Remedial massage

Remedial massage

As a qualified Remedial Massage Therapist (Dip of Remedial Massage; Member of Massage & Myotherapy Australia), I can help to make your life more liveable, by relieving some of the aches, pains, stresses and strains that everyday life can cause.

What is a Remedial Massage?

Remedial massage is used to aid recovery from the injuries caused by the strains of everyday life, including postural problems and repetitive stress injuries. If you have particular muscle tension or chronic pain a remedial massage may be for you. While remedial massage encompasses some techniques from relaxation massage, it also incorporates advanced joint mobilisation and stretching techniques to provide deep and lasting relief.

Benefits include:

Massage can relieve pain

  • Increase blood flow resulting in nutrition delivery to healing tissue
  • Reduced scar tissue and risk of injury recurrence
  • Relief of muscle tension around joints, alleviating aches
  • Increased mobility and flexibility
  • Reduced neck, back and shoulder pain
  • Maintained and improved muscle condition
  • Improved relaxation and general wellbeing
  • Improved posture
  • Improved lymphatic flow
  • Improved immune system functioning
  • Reduced inflammation
  • Improved sleep
  • Improved parasympathetic nervous system

Getting the best out of your massage:

  • Drink plenty of water both before and after your massage to ensure your body is properly hydrated.
  • Relax your muscles with a hot shower before your massage.
  • Eating just before a massage can lead to an uncomfortable bloated feeling. Save lunch for afterwards.
  • Let me know of any injuries or allergies you may have prior to your appointment.
  • Let me know when something hurts or doesn’t feel right during the massage.
  • Making massage part of your regular routine can lower your risk of muscular injury, while helping to keep you mentally and physically relaxed.
  • If you’re going to exercise, do it beforehand, not afterwards. Working out afterwards can come with an increased risk of muscular stress, strain and injury, so take it easy for 24 hours.
  • Skip that coffee and grab a green tea. Coffee is a diuretic, and massage can be dehydrating. Take care of your body and choose something calming and rehydrating afterwards. Coffee can also tense up muscles that you’ve just relaxed.

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Feedback from clients:

“I have been receiving weekly massage treatment from Chunmei for 8 months…. I suffer strong back pain with nerve damage from MS… I have lived with this uncomfortable condition for 35 years… Since I started seeing Chunmei the pain has definitely reduced and also other symptoms such as incontinence has also improved…I have tried numerous other massage therapists and non of them were ever successful in assisting me as Chunmei has…She is rare and a natural healer…I feel tremendously blessed to have discovered her…She also provides a most congenial and genuine environment to receive the treatment which is great… I can’t say enough how mush I appreciate what she is doing for me…Highly recommended.” Shane O.

“Chunmei’s massage relieved the pain in my back and gave me a full sense of relaxation, but it didn’t end there. I was given post-massage exercises to perform nightly, and received follow-up contact. I can highly recommend Chunmei as a sensitive and experienced therapist.” Peter M

“I am fortunate to have had several massages with Chunmei. She creates a safe, non-threatening environment which fosters confidence in her clients. Chunmei’s professional and caring attitude is an added bonus. My sense of well-being has been enhanced thanks to Chunmei’s massage expertise.” Susan J

“I had THE BEST MASSAGE. I had THE BEST SLEEP…7 hours. …Thank you for the care and magic through your hands.  Still feeling relaxed… amazing.” Gwen M