Relaxation massage is a smooth, gentle, flowing style that promotes general relaxation, relieves muscular tension, plus improves circulation and range of movement.
Your therapist will aim to relax, revive and rejuvenate you at a massage depth that does not cause discomfort.
Remedial massage involves a full body massage where the therapist will try and work out the source of your aches and pain, and what caused it to become painful in the first place.
Your remedial massage therapist will focus on relieving muscle tension through improving your muscle and soft tissue flexibility.
It will usually try and eliminate the source of your problems as well the symptoms you may be feeling.
The remedial massage of deep tissue will increase your blood flow to the injured areas which aids the breakdown of scar tissue. This promotes lymphatic drainage of bi-products which will reduce your swelling, tightness and soreness.
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM REMEDIAL MASSAGE?
Remedial massage benefits all different kinds of people, from the fit and active, to desk workers, and those with a soft tissue injury, sports injury or more chronic injuries.
This treatment alleviates the effects of repetitive activity such as computer work. This type of work can be harmful to your wrists, neck and back. It also can lead to poor posture, nerve pressure and muscle imbalances.
Frequent sporting activity such as running, tennis, and many gym activities can lead to repetitive injury strain. While most can perform these activities without pain, over time misalignment, pain and injuries can gradually occur.
Those with serious injuries, such as car accidents, experience significant benefits from remedial massage, as it eases the pain and allows for an easier recovery.