Remedial Massage

Remedial Massage

We are open and available for remedial massage appointments.

Massage therapy supports your physical and emotional well being, reducing stress while boosting circulation, immunity, and muscle recovery.  Regular massage can be a nurturing way to support recovery and maintain a balanced lifestyle.

General benefits of massage include:

  • Overall relaxation and stress relief
  • Relief of muscular discomfort, tension and associated pain
  • Improved muscle recovery
  • Improved posture
  • Increased circulation and lymphatic drainage
  • Balance of hormonal changes and blood pressure
  • Improved sleep patterns

At Fitwise, remedial massage therapy is:

  • Performed by a remedial massage therapist
  • A fantastic complement to physiotherapy and clinical physio classes.

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Pregnancy Massage

Massage in pregnancy can address the physical challenges of pregnancy, supporting the various changes to the body, as well as offering a relaxing space to connect with your body and baby.

Pregnancy Massage at Fitwise Physiotherapy

  • Can support you to manage pregnancy related conditions such as Pelvic Girdle Pain, lower back pain, oedema, hand and foot discomfort and heightened blood pressure
  • Complement Physiotherapy and Clinical Pilates
  • Reduce stress hormones and promote circulation in both Mother and baby
  • Facilitate connection between Mother and baby

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Post Natal Massage

Post Natal Massage is performed in many cultures as an integral part of both labour and post birth recovery.  Massage at this time is a wonderful support for you during the physical and emotional changes of new motherhood.

Post Natal Massage at Fitwise Physiotherapy

  • Supports your bodies adjustment to post natal life, including addressing discomforts in posture from feeding and holding baby, the return of the spine and hips to normal positioning and abdominal massage to support uterine retraction
  • Provides space and time to care for you and restore your energy in amongst caring for a new baby
  • Is protective against post natal depression
  • Can continue to help you support and manage preexisting conditions through this period
  • Can give Mothers a nurturing space for themselves if experiencing loss

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Massage for lower back pain

Remedial Massage Therapy is an effective evidence based support for lower back pain.  Lower back pain is also well managed in conjunction with Physiotherapy and Clinical Pilates particularly for chronic presentations.

Massage Therapy management could include:

Massage for neck and shoulder pain

Massage Therapy is an effective intervention for neck and shoulder pain, Massage Therapy can support the release of muscular tension causing pain and help to improve posture.  Neck and shoulder pain is also well managed in conjunction with Physiotherapy and Clinical Pilates particularly for chronic presentations.

Massage Therapy management could include:

General Remedial Massage

General Remedial Massage could be used to treat:

  • Specific aches and pains such as lower back pain, neck pain or shoulder pain
  • Support recovery from injury
  • Support rehabilitation post surgery
  • Chronic pain
  • General muscular stiffness or discomfort
  • Recurrent headaches
  • Postural dysfunction

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