Remedial massage may be useful in treating muscular conditions.
Small clinical trials over 3 weeks duration have demonstrated that trigger point massage patients had significant decrease in muscle pain and tension and anxiety compared to compared to traditional ultrasound and heatpacks.
Sleep reduced stress and anxiety
Almost all studies and clinical observations report on the benefits of massage therapy. The reduction in levels of pain after massage may improve quality of sleep, reduce stress and anxiety.
Other potential benefits of remedial massage:
- Reduced joint pain.
- Improved circulation.
- Reduced muscle tension and headaches.
- Reduced stress and anxiety.
- Improved oxygenation of soft tissues and muscles.
- Better sleep.
Precautions and diagnosis
If you have pre-existing medical conditions, please consult with your treating consultant before engaging in remedial massage therapy and ensure that the massage therapist is fully informed.
Remedial Massage therapists are not qualified to provide diagnosis of medical conditions and work under the supervision of a treating physician, specialist or Osteopath.
Remedial massage appointments are available at our Armidale practice.