If you’re feeling stiff, achy, or like you just can’t seem to shake that nagging pain, it might be time for a remedial massage. Here at our massage clinic in Brisbane, we offer remedial massages designed to help relieve tension and pain in the body.
If you’re unsure whether or not you need one, here are 10 signs that will help you decide if it’s time to book a massage and give your body and mind some TLC.
1. Feeling stiff, achy, or tense
Whether it’s stiffness from a workout or feeling tense from pressures at work, it’s hard to perform your best when you’re not feeling flexible and resilient.
2. Can’t seem to shake that nagging pain
Pain and discomfort in the body can often be a symptom of an underlying cause. While a massage can help with the symptoms, a health assessment and treatment plan as part of a massage can help identify and resolve what might be at the root.
3. Pain in the neck, shoulders, or back
For those working with their hands or at the desk all day, the neck, shoulders and back can take the brunt of the pain. A massage helps by increasing blood flow to affected areas to promote muscle healing and resolve the tension so you can get back to doing what you do best.
4. Trouble sleeping or poor circulation
Remedial massage can help improve the quality and quantity of your sleep. It does this by promoting relaxation in the body and helping to ease any pain or discomfort that might be keeping you up at night. If you’re also struggling with poor circulation, remedial massage can help to increase blood flow and promote lymphatic drainage.
5. Muscle cramps, knots, or spasms
Muscle knots, also called trigger points, are often the result of repetitive movements or poor posture. They can cause pain and stiffness in the body and can even refer pain to other areas. Massage can help to release muscle knots and spasms, providing relief from the pain.
6. Frequent headaches or migraines
For those suffering from frequent headaches or migraines, remedial massage can help to relieve the tension and pain. Massage can also help improve circulation and promote relaxation, which can help reduce the frequency and intensity of headaches and migraines.
7. Digestive problems such as constipation or diarrhea
Digestive problems can often be the result of chronic stress that has built up in the body. Even minor stress can cause discomfort in the abdominal region and a change in appetite. Massage can help to reduce stress levels in the body, providing relief from digestive issues.
8. Excessive sweating or feeling overly warm all the time
Excessive sweating can often be a sign of stress or anxiety. It can also be a symptom of an underlying medical condition. While massage can’t cure underlying medical conditions, it can help to promote relaxation in the body, which can help to reduce stress levels and excessive sweating.
9. Difficulty concentrating or feeling irritable and anxious
When we’re stressed, it’s hard to focus on anything else. This can lead to feeling irritable and anxious, which is not ideal if you need to perform at your best. Massage can help to promote relaxation and reduce stress levels, making it easier to concentrate and stay focused.
10. Sudden changes in weight
Sudden weight changes can be a sign of stress, which can lead to a whole host of other health problems. Massage can help to reduce stress levels in the body, which can help to regulate appetite and prevent sudden weight changes.
Book in a massage
If you’re experiencing any of these signs, your body is likely in need of some attention. A remedial massage can help to relieve tension and pain, improve circulation, and promote relaxation. If you’re unsure whether or not a remedial massage is right for you, we can help assess your needs and recommend the best treatment. Get in touch today to book an appointment.