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What is the difference between Myotherapy and Remedial Massage?


What is the difference between Myotherapy and Remedial Massage?

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The difference between a Myotherapist and a Remedial Massage therapist is that a Myotherapist will treat both the immediate symptoms and the underlying cause of the problem, while a Remedial Massage therapist will only treat the symptoms.

Soft tissue pain and restricted joint movement can be treated with myotherapy, which is a form of physical therapy. Myofascia are sheets of tissue that surround and divide muscles. The bundled myofascia is comprised of bones and muscles.

Massage and Trigger point therapy are used by myo therapists. Using exercises, stretches, or hands-on manipulation, physical therapists can help you move better. It targets pain that is caused by muscles and nerves. There is a wide range ofMusculoskeletal problems.

There are treatments that help with Sciatica and Disc Injury. Soft tissue work, cupping and Myofascial Release are some of the techniques that work well for people with Sciatica and Disc Injury.

lady on stomach receiving myotherapyAlthough there is no cure for most types of arthritis, Myotherapy can help people take control and live well with the condition. What is the difference between myotherapy and remedial massage?

In conclusion

Myotherapists work closely with other health care practitioners to assess and treat muscles, joints and nerves, while remedial massage uses hands-on treatment.

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Mobile Massage Sydney – How To Find The Right Mobile Massage Therapist for Your Needs

Mobile Massage

Sydney is packed with businesses offering all types of massage services, both on-site and mobile. The words ‘mobile massage’ can even have a sexual connotation. However,  for the readers of this blog, we are only interested in the best mobile massage offering a unique service that allows people to enjoy a relaxing massage in their home or office. There are all sorts of different styles of massage, from rehabilitative to therapeutic to deep tissue and Swedish massage. Some therapists use only natural oils and lotions/creams to provide a soothing experience for clients, whilst others provide ‘hot rocks’ and aromatherapy as well.

Here at The Royal Masseur, we offer massages in your home, office or hotel and also offer special rates for corporate massage and couples massages where you connect with family and friends to enjoy a phenomenal experience.

Why Do You Need A Mobile Massage?

There are many reasons why you might need a mobile massage. It could be because you’re looking to relax after a stressful day at work, or maybe you just want to unwind before bedtime.  Also, you may need to reduce pain, muscle soreness and tension from your repetitive daily movements. But over the years, we’ve figured out the trigger to why people need a mobile massage. It’s because we lack the time to go out and seek a massage elsewhere. Being at home or in your hotel or office, you have the convenience and comfortability to get treated on your time not someone else’s.  A proper massage also helps in improving circulation, energy and alertness. Lowering heart rate and blood pressure. Whatever the reason, there’s no better way to achieve that than by pampering yourself in the comfort of where you are.

What Are Some Of The Benefits Of Having A Mobile Massage? (And Which Ones Should Be Top Of Mind?)

The Royal Masseur massaging man on a massage tableIf you’ve never had a mobile massage before, then you probably aren’t aware of how much of an impact they can have not only on your body but on your time. The extra time you have not driving too and from the clinic, sitting in traffic and being stressed out for no good reason, and having the freedom to roll straight into bed or the couch after your session. In fact, most people report feeling addicted after having just one. This is because therapists use different techniques to help you relax and achieve your goals. These include dry-needling, cupping, Remedial, Swedish, deep tissue, sports, reflexology, and hot stone therapy. However, you should keep in mind the creditations of the masseurs and make sure they fully understand which type of massage would best suit you for your current situation, mindset and condition.


How Can I Find The Best Mobile Massage Therapists In My Area?

Finding the right mobile massage therapist for you isn’t as easy as it sounds. You need to consider several things when choosing a mobile massage therapist. First, make sure they’re licensed by the state where they practice. Next, find out whether they offer any additional services such as dry-needling, cupping and/or aromatherapy. Finally, ask them about their training, certifications and experience. You can find all these on our website. Also, are you possibly covered by your health fund, we take all these into consideration when booking your massage in Sydney and surrounding NSW areas.

How Long Does A Mobile Massage Take?


There’s no set length for a mobile massage session. It depends on how much work needs to be done and how long the client wants to have. Most clients will spend either 60 minutes or 90 minutes at a mobile massage session. We charge according to the duration of each session.

Is There Anything Else That I Should Know Before Booking My First Mobile Massage?


You’ll need to make sure that the mobile massage therapist has the right training and certification to perform the services you’re looking for. If you’re not comfortable with the idea of having a stranger enter your home, then you might want to consider a massage clinic instead. We are fully accredited, insured and have over 6 years of experience with sports, home and pregnancy massage.

Contact The Royal Masseur now and lets discuss your next massage ✔

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What is a Remedial Massage?

Remedial Massage : Meaning

Remedial massage is basically a variety of therapeutic techniques which can be used to assess and treat damaged areas in your body, such as muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissues. Through this systematic approach we can assist the body in rehabilitation, pain and injury management.

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What is the difference between massage and remedial massage?

There’s a big difference between massage and remedial massage. In general, massage is designed to relieve muscle tension and restore joint range of motion. Deep tissue and/ or relaxation massages are wonderful as they improve general health & well-being, whereas remedial massages focuses on the areas that need rehabilitation and/or managing pain within the body.

For best results, all sessions begins with a systematic assessment of the body to determine which treatment plan will be best suited for you. Whether that is a remedial massage or deep tissue/ relaxation massage, you will be left feeling highly satisfied and see an overall improvement within your body.

What can I expect from a remedial massage?

Remedial massage is one of the most effective treatments for a wide range of issues such as aches, pains, sports injuries and headaches.

There are several techniques that may be used to help you reduce pain or heal an injury, such as trigger point therapy, cupping, deep tissue massage. 

The main goals of remedial massage are:

  • to reduce muscle tensions to promote the return of normal soft tissue length & joint Range Of Motion.
  • to increase the flow of blood and lymph, particularly to injured areas.
  • remove any adhesion/tension, damaged cells and scar tissue resulting from injury.
  • to manage pain and injuries during rehabilitation.

What is better deep tissue or Remedial massage?

Deep tissue massage is the best type of massage for those seeking an all-over body massage. It’s excellent for treating anxiety & muscle tension, tight joints, stimulating circulation, and also helps promote stress reduction & relaxation.

Remedial massage is a focused treatment and ideal for those with chronic pain and injuries that requires an in-depth approach and diagnosis.

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Should you be sore after remedial massage?

Depending on the severity of your body’s condition will determine the ‘soreness’ you’ll be feeling post-massage.

You should definitely feel more energy after a massage and improved movement around your joints.

The initial pain you feel is your body repairing all the muscle tissues which were manipulated during your session. This is an automatic internal response as your body heals itself.

A massage is a great way to make your muscles feel relaxed. It can also help ease soreness, reduce injuries and relieve stiffness.

How often should you get remedial massage?

Regular massage is essential for maintaining good health and well-being. It helps keep our systems working optimally, and it can prevent serious injury from repetitive strains and bad daily habits.

Maintenance massage is recommended every 3 weeks, otherwise monthly treatments will suffice depending on your life’s schedule.