Balmain Remedial Massage Rozelle Sydney
Remedial massage, sports massage & deep tissue
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Types of massage at the Balmain based remedial massage clinic in Rozelle Sydney

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Remedial Massage

Our Sydney based remedial massage therapists in Balmain and Rozelle provide a healing treatment to damaged, strained, knotted, immobile or tense muscles, tendons and ligaments. Remedial massage techniques can be gentle or strong, deep or shallow, whole body or specific areas. At I Am Massage Balmain we apply directly to the skin via a lubricating medium (usually a oil), which ensures the greatest therapeutic benefits as the joints and muscles are deeply penetrated.

What are the benefits of remedial massage?

The benefits of receiving regular remedial massage treatments at I Am Massage Balmain include: the stimulation to the blood supply allowing toxins in the muscles to be removed, the calming of the peripheral nervous system to ease pain and discomfort, and the toning and relaxing of muscles to improve joint mobility. An improvement to the health of the cells, the repairing of tissues, and the easing of stiffness and tension can also be experienced through therapeutic relaxation massage sessions offered at I Am Massage Balmain.

Sports Massage

At I Am Massage Balmain our sports massage is a type of massage that is specifically tailored to sporting injuries or targets specific joints, muscles and tendons known to under increased stress during certain sports. For example runners may want to target hamstrings, calves and low back muscles, whereas swimmers may want to target chest, shoulder and tricep muscles. The massage therapists at I Am Massage Balmain are second to none at determining these needs. Sports massage is not meant to be a relaxing massage and, can become quite vigorous at times. It is beneficial to anyone that exercises, even if it is only mild exercise such as regular walking.

What sports massage techniques are used?

At I Am Massage Balmain when our sports massage techniques are applied consistently it may achieve many goals such as preventing injury, reducing recovery time from an existing injury and allows you to train or exercise more often, more efficiently and more effectively. Some benefits that sports massage has include:

All sports massages at I Am Massage Balmain come with an initial needs analysis. During a needs analysis the sports massage therapist will test the strength and tone of the muscles to determine the best treatment options. This is a unique system that is only and exclusively offered at I Am Massage Balmain.

Deep Tissue Massage

At I Am Massage Balmain our deep tissue massage is performed by a remedial massage therapist and focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissue and fascia. The purpose of deep tissue massage is to straighten out the fibres of muscles, release toxins, relieve deeply held tension points and minimise trigger points.

What deep tissue techniques are used?

At I Am Massage Balmain and Rozelle our remedial massage therapist utilises specific techniques executed with varying hand positions and strokes to stimulate a response to various tissues. Techniques such as breathing, performing various movements and lengthening of short, tight muscles are employed to release muscular congestion.

At I Am Massage Balmain our deep tissue massage usually focuses on specific areas and may cause some soreness during or after the session, but you should feel better within a day or two. Drinking plenty of water and maintaining activity levels will help to eliminate toxins from the body and ensure enhanced blood flow to help this process along.

Relaxation Massage

At I Am Massage Balmain we also offer gentle and soothing relaxation massage, with the focus on giving you time to recover from the stresses of daily life. The treatment is designed to soothe and relax and will not relieve chronic pain or any other underlying pathology. Our remedial massage therapist use long smooth strokes that are rhythmic, flowing and deeply relaxing.

What are the benefits of relaxation massage?

As with any kind of massage at I Am Massage Balmain, the benefits of a relaxation massage can last for several days after the treatment and may include:

Pregnancy Massage

Our Sydney based remedial massage therapist’s use a combination of massage techniques to assist with the tensions and pains experienced during pregnancy. At I Am Massage Balmain we aim to deliver gentle and effective massage to key problem areas on the female body during pregnancy, including the low back, mid back, pelvis and lower limbs. Our pregnancy massage reduces known muscle tension areas, reduces peripheral swelling, soothes the nervous system, helps to prevent insomnia, muscle cramps and back pain.

What pregnancy massage techniques are used?

At I Am Massage Balmain various techniques are used as the client progresses through the pregnancy, with the massage being performed whilst side lying or on a special pillow that allows laying on the stomach without pressure or risk. Once the pregnancy is advanced, it is discouraged to lie on the back as this may cause pressure on deep blood vessels.