Remedial massages are deep tissue-based massage that is intended to be therapeutic and intended to address specific ailments such as muscle injuries, muscle pains, and other issues. Therapists of massage believe every part of the body is interconnected and connected, and if any area is damaged, it will affect the entire body.
The client might complain of chronic headaches, and the root of the problem is knee injuries. Remedial massage therapy has been trained to diagnose the root of the issue but also treat it using massage.
Someone who is injured on one knee might then be more inclined to the other leg, which can cause the muscles to relax in the back and hip creating back pain. The tension in these muscles could create an imbalance in the neck muscles that could result in a headache.
The clients who see a remedial massage therapist are consulted prior to the treatment to determine what's the cause of the injury or issue. The consultation can be in a variety of ways that typically include questions, and the testing of a variety of exercises to assess the amount of motion the patient may be experiencing in specific muscle groups.
The remedial massage professional will employ a variety of techniques to relax, stretch as well as manipulate muscles until it begins to work just as it is supposed to. This includes trigger point therapies. Trigger points are tiny hyper-contracting areas of the muscle.
Rehabilitation massage can also be used in conjunction with a wide variety of other techniques, including massage that deepens the tissues, relaxes and warms muscles, relaxation massage strokes that relax muscles following the deep tissue massage as well as stretching.