Why You Should Have a Remedial Massage More Often

Thanks to Ainslie Bryce (one of our experienced Remedial Massage & Myotherapists) for sending through this link that explains some of the reasons why a Remedial Massage can improve your health.

You can read the full article here:

http://www.kailomassage.com/massalogy/?p=280

From improving blood vessel health and circulation (an important contributor to minimising the risks of heart disease), to triggering the release of stress-reducing hormones, a regular Remedial Massage can have a big positive impact on your health. These benefits go well beyond simply reducing muscle pain and tension.

If you think it might be time to book yourself in for a massage with Ainslie, or one of our other practitioners, please feel free to ask a questioncontact us or send us an email at:

info@melbourneosteopathycentre.com.au

What Are The Benefits Of Dry Needling?

Dry Needling does not sound like a very inviting treatment and personally I think this very effective technique should be renamed because nobody wants to be poked and prodded with a dry needle!  However, the benefits of dry needling are manifold and once you have experienced positive results, it is easy to overcome the intimidating insinuations present in the name.

So let’s talk about the how dry needling works and some of its benefits….

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Athletic Benefits of Myotherapy & Remedial Massage

Remedial Massage and Myotherapy can treat a variety of ailments and injuries that may occur as a result of exercise, athletic training or over-use. Treatment can also assist you to train more efficiently and improve performance outcomes.

Myotherapy assesses and physically treats myofascial pain and injury that may affect movement and mobility. It involves predominately deep soft tissue massage as well as cupping, dry needling and stretching.

Evidenced based research supports the following benefits of Remedial Massage & Myotherapy for athletes of every variety and level.

  • Improved joint range of motion and joint function
  • Increased joint stability and flexibility
  • Increased blood, nutrient and oxygen flow
  • Increased elimination of toxicity from tissues (lactic acid and metabolic bi-products)
  • Increased musculoskeletal symmetry and balance, which leads to improved biomechanics and efficient movement
  • Improved sense of physical, mental and emotional wellbeing
  • Decreased tension and contraction (hypertonicity) of myofascial tissue
  • Decreased risk injury due to repetitive strain, overuse and biomechanical dysfunction
  • Decreased muscular spasms
  • Improved quality of sleep and training recovery
  • Improved immune function
  • Improved neurological function

This long list of benefits combine to assist with improved athletic performance.

Regular and consistent treatment is essential for results. Individual treatment plans are created to assist you in reaching your goals.