What does massage treat?

What does massage treat?

The most common reason for having a massage is to relieve pain, to relax, or just to feel good. Please make sure you let your therapist know what you are after. Massage can be useful to treat a wide variety of complaints, including but not restricted to:

  • Pain associated with problems of the muscles and tendons
  • Pain in soft tissue around the joints
  • Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and tendinitis
  • Stress relief, relaxation and stress-related conditions
  • Pregnancy -both for general well-being and to treat specific problems
  • Reduction of swelling and fluid build up
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Muscle and related conditions such as spasms, strains and sprains
  • Repetitive strain injury, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis and golfer’s elbow
  • Circulatory and respiratory problems
  • Post-injury and post-surgical rehabilitation