Remedial massage is a form of massage that targets pain and injury. Its practitioners need to understand how the body works and the tissues they need to treat.
A remedial massage Balnarring treatment will start with a review of posture, muscles, and ligaments by the therapist, and will focus on the parts of the body that are injured or causing pain. Once the issues that are responsible for the injury or pain are identified, the therapist will perform targeted massage of the affected area. Pressure used during this massage will vary depending on what is best needed for the issue being addressed, unlike firm pressures that are used in deep tissue massage.
Remedial massage is done with a particular goal in mind like treating an injury to a shoulder, knee or to the back. It may require a number of sessions with an assessment of the condition before every session.