Sports and remedial massage has a profound effect on health by maximising the body’s potential for regeneration and recovery. It can promote a feeling of well-being that is calming and soothing, and can also have a stimulating, refreshing and invigorating effect.
At Unley Physiotherapy, we believe that massage is the perfect balance to a stressful life and a fantastic complement to maximise sporting performance. It can improve circulation, relax muscles, aid digestion, stimulate the lymphatic system and speed up the elimination of waste from the body.
The therapeutic properties of massage can be used on anyone from babies right through to the elderly, making it possible for the skilled practitioner to treat a variety of conditions:
- Digestive problems
- Back, shoulder or neck pain
- Poor circulation
- Chronic pain
- Aching limbs
A gentle, relaxing form of massage almost anyone can receive. Calms the mind and relaxes the body. Perfect for those who are new to massage or who prefer a lighter pressure.
For those with a specific injury, old or new, to aid in recovery, rehabilitation and performance.
Specifically tailored for sporting injuries and ailments. This massage technique can benefit people of all fitness levels, from professional athletes to occasional exercisers.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage
A gentle, whole body treatment that helps deal with excess fluid and toxins. Fantastic for detoxification and perfect for those needing an immune system boost.
Hot Rock Therapy
This treatment involves using heated rocks to warm and soften muscle tissue. The rocks are incorporated into the massage and not left sitting on the skin. The experience is very soothing and nurturing, while benefiting tense and fatigued muscles. Great for people who find deep tissue massage too painful.
Aromatherapy may be incorporated into the treatment to assist with the therapeutic and relaxing experience.
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