Fortitude Valley Remedial Massage

Remedial Massage Therapists specialize in treating a wide range of injuries such as pain in the body, sporting injuries, and chronic pain.  A Diploma in Remedial Massage is required to be able to apply for Health Fund status from all the Private Health Funds in Australia. Typically a Diploma is full time study from 1-2 years at a TAFE, University or Private College and can be studied with a mix of online, weekend workshops, part time or full time.

Remedial Massage Therapists

RMT’s Must belong to an association to comply with strict guidelines to be able to practice in Australia.  Such as complying with a body of ethics, maintain CPE points, First Aid, Insurance etc.

Some of the techniques a Remedial Massage Therapist use can be Deep Tissue, myofascial release, dry needling, muscle energy techniques, stretches, PNF’s etc.

A thorough history via a new client form is taken for every new client. The form asks specific questions such as, have you had any surgeries, injuries, what is your family history, etc with the goal to collect as much data as they can to better equip them to make an informed decision when building and compiling a treatment plan

Typically the Massage therapist will ask a number of questions to the client about why they have decided to come in, and what is bothering them.  Once the Massage therapist knows the goals, wants, desires of the client, various tests are conducted, such as special, orthopedic. Posture is reviewed and analyzed.

The Treatment plan will consist of release exercises,eg. lengthening tight and short muscles and strengthening exercises or activations such as glute bridges or scapular re-tractions

Sometimes a Remedial Therapist will recommend a number of sessions to achieve the goal decided by both parties. Sometimes the client will be referred to other practitioners to assist in the overall healthcare plan for the client.

Fortitude Valley

From the smell of coffee to the nightclubs – Fortitude Valley is known as the suburb that never sleeps.

While Brisbane’s most renowned entertainment precinct is best known for its nightlife, there is plenty else to do from shopping the laneways and leafy streets to eating some of the best restaurants in Brisbane and sipping lattes at some of Brisbane’s most hip coffee shops.

X Cargo

Covering two blocks on McLachlan Street, X Cargo is the party place to be. Made up of a number of shipping containers spanning over three levels, there’s plenty of room to enjoy the American-orientated flavors coming from the kitchen and beautiful cocktails coming from the bar

Fortitude Valley is the live music hub of Brisbane and each year plenty of gigs roll through the venues. Bigsound Live is a music festival held across two nights in Brisbane. The Valley Fiesta is an annual celebration in the Brunswick Mall. Both are a must see if you are in Brisbane, head to Fortitude Valley, it won’t disappoint

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