Massage is known to promote health and well-being and is probably the oldest healing discipline known to man. To become a qualified massage therapist in Australia requires significant studies including Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, and research into the various applications and contraindications to providing treatment as well as professional techniques.
Your therapist should be qualified and registered with a professional association. All registered therapists follow a strict Code of Conduct to ensure the highest level of ethics at all times.
“Massage is the practice of influencing soft tissue by physical, functional (and in some cases psychological) purposes and goals by accredited professionals. Massage involves acting on and inspiring the client’s body with pressure … Target tissues may include muscles, tendons, ligaments, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels, and/or organs. Massage can be applied with the hands, fingers, elbows, forearm, and feet.” AAMT
How can Massage Therapy help you?
Do you have difficulties with:
- Headaches, neck or shoulder pain, back ache, sore feet or legs?
- Sleeping issues, anxiety, stress, TMJ pain, tension, hypertension?
- Digestive issues, constipation, bloating?
- Poor circulation, muscular aches or pains, restricted joint movement?
- Back pain during pregnancy, sciatica / piriformis syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome?
If so, Massage Therapy may be able to help you. Why not enquire today?
For more information on current research outcomes around the efficacy of Massage Therapy & manual therapies, you can view some of the articles published on the ATMS website.