Remedial Massage Therapy - How does a Therapist Help?
The role of a remedial massage therapist to accurately assess and use appropriate massage techniques to be able assist individuals in their recovery, promote health and help you maintain mobility and over time, increase function and ability to perform all of the things that you love.
Working collaboratively with each individual is an integral part of the treatment journey. Understanding the area of complaint through specific testing of movement and function, creating a thorough treatment plan as well as understanding your desired outcomes are all important roles of the remedial massage therapist.
Be able to apply a range of techniques to treat areas of pain and dysfunction is the true specialisation of the massage therapist. As an individual receiving remedial massage treatment, you can expect to see consistent progress over time, be provided with education on the assessment findings and background on your condition and be provided with home exercises which many include stretching and strengthening exercises for your specific injury or issue.