Private Health Fund rebates are available for selected funds, and where clients have 'extras' to claim Massage.
Massage uses systemised
of soft tissue to relieve
or heal a disorder
Every massage is tailored to your needs and can include Remedial, Deep Tissue, Sports, Therapeutic and Relaxation Massagetechniques to treat a condition. Treatment options include a 1-2 minute mindfulness focusing on your body in the moments prior to massage. As the mind relaxes so does the body's connective tissue, enhancing the efficacy of treating muscular and joint pain and promoting well-being through self-awareness. (Mindfulness optional). See client 'Testimonials' for detail.
The benefits of massage reach well beyond the Integumentary system and the most superficial layer of tissue, our skin. Massage therapy is beneficial to numerous body systems including the Circulatory, Nervous, Musculoskeletal, Digestive and Respiratory body systems.
Massage benefits can include:
Stress management (including those experiencing anxiety and depression, or stress hormones)
Reduced muscle tension
Stimulation of the lymphatic system
Increased joint mobility and flexibility
Enhanced recovery of soft tissue strains and injuries
Improved skin tone
Heighten mental alertness
Assistance with digestive disorders
Assistance with Fibromyalgia
Addressing insomnia related to stress
Treatment of myofascial pain syndrome
Assistance with temporomandibular joint pain
Immune therapy (finding successful trials in Aids Patients).
Beyond the benefits massage has to offer for specific conditions such as Rotator Cuff, Tendonitis, Sciatica, Plantar Fasciitis or those listed above, some people enjoy massage because it often produces feelings of being cared for, comforted and connected.