Remedial massage treats tense or damaged muscles, tendons and joints affected by stress, heavy or repetitive physical activity and injury. Remedial and deep tissue massage involves intensive work on the muscles and uses techniques such myofascial release, trigger point therapy and mobilisation. It supports and speeds up the body’s own repair mechanisms. Massage improves your circulation which aids the removal of metabolites and chemicals from the body. It also assists in reducing inflammation. The treatment can be gentle or strong. Reported benefits include relaxation, pain relief, improved circulation which facilitates the removal of toxins, calms the nervous system and tones and relaxes muscle resulting in improved joint mobility.