By Caroline Colby
Are you suffering from occasional migranes due to your stiff
Are you having back ache problems due to long hours at the
Do you lead a busy lifestyle with no time to exercise and feel
Are you having muscle aches and pains and have problems even
lying down to sleep?
Instead of resorting to drugs and medication, a good
alternative to try is remedial massage therapy. Remedial
massage is a holistic treatment; that is, a treatment for the
whole of the body, as well as the area being treated.
Remedial massage uses several specialized skills to locate and
repair damage and speed up the body’s repair mechanism. A
professional remedial massage therapist has to draw on his
knowledge of anatomy, physiology, related pathology and the
techniques of Swedish massage, heat and cold therapies,
Kinesthetics and many other related fields for a complete
Also, the professional massage therapist will use information
about your lifestyle, being your food diet, exercise regime,
allergies, medical history, etc. for diagnosis.
Remedial massage can involve gentle to strong strokes as well
as shallow to deep strokes. It works on the fact that soft
muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia is responsive to touch.
Sensitive points in the muscles often refer to pain in other
parts of the body. For instance, headaches may originate from
muscles in the neck and pelvic pains can be caused by certain
areas in the abdominal and pelvic area. Remedial massage helps
to stimulate blood flow in these areas, thus reducing pain,
swelling and pain, and speeding up the body’s natural healing
Remedial massage is one of the most effective and natural
treatment for stress related conditions. Balance is ultimately
restored to your body system when your body parts are
functioning optimally. You feel a sense of renewal and more
energized that ever before!
About The Author: Caroline Colby is a publisher of information
on Massage Therapy. She highly promotes Massage Therapy as a
safe, holistic and effective alternative health therapy. For
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