Remedial massage Maidstone therapy is intended to treat injuries in a person by balancing the functions of muscles with soft tissue length, tension and tone. It helps to return to normal the joint, capsular and bone positions and helps increase the flow of blood to injured areas which helps to repair damaged cells, scars and adhesions that result from an injury. It is a form of bodywork that improves the function of the body’s overall framework. It creates the best conditions for the body to return to health after injury to soft tissues or injury that causes tissue pain and loss of function; it helps to alleviate the pain and to restore body function to normal.
Remedial massage therapists have a broad knowledge of physiology and anatomy which helps them to assess a patient’s needs. Before any therapy is undertaken a therapist undertakes a physical assessment of the patient and asks them about the issues they are experiencing so that they can then apply the appropriate treatment which aims to resolve the cause of the problem as well as addressing its symptoms.
Massage refers to the physical manipulation of the body by the therapist to move and stretch the muscles, ligaments, tendons and other connective tissues in order to provide relief and a remedy for their patients. As well as the massage the process also involves a methodological assessment of the physical issues being faced by the patient so that the therapist can aid in their rehabilitation and manage the associated pain and injury. The therapist will use the assessment they have performed to focus on specific areas of the body that require treatment and to determine the type of massage required. The process will also include the development of an individual treatment plan for the patient’s condition or injury. A therapist must always understand that each patient is unique and the types of remedial massage techniques that are applied must suit the individual as well as providing relief.
As well as treating existing conditions and injuries, remedial massage can also help to improve a patient’s overall sense of wellbeing and general health. Through the use of various massage techniques, therapists will gently manipulate the soft tissues in the body to promote relaxation and improved circulation.
If you require remedial massage Maidstone or in localities near Kent there are several clinics that provide the technique either used as a standalone treatment or as a complementary therapy to osteopathy and acupuncture. Many patients use the treatment for back pain, neck pain and for pain in other joints and it can also be used to treat the effects of sports injuries and for relaxation and stress-related issues.