There are many different forms of massage, but generally massage is classified as the manual manipulation of muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia of the body. It can be used to treat musculoskeletal dysfunctions both acute and chronic.
Remedial Massage is classified as the assessment and treatment of dysfunction of the body with an appropriate treatment plan. Treatment techniques include deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, mobilisations and positional release techniques.
Our Remedial Massage therapists are able to provide all forms of massage including relaxation and sports massage. They are here to work with you to provide the treatment and outcomes that you require.
We integrate massage therapy closely with Osteopathy in the clinic so the appropriate treatment is provided to ensure you achieve your treatment goals. Our therapists can discuss your case specifically with Osteopaths in the clinic to ensure the appropriate treatment approach is taken.
How long are the appointments?We offer 30 minute and 60 minute appointments.
Can I claim through my private health?Remedial Massage is covered by most private health funds. You can claim your private health insurance rebate for the majority of funds immediately after your consultation through our Hicaps facility. Some funds do require that you claim directly through them. Your coverage and rebate amount will depend on the level of cover you have with your private health fund. If you are unsure if you are covered for Remedial Massage, contact your health fund directly.
What is Relaxation Massage?Relaxation massage is generally a softer, flowing whole body approach to massage, which may not specifically address dysfunction in the body.
What is Sports Massage?Sports massage is a form of Remedial massage, which is specifically tailored to your sporting activity and goals, and the conditions, injuries or pain experienced by the patient. It can be used to treat, but also prevent injuries.