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Remedial Massage at Be Well Hawthorn

Target pain, improve your posture, enhance your flexibility

Book your session Megan Coulton: Be Well’s In-house Remedial Massage Specialist

Relief from back pain, neck pain, and tension

Megan’s remedial massage techniques provide effective relief from chronic pain, including back pain, neck pain, and tension headaches.

Increase your flexibility and range of motion

Megan’s approach to injury rehabilitation with remedial massage focuses on aiding recovery and improving flexibility and range of motion. By using specific techniques, she targets the root cause of the injury and works on the surrounding tissues to speed up the recovery process.

Improve your posture and mobility

Megan’s remedial massage treatments focus on correcting postural imbalances and enhancing overall movement. By stretching and lengthening the muscles, releasing restrictions, and decreasing stiffness in the joints, her treatments can improve posture and mobility, leading to reduced pain and increased flexibility.

The Specifics

A wide array of remedial techniques

to suit every body and address every need.

Deep Tissue
Massage

Helps release built-up tension, enhance circulation, and supports the body’s natural healing processes.

Myofascial
release

Effective in reducing pain, enhancing flexibility and improving posture.

Trigger point
therapy

Aids in the release of tension and the alleviation of pain, by identifying and treating hyper-irritable spots associated with muscle knots and discomfort.

Sports
massage

Includes pre-event, post-event, and maintenance massages tailored to the specific needs of each athlete (which every Be Well Member is!)

Cupping

Cupping therapy is a unique and ancient technique that involves placing cups on the skin’s surface to create a vacuum, which lifts and separates the skin and underlying tissue. Cupping relieves pain, improves circulation, relaxes muscles, and reduces inflammation.

Reflexology

Reflexology is renowned for its ability to induce relaxation and reduce stress, making it an excellent choice for clients seeking mental and emotional well-being.

Lymphatic Drainage

A gentle and therapeutic massage technique that stimulates the lymphatic system, which plays a crucial role in maintaining the body’s overall health and immune function. Lymphatic drainage helps to promote detoxification, reduce swelling, and support the immune system.

About Megan

Megan Coulton has 14 years of experience in remedial massage therapy.

She takes a holistic approach to ensure that each person receives a personalised assessment and treatment tailored to address their unique needs.

Megan’s background in nursing provides her with a deep understanding of how our bodies work and the ways that various massage modalities manage pain, improve mobility, enhance health and raise our sense of wellbeing.

Megan is an approved provider for Private Health Insurance claims for Remedial Massage Therapy cover.

She provides a wide suite of services to suit every body and address a wide variety of needs.

Questions about remedial massage

Find answers to commonly asked questions about remedial massage, including what to expect during a session, how to prepare, and information on health fund rebates.

Remedial massage is a therapeutic massage technique that focuses on treating muscles that are damaged, knotted, tense, or immobile. It uses specific techniques to release tension and knots in the muscles, reduce pain and discomfort, and promote healing.

Therapeutic Massage:

  • Stress Relief and Relaxation: Primarily aimed at promoting relaxation, reducing stress, and providing a sense of overall well-being.

  • General Wellness: Supports overall health by improving circulation, boosting the immune system, and enhancing body function.

  • Gentler Approach: Typically involves a variety of gentle techniques suitable for a broad range of individuals seeking relaxation and mild pain relief.

 

Remedial Massage:

  • Targeted Treatment: Focuses on treating specific physical conditions, injuries, or areas of chronic pain or tension.
  • Diagnostic Approach: Involves assessing and diagnosing underlying causes of discomfort and planning a treatment strategy to address them.

  • Technique and Intensity: Often uses more intense, focused techniques to manipulate deep tissues, address alignment, and improve functionality. 

Remedial massage may involve some discomfort or tenderness, especially when targeting areas with muscle tension or knots. However, the therapist will work within your comfort level and adjust the pressure accordingly.

To prepare for a remedial massage session, it's best to wear comfortable clothing and arrive well-hydrated. It's also helpful to inform the therapist about any specific areas of concern or medical conditions you may have.