapeutic technique is based on the approach of Dr Travell and Dr Simons to the treatment of Myofascial Pain Syndromes. The skin overlying the trigger points is infiltrated with a single use acupuncture needle, with the purpose of de-activating the ache point, which also sends referred pain.
Myofascial Release is a very effective hands-on technique that provides sustained pressure into myofascial restrictions to eliminate pain and restore mobility. Connective Tissue Massage manipulates fascia, in intense but non-invasive way, effectively promoting relaxation, vitality and increased awareness. It can relieve chronic tension, improve posture and help to ease pain and increase mobility in conditions such as Arthritis, Tendonitis, Templo-Mandibular Junction Syndrome or Sciatica.
Please note that Myofascial Release is also called ‘Deep Tissue’ techniques widely in Aust
Functional Fascial Taping for Injury Rehabilitation
The method is innovative fast effective and safe treatment for injury rehabilitation, developed by Ron Alexander. The main clinical implication of FFT on fascia / connective tissue is to regain the lost mobility and function.
A traditional Japanese hands-on therapy based on Chinese Medicine’s meridian- energy pathways with anatomical and physiological knowledge.
Lymphatic Drainage Therapy Level 2
This therapy is designed to stimulate and reactivate the functions of the lymphatic system. The therapy stimulates the production and transportation of immuno-competent cells, as well as re-absorption of excess fluid by the venous system.
The overall effect of lymphatic drainage in cleansing the lymphatic pathways is rejuvenating and energizing. Immune system is boosted. The therapy also stimulates the actions of the para-sympathetic nervous system, creating analgesic and anti-spasm effects.
Pregnancy (pre/post natal ) Massage
Specially trained practitioners use a combination of Swedish and Remedial Massage, to assist with the tensions and pains experienced during pregnancy. Massage reduces peripheral swelling, soothes the nervous system, and helps to prevent insomnia, muscle cramps and back pain, in addition to the nurturing and emotional support provided by the practitioners.
Hot Stone Therapy
Volcanic basalt rock therapy is a thermotherapy, using stones to provide heat, allowing deep relaxation . Heated stones are placed on the body’s charkas and energy points, working with the body’s natural energy to create balance both physically and mentally.
Clients are guided to use self-help techniques such as Block & Oscillation, Pilates & Yoga Stretching and usage of a Massage Ball , to alleviate myofascial pain and dysfunction which help to keep pliable and mobile tissue integration.