Orthopaedic Massage

Massage Info :

Duration Price
45 min 50
1 hr 60

What is Orthopaedic Massage: 

The focus of orthopaedic massage is restoring function and structural balance throughout the body for both prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal dysfunctions. Orthopedic massage involves therapeutic assessment, manipulation, and movement of locomotor soft tissue to reduce pain and dysfunction.

What to Wear: 

If possible, please bring comfortable clothing to enable proper assessment. Shorts and a vest/sports bra would be the most appropriate.

Orthopedic massage is not a specific ‘technique, is a system made up of a variety of different techniques:

  • Relaxing massage techniques – to relax and warm up muscles
  • Muscle energy techniques- to stretch /lengthen shortened muscles
  • Soft tissue release – manipulation and movement of soft tissues to resolve pain and dysfunction.

Four Primary Components of Orthopedic Massage

  • Orthopedic Assessment
  • Matching the Physiology of the Injury With the Physiological Effects of Treatment
  • Treatment Adaptability
  • Understanding the Rehabilitation Protocol

Orthopedic Massage can be used to identify and help conditions such as:

  • sports injuries
  • postural imbalances- scoliosis – forward head postures
  • chronic pain
  • sciatica
  • coccyx and sacral dysfunction
  • rib fixations
  • Dowager’s Humps
  • back spasms, pain  
  • SI joint and iliac dysfunction
  • cervical pain
  • rotator cuff injuries
  • frozen shoulder
  • thoracic outlet syndrome
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • tennis elbow
  • Golfer elbow
  • plantar fasciitis and foot pain
  • anterior compartment syndrome
  • shin splints
  • iliotibial band (ITB) issues
  • chondromalacia patella and knee pain
  • whiplash injuries
  • compressed disks
  • bursitis
  • tendonitis/tendonitis
  • scar tissue from surgery or traumatic injury…..and more

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