As a society, we’re becoming increasingly more aware of the mind-body connection. PsychMed has a strong reputation for offering a wide range of psychological treatments and now we’re excited to introduce remedial massage services to focus on your body too. Rest your aching muscles in our new treatment room and feel the benefits of a 30, 60 or 90-minute remedial massage with our qualified remedial massage therapist.
Remedial massage is designed to treat medical conditions by locating damaged areas of the body and helping to speed up the natural recovery process. A variety of techniques can be used to target problematic areas that may also cause secondary pain. Remedial massage aims to uncover the source of the pain to improve the cause of discomfort and resulting symptoms.
- Treat acute and chronic conditions
- Ease muscle pain and secondary pain, like headaches or abdominal pain
- Stimulate blood supply
- Flush chemicals out the body that cause muscles to tighten
- Increase joint mobility
- Repair damaged tissue
- Improve body posture and restore the correct position of bones
- Aid recovery time in athletes
- Assist with draining lymph fluid
- Experience a sense of wellbeing
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In a quiet corner of our Gilles Plains clinic you’ll find Nayu, our friendly, talented remedial massage therapist. After studying Acupuncture and Moxibustion in Japan and accumulating more than 10 years of experience in Japan and Australia, you can rest assured you’ll be in good hands.
Nayu is a registered remedial massage and dry needle therapist in Australia and a member of Massage Myotherapy Australia. She recognises every client is unique and takes a flexible approach to support each individual’s health care plans. She also has a special interest in working with neck and shoulder pain, drawing on a wide repertoire of evidence-based techniques.
Nayu and the rest of the PsychMed team look forward to welcoming you to our little oasis in Gilles Plains.
If you struggle with muscle tension or chronic pain, a remedial massage is for you.
Treatment may involve a number of techniques, including dry needling, deep tissue massage, and trigger point work to ease pain. Remedial massage is known to help improve blood circulation and joint mobility, enhance muscle function, heal injuries, and reduce anxiety.
60 min ……………………….. $90
30 min ……………………….. $60
Using a combination of kneading, tapping, pulling and finger pressure, our certified therapist will target the legs, back, arms, and neck, which often hold a lot of tension. The treatment can help release pressure to rejuvenate your body and relax your mind.
60 min ……………………….. $80
30 min ……………………….. $50
What is Warm Stone Massage?
Warm stone massage promotes deeper muscle relaxation through the placement of smooth, water-heated stones at key points on the body. The direct heat of the stones relaxes muscles, allowing the therapist to access muscles at deeper levels.
Benefits of Warm Stone Massage
Warm stone massage has a number of benefits, including:
– Relieving muscle tension and pain
– Reducing stress and anxiety
– Improving sleep quality
90 min ……………………….. $135
60 min ……………………….. $90