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What is Remedial Massage?

Remedial Massage is used for the care of soft tissues of the body such as muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia. Structural imbalances or habitual postural patterns and trauma are some of the causes of muscular aches and pains. Remedial Massage helps increase blood flow, flush out deoxygenated stagnant blood, relaxation of muscular tone and more.

What is Remedial Massage used for?

  • Sports injuries
  • Muscle tears
  • Headaches
  • RSI or overuse syndrome
  • Tendinopathy
  • Muscle spasm
  • Muscle tension
  • Muscle imbalance & Postural syndromes
  • Maintenance of Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia
  • Pre & Post event massage.

What Remedial Massage techniques are used at Chirofix?

  • Sliding and cross frictions
  • Kneading
  • Dry Needling
  • Passive and active release
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) and Post Isometric Relaxation (PIR)

What is Chirofix approach to Remedial Massage?

The remedial massage at Chirofix is firm, but NOT excruciating. However if you prefer a lighter or moderate pressure you can communicate with your practitioner what your tolerance level is. Remedial Massage can assist in ensuring the soft tissues are able to function at its optimum level. Athletes, Crossfit, gym enthusiasts and sports people can benefit from regular Remedial Massages, not only in the recovery phase, but to improve their overall performance.