What is massage therapy?
Massage is defined as the systematic manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for a curative effect. Soft tissues are made more pliable through massage to promote circulation and blood flow and bring about healing effects: physical and psychological changes for general well-being.
What does it involve?
The system of massage treatment involves the therapist using their hands to apply pressure on your body. Therapists use various techniques to work on the body: stroking and gliding (effleurage), kneading the soft tissues (petrissage), or what is termed ‘percussion’ (tapotement).
Massage Services Available:
Fine Form Physiotherapy Ryde is located on the lower north shore of Sydney and offer the following massage styles. If there is a particular area of weakness that you would like your physiotherapist to concentrate on please discuss this with them before you begin your therapy treatment. Our Physiotherapists have the best qualifications in Sydney and are trained to customise your massage session.
Remedial Massage Remedial massage at Fine Form Physiotherapy Ryde is a form of deep massage administered to create the optimal conditions for the body’s return to normal health after an injury. It is used to treat strains, sprains, broken bones, bruising, any injury where the skin is intact. We have qualified Remedial Massage Therapists available to meet your requests.
Deep Tissue Massage Removes blockages, damaged cells, scar tissue and adhesion left after injury, speeds up recovery and encourages more complete healing. It is designed to increase the flow of blood and lymph, particularly in the injured areas.
Relaxation Massage You may have had a long day at the office, been run off your feet by the kids or just need to pamper yourself. A Relaxation massage will restore your energy and soothe those tight muscles.
Sports Massage Our talented Physiotherapists have a good history of ensuring their sports patients return to their game as soon as possible. They are also experienced in preparing athletes for training and competition, having recently worked with Australian Olympic Athlete Anthony Alozie in preparation for the London Olympics.
Physiotherapy and massage
Massage therapy is an effective treatment technique. At Fine Form Physiotherapy Ryde, massage therapy is incorporated into most of our treatment sessions. We believe it is extremely important to adopt this hands on approach to gain a better understanding of the muscles and surrounding soft tissues.
We use massage therapy in conjunction with manipulative therapy and exercise rehabilitiation, to provide an overall holistic approach to health care.