Remedial massage is the treatment of muscles specific to an injury or chronic problem.
Remedial massage is very effective in dealing with muscle problems, loss of muscle tone and removal of physical tension due to stress or bad posture.
A great deal of muscle associated injuries are caused from every day use and work related stress, this can lead to posture problems and headaches.
Remedial massage can be used to treat a large range of associated muscle problems
- Headaches, shoulder and neck related injuries
- Sports and accident related sprains and strains
- Back pain posture problems
- Trigger Points
- Stress related injuries
- TMJ (Temporal Mandibular Joint) grinding teeth
- Nerve entrapment Syndromes
- Acute and chronic pain
This type of massage is one of the most widely used treatments today. Is recommended to be used in conjunction with chiropractic, physiotherapy, which will have lasting results.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage (Vodder Technique)
A treatment to activate and encourage the flow of lymph throughout the body.
The technique is based on physiological and scientific research and has proven to be an effective technique for the reduction of oedema.
Lymphatic Drainage was developed in Europe in 1932 by Dr Emil and Estrid Vodder, today the Vodder technique of Lymphatic Drainage is widely practiced in clinics and hospitals world wide, this is especially the case in Europe where the Vodder School is founded in Austria.
The Lymphatic System is a network of vessels and nodes that maintain the delicate fluid balance between tissue and blood. Lymphatic drainage treatments are performed by pumping and stretching movements on the skin, this technique assists in moving the lymph forward and draining the connective tissue via the vessels.
There are numerous advantages for having Manual Lymphatic Drainage, the main is the reduction of edema, (swelling), others are :
- Trauma Edemas
- Bruising, Scarring, Burns
- Surgery Pre and Post
- Migraines and Headaches
- Recovery Plastic Surgery
- Recovery from Dental Work
- Hay Fever, Sinusitis
- Sports Trauma
This is only a few of applications that Manual Lymphatic Drainage can be used, for good and effective results it is recommended to see a Manual Lymphatic Drainage therapist as early as possible after the injury.
Contact The Movement Clinic for a Manual Lymphatic Drainage consultation.