Remedial massage promotes healing treatment which can be gentle, strong, shallow or deep. When the tendons and muscles get knotted, damages, immobile, tense, impaired, remedial massage proves to be an effective treatment for healing the condition.
Remedial massage emphasizes on holistic approach to treat whole body and identifies the root cause of the problem to treat symptoms of the problem and the problem itself.
Conditions that can be benefited from Remedial Massage
How remedial massage can help you?
Remedial massage also leaves a positive impact on various systems of our body which includes
Remedial massage gives a healing impact directly on your muscular system by stretching your tight muscles, releasing and relaxing over loaded muscles, reducing muscular cramping, muscular spasms and helps in regenerating tissues.
Lymphatic and Circulatory system
It encourages blood flow supply to the tissues by stimulating your circulatory system. It helps reduce swelling and pain by enhancing lymphatic flow.
Best timing for Remedial Massage
Remedial massage can be taken for chronic conditions at any feasible time. Ideally remedial massage should be taken on a regular basis to enhance improved function, mobility and prevent conditions from getting painful and problematic.
In case of acute injuries, remedial massage is suggested within 72 hours of an injury and after taking rest ice therapy is used to reduce swelling and inflammation.
Best suited frequency for remedial massage
A new condition or injury can be easily resolved within a couple of treatment sessions. Chronic conditions often require a sequence of treatments to get the affected area to normal functioning. This includes a couple of massages on a weekly basis and slowly the frequency is adjusted once it attains the maintenance stage.
Depending on individual’s need and his/her lifestyle, the frequency of treatment is going to be different. It is better to opt for maintenance massage regularly say on a monthly basis to enhance function and mobility and prevent the condition and pain becoming worse.
The remedial massage treatment involves the participation of the client as well. It can be your participation in a test phase or even in later stages of treatment you need to do it according to what therapist requests you and let them know about your feedback so it is like an active participation of the patient in the treatment. Sometimes the process of remedial massage is slow like myofascial release, which needs to be performed slowly to attain best results. Trigger points sometimes take longer to release down to the desired level for the treatment to be effective. You can expect a good change after the treatment.
Some people quit the treatment in between thinking that they have not got full massage, but you need to understand that remedial massage is a treatment designed to target a few areas at one time.
You can always look for a professional massage therapist for remedial massage and speak to him about your queries about how the massage is going to benefit you.