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What is Remedial Massage?

If someone mentions massage therapy; you may think of a candle lit room, scented oils, an ocean soundtrack and a whimsical hippy called Sven. Whilst we can certainly provide you with this relaxing and soothing therapeutic experience (minus Sven!) – remedial massage therapy goes beyond this to provide you with longer lasting change and pain relief.

 

Remedial – derived from the word “remedy” – means to ascertain what the problem is and remedy it = i.e; not just smear nice smelling oils all over your body. This does not necessarily mean that there will be gritting teeth and bearing through pain – the remedy for a certain pain may well be very gentle!

 

The Clarity team will work with you to discuss your treatment goals, the influence of ‘life’ on your body, teach you about your musculoskeletal system and it’s capabilities, and provide you ways to increase your benefits from treatment.

 

Your treatment will be tailored to your individual requirements, based on any current or old injuries, medical history and presenting issues, in consultation with your practitioner. Your session may involve one or a combination of the following remedial therapies.

A practitioner performing sports massage on a clients leg at Clarity Massage and Wellness

Sports Massage

Utilising various techniques including deep tissue massage, draining, stretching and percussion, sports massage works to improve circulation & lymphatic flow, remove metabolic wastes, support training, prepare for events, recover from events and prevent injury. Sports massage is not just for professional sports people – weekend warriors to full time athletes can benefit greatly from it’s application.

A practitioner using her thumbs to perform trigger point therapy at Clarity Massage and Wellness

Trigger Point Therapy

Also known as neuromuscular therapy, this treatment utilises specific application of finger pressure to certain ‘trigger points’ – chronic hyper-contractions and knots – to break chronic cycles of pain, spasm and adhesions. Relieving referral pain and easing issues such as headaches, lower back pain and shoulder pain.

Myofascial Cupping being used to treat a person at Clarity Massage and Wellness

Myofascial Cupping

As used by the soft tissue therapists, physios and trainers of the Australian Olympic team – the application of vacuum cups in conjunction with other remedial bodywork techniques is extremely beneficial for easing stiff and aching muscles, trigger points, fibrotic adhesions and for flushing toxins from tissues.

a person receiving a relaxation massage at Clarity Massage and Wellness

Relaxation Massage

Based on traditional Swedish techniques, oil relaxation massage involves flowing, long strokes to sooth and calm your muscles and mind. Gently easing away restricted soft tissue, whilst also calming your nervous system and supporting lymphatic drainage.

Pregnant woman having a prenatal massage at Clarity Massage and Wellness

Pregnancy Massage

With our comfortable pregnancy bolster system, we can nurture and support your growing body as new life evolves, providing restorative massage to best support growing bub and your precious body. Easing aching hips, changing posture and lifestyle.

Myofascial Release Massage at Clarity Massage and Wellness

Myofascial Release

A gentle technique incorporating long stretching strokes to release tension in the fascia/connective tissue of the body. A gentle but effective technique to alleviate restriction and assist in movement of soft tissue.

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Kathryn Elizabeth
Kathryn Elizabeth
2019-06-02T03:43:37+0000
Cannot even express how thankful I am to have found Clarity. From the warm welcome the moment you walk in the door, to the incredible massages I’ve had there, to the nurturing products, there is nothing that has been left out of the Clarity experience. But mostly, to know the heart behind all of these and to FEEL that the whole time you are there - the love and warmth in such a safe and healing space. I cannot recommend enough ❤️read more
Rebecca Urban
Rebecca Urban
2019-05-15T09:54:52+0000
Today I had the best massage with Sarah and now enjoying a cup of Clarity tea - so good! See you soon!
Will Kuang
Will Kuang
2019-04-26T06:45:22+0000
Send my wife hereShe has nothing but great things to say about the team at Clarity
Rhanee Jane Tsetsakos
Rhanee Jane Tsetsakos
2018-11-17T02:32:21+0000
Just spent the last hour with Sarah the amazing owner of Clarity.. strong hands, friendly personality and kind hearted ❤️ I feel like a million bucks! I've found my new thing.. def going to be a loyal regular 💪🏽😍read more
Benjamin Rae
Benjamin Rae
2018-10-28T10:48:11+0000
I love almost everything about Clarity. Everyone there is so lovely and welcoming. The services offered are fantastic also well priced. They're professional and very good at what they do, on the odd occasion I've had to see a different practitioner they've picked up right where the previous one left off.One and only ongoing issue, is the disappointing colouring pencils. Otherwise 10/10!read more
Kathleen Mary Klassman
Kathleen Mary Klassman
2018-10-26T23:53:43+0000
Katie gave me the best massage I have ever received and I don't say that lightly as a therapist myself. She is so thoughtful with every stroke and puts so much care and love into her massages. I was blown away by how relaxed she made me feel, all while getting into my tight muscles. I'll be coming in again thats for sure! Thank you beautiful <3read more
Nikki Barr
Nikki Barr
2018-08-30T11:08:12+0000
Just had my first massage at Clarity and I will be back for sure. The Centre is lovely and welcoming and the staff were all really helpful and friendly.read more
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