Frequently Asked Questions
Sports Therapy focuses mainly on prevention and rehabilitation of injuries.
Sports therapy utilises a range of assessments to assess dysfunction and treat accordingly, using techniques such as massage and corrective exercises which help to decrease pain, increase movement and prevent injuries.
Other techniques sports therapists can use include cupping, joint mobilisation, soft tissue massage, deep tissue massage, sports massage, functional movement assessments and correctives specific to each patient, work with sport and exercise participants to help prevent injuries, recognise, manage and treat them should they occur, and then rehabilitate the patient back to full fitness.
Remedial Massage restores the function of soft tissues in the body using soft and deep tissue massage, stretching, trigger point therapy and other techniques to aide soft tissue and muscles to heal and improving circulation.
Sports Therapy & Remedial Massage can help with the following;
- Tired & sore muscles
- Alleviate pain
- Create and implement rehabilitation programmes appropriate to the injury/sport and level
- Treating and preventing injuries
Health fund rebates are available.