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Remedial Massage Therapy

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Feel Better For Life

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What is it?

Remedial massage is about providing relief from pain and tension, but it’s also focused on addressing the underlying cause of your musculoskeletal problems. It holistically treats the whole body and traces the discomfort as far back as possible – to its original cause, if able – and then works on both the cause of the disorder, as well as the symptoms.

What’s the difference between a relaxing massage and remedial massage? A relaxation massage simply aims to relax you and in the process, it reduces tension and tightness. While beneficial, it does not specifically target or alleviate aches, pain, or restriction – although it’s great for simply unwinding. In contrast, remedial massage is a targeted treatment plan. Your massage therapist will take a history of the issue that’s troubling you, do an assessment of any structural damage and your range of motion and then use specific techniques to address your issue.

Remedial massage is perfectly suited for both acute and long-standing issues which are more chronic in nature (as opposed to acute) and can meaningfully reduce many troubling problems.

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How does it work, to heal you?

When muscles and tendons become damaged or impaired, knotted and tense or immobile, remedial massage provides relief. Depending on your issue, your treatment may be gentle or strong, deep or shallow. 

Massage is designed to actively soothe and relieve stress and ease muscular pain. It also assists in stimulating circulation, promoting lymphatic movement, can help to regulate the nervous system and stimulate the immune system.

Research has shown that massage gives effective relief for headaches, neck pain, back pain, accidental and sports injury, chronic fatigue, stress, depression and improves your general well-being.

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Why are we different?

As a therapy, massage has been practiced for centuries in many different forms. Its benefits range from promoting relaxation to assisting with physical healing. Our remedial massage therapists specialise in:

  • Remedial Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • Relaxation Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Pre and Post Natal Massage

While you’re with us, you’ll enjoy:


  • Friendly, warm and helpful receptionists
  • Experienced Remedial Massage Therapists
  • Individualised holistic care
  • Complementary tea and coffee
  • Minimal waiting times
  • Both male and female massage therapists to suit your preference
 

Remedial massage services offered:


Some of the available services to treat...

 
 

Dane Cameron

Bachelor of Health Science, Musculoskeletal Therapy

Registered with - A.N.T.A.

Areas of Speciality - Structural Aligning, Cupping, Cross Fibre Mobilisation, Chinese Acupressure, Remedial, Sports & Deep Tissue, Dry Needling, Electro Dry Needling.

Health Funds - Most health funds

 
 

Melannie Fox

Dip. Remedial Massage, B.Hlth.Sc (Musculoskeletal Therapy)

Registered with - A.N.T.A

Area of Speciality - Remedial, Deep Tissue, Sports & Relaxtion

Health Funds - Most health funds

 
 

Kayleen Glass

Diploma of Remedial Massage

Registered with - A.A.M.T.

Area of Speciality - Remedial, Deep Tissue, Sports & Relaxtion

Health Funds - Most health funds

 
 

Paul Glover

Diploma of Remedial Massage, Australian Institute of Massage

Registered with - A.A.M.T.

Areas of Speciality - Remedial and Swedish, Myofacial Release, Myofacial Cupping, Sports, Myofacial Dry Needling, Integrated Manual Therapy.

Health Funds - Most health funds

 
 

Suzette Harper

Diploma of Remedial Massage

Registered with - A.T.M.S

Area of Speciality - Remedial, Deep Tissue, Sports & Relaxation, Cupping, Dry Needling and Rock Blade Accredited.

Health Funds - Most health funds

 
 

Narelle Hynard

Diploma of Remedial Massage, Australian Institute of Applied Science

Registered with - A.A.M.T.

Areas of Speciality - Remedial, Sports, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Structural Alignment and Pre and Post Natal

Health Funds - Most health funds

 
 

Leanne Ingram

Remedial Massage Therapist

Registered with - A.N.T.A.

Areas of Speciality - Myofascial Release, Cupping, Lymphatic Drainage, Chinese Acupressure, Strapping, Remedial, Sports, Structural Alignment, Deep Tissue

Health Funds - Most health funds

 
 

Andrea Randall

Bachelor of Health Science (MST), Diploma of Remedial Massage, Endeavour College of Natural Health, Australian College of Natural Medicine

Registered with - A.A.M.T.

Areas of Speciality - Musculoskeletal Therapy, Remedial, Myofascial Release Technique, Lymphatic, Structural Integration and Swedish

Health Funds - Most health funds

 
 

Kerstin Reineke

Diploma of Remedial Massage, Australian College of Natural Therapies

Registered with - A.T.M.S.

Area of Speciality - Remedial and Deep Tissue

Health Funds - Most health funds

 

Structural Integration (Releasing Fascia) and Scar Work


Structural Integration can help with:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Postural problems
  • Shoulder and rib problems
  • Foot problems
  • Hip pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Recovery from surgery


Many people can enhance their lifestyle with structural integration (SI). SI can improve:

  • Self awareness and development
  • Their body’s potential for freedom of movement
  • Increase balance
  • Athletic performance
  • Dance performance
  • Emotional expressiveness

Structural integration focuses on releasing fascia, your complex connective tissue system by using slow and varied pressure through various layers of tissue and asking you to provide thoughtful micro-movements, to create smooth functioning relationships between different body parts.

Benefits of Structural Integration include:

  • less pain
  • movement is more fluid and efficient
  • breathing is easier
  • good posture is more effortless
  • increased energy levels with more economical movement patterns
  • increased relaxation, decreased feelings of stress

 

What is Fascia?

Fascia is connective tissue that is throughout your whole body. It wraps around each muscle fiber and is what gives your body structure / posture. It is full of nerve endings that respond to different types of pressure, angle of pressure and speed of pressure.

 

Scar Tissue?

“Scar Work is light, casual, and wonderfully effective on all kinds of scars. There are over twenty unique techniques that smooth out uneven lumps, bumps, ridges, strings, gaps, and holes painlessly and permanently. Re-establishing the resilient three dimensional quality of the fascial web creates better functioning. With the restrictions and adhesions of a scar resolved, impaired nerves regain sensation and internal organ functions normalize. Not to mention the cosmetic effect is a sheer delight.” Sharon Wheeler, Rolfer.


Common scars that can have effective results:

  • Burn scars
  • Cesarian scars
  • Mastectomy scars
  • Scar from the removal of Parotid gland tumor
  • And many more

When can Scar Work be applied?

Scars that have been there for a while, such as 20 years, are completely workable and receive the same results as working with recent scars. For new scars, 6 weeks after the stitches have been removed is a safe precaution time. It is best for you to wait until your Doctor advises to have regular massage to begin work on the scar.
Benefits include shortening the duration of possible pain, nerve and physical distortion experienced from the scar.

Time required for a session?

Depending on the size of your scar will determine the duration of treatment to resolve the tissue and nerve dysfunction. Small scars may take a few minutes. However larger and more involved scars may require 60 minutes or more. Burn scars require several sessions.
Scar work can be included within a remedial massage, manual therapy or Structural Integration session.

 

Meet your Practitioner

Your Therapist is Andrea Randall. Andrea is a qualified Structural Integration Therapist and Musculoskeletal Therapist.
Andrea approaches your healing process by working with you as a learning team. Together you will learn the limitations of your structure and work to know the best way for you to self-care for your discomfort. Andrea believes that each person’s structural alignment is a multidimensional consideration - there is an evolving learning potential to release restriction and pain, align, coordinate and strengthen a new balance.
Andrea completed a workshop with Sharron Wheeler in June 2014 and is certified to provide scar tissue therapy.
Andrea has attended various workshops internationally focusing on ribs, feet and the connectivity of fascia.
In 2014 Andrea worked as part of a team in Spain providing care to Swedish patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Andrea’s membership affiliations include Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA) and International Association of Structural Integrators (IASI). If you have any questions, Andrea will happily respond to your phone call, please phone 3249 5333.

 

Department Hours & Fees


Department Hours
Monday to Friday 7:30 am – 7:45 pm
Saturday 7.00 am – 2.30 pm
Sunday 8.00 am – 2.30 pm

Consultation Fees

½ Hour Massage $59
1 Hour Massage $91
1½ Hour Massage $121
1½ Hour Massage & Lymphatic Drainage $121
1½ Structural Integration $123

Cancellation Policy
We understand that life is unpredictable and you may not always be able to make your scheduled appointment.  If you can’t make an appointment please contact our reception at least 24 hours prior to cancel or arrange for another time.

Missed appointments and appointments cancelled without 24 hours notice may be charged a full consultation fee.

Contact our Reception team on (07) 3249 5333 for further information.