Clinical Massage is performed by a clinical massage therapist and it combines and applies a range of techniques to achieve a specific outcome (to get people out of pain or reduce it significantly enough to improve quality of life, increase range of motion and improve posture).
What sort of conditions can be treated?
In addition to general stress and tension, more or less any condition will benefit from clinical massage.
A few examples include:
- Stiffness/pain in the low back, neck and shoulders;
- RSI conditions (eg: tennis elbow);
- Carpal tunnel syndrome;
- Migraine, headaches and jaw pain;
- Leg, knee and foot pain (including plantar fasciitis);
- People with long term medical conditions such as osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, ME, chronic fatigue syndrome, IBS and depression can also benefit.
Deep Tissue Massage
It is one of the most used techniques to release the tissues and subsequent chronic pain, persistent tension, knots, treat problematic areas as lower back, neck and shoulders.
It is a stimulating, vigorous and bracing technique aimed to enhance an athlete’s performance by alleviating muscle soreness or strain. This technique increase level of O2 in blood, improve circulation restore proper function and posture, speedy recovery.