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Remedial Massage Remedial Massage assists in rehabilitation, and in managing pain and injury by systematically assessing and treating muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissue (fascia) in affected areas.

Remedial Massage aims at treating a specific area of your body that needs rehabilitating.

The practice of this form of massage goes way on back to the 1700’s.  In those days remedial therapists were known as ‘rubbers’.  Rubbers had little training, they were simply known in the village for being intuitives with a ‘handy’ knack for musculoskeletal healing.  Simple techniques aside, so successful were these ‘rubbing’ sorts that local surgeons would hire them out to help with patient rehab.

What is Remedial Massage?

Remedial Massage has come a long way since.  Today its healing help is scientifically backed and more on point than ever.  Remedial Massage assists in rehabilitation, and in managing pain and injury by systematically assessing and treating muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissue (fascia) in affected areas.

Your therapist will of course be keen as a bean to help fix your area of pain and injury.  How she starts off though may surprise you some because it usually involves a thorough study of your state. 

What your therapist knows well is that pain in one place, can very possibly have its cause stemming from quite a different place.

Because of this, she’ll want to understand your medical history, test your reflexes, your range of motion – and get a sense for which (and how many) muscles are being activated in response to stimulus from surrounding motor neurons. 

She’ll also take a look at your posture, checking for imbalances you might have when sitting, standing – in the course of working and how you generally hold your frame.

Your therapist will dig pretty deep into these details so she can determine your best possible route to healing.  By assessing your condition to the degree of detail she does, means the treatment plan she tailors will be perfectly mapped for you.

Remedial massage can help if you have a case or history of:

  • Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
  • Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
  • Trauma from Falls
  • Dislocations
  • Muscle tears
  • Ruptures
  • Tendonitis

While none of these conditions are a picnic to put up with, the good news is Remedial Massage can help your healing along like a song, and it attracts health fund rebates too!

Did you know?

62% of the persons with musculoskeletal disorders report some degree of limitation on activity. Carpal tunnel syndrome results in the highest number of days lost among all work related injuries.

Remember: Drink lots of water after having a massage

After your massage it’s quite normal to experience a level of tenderness or stiffness in your muscles and joints.  Make sure you drink plenty of water to flush your tissues of cellular waste that’s been freed up in response to your massage.

What the medical community has to say:

Remedial massage has been recognised by the medical community as being exceptionally helpful for people that suffer from pain due to an injury or general wear-and-tear. In Australia, it's regarded as a viable treatment available in your health fund’s extras cover.

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FAQ's

Do I need to provide anything for the Massage?

Massage on the Run’s Therapist’s bring the table, towels, oils and everything they need to deliver your massage. You just simply need to be there and enjoy your treatment. Afterwards you can stay relaxed at home without needing to drive. All your Therapist will require is enough space for them to set up their table.

How does Massage on the run choose its Therapists?

We take meticulous care in screening all our therapists. We first interview them to ensure they align with the important values we have for caring for you - our clients. The therapists who value looking after clients and making a difference in your health are then screened for their bodywork skills.

We personally assess every therapist to ensure they can provide the highest quality massage for you.  In particular we choose therapists who can listen to you and craft a massage to suit for your needs. We want you to have the best massage experience possible that’s why we go to such length in hand selecting your therapist.

Are you Therapists fully insured?

Yes, all our therapists are insured with public liability and indemnity insurance and are members of National massage associations, so you are safe in good hands.

Will I get a refund if I cancell my appointment?

Certainly, we understand things happen and your schedule changes and so you might need to cancel on occasion. 

Please just give us 24 hours notice and you will get a full refund of your appointment. When you let us know more than 4 hours before the appointment we can still refund 50% of the price for you. 

If its less than 4 hours I hope you understand we had to keep that appointment with the therapist for you, turning away other clients, and no refund is possible.

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