Massage and Trigger Point Therapy
Try our qualified Physiotherapists massage techniques in your next treatment!
Massage can be of great benefit in relieving postural aches and pains as well as post exercise muscle soreness. Massage can assist in both injury management and in maintaining peak physical condition.
What does massage and trigger point therapy do?
Trigger point therapy is the application of pressure on tender trigger points in the muscles to relieve pain and tension or commonly referred to as a release of a specific type of knot in the muscle. Massage is direct application of a relieving contact technique to the body tissue that improves warmth and blood flow to the local area. This improves healing properties and releases toxins and inflammation from the area.
How is it used in a physiotherapy session?
Although we do not just do massage sessions, we utilize many different massage techniques in our overall treatment plan for assisting our patients. When utilized in a standard physiotherapy consult your private health insurance will offer a rebate as part of the treatment costs.