Remedial Massage: What is it and Why You Should Get One?

What is Remedial Massage? “Remedial massage is the assessment and treatment of dysfunction, supported by a treatment plan and documented treatment notes.” Remedial massage is a specialised therapeutic form of massage that brings together a slew of styles and techniques, such as deep-tissue massage and trigger-point therapy. It’s especially designed to focus on treating specific injuries and repairing damage to muscles, ligaments, tendons, and other connective tissue. What’s the difference between a ‘Remedial Massage’ and a relaxing (Swedish) massage? Remedial massage provides a healing treatment that can be gentle or strong, deep or shallow. When muscles and tendons become damaged, impaired,

Kids Yoga and Mindfulness: Q&A

Kids Yoga and Mindfulness classes are becoming more popular and with good reason. Kids from a young age struggle more and more with emotional reactivity, feelings of anxiety and worry, trouble socialising and feeling unhappy. At RedoHealth we firmly believe that both physical AND mental health are essential for overall health and wellness. We have been running Kids Yoga and Mindfulness classes with DeeDee for over the last year. In preparation for our upcoming term, DeeDee and Brendan sat down for a ‘Q&A style’ interview. Check out the highlights... What exactly is Mindfulness for Kids? Mindfulness for kids is really no different than mindfulness for adults. The key difference is the way in

A Runner's Guide to Runner's Knee: Keeping Your Running Pain-free

Chances are if you’re reading this blog, you’ve been experiencing some sort of nagging knee pain while running that is probably limiting how far you can run or train, but hopefully you can take comfort in knowing that you’re not alone! Runners knee or Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is one of the most common injuries in runners and accounts for a high percentage of injuries in not only runners, but the general population. But fear not, I’ll be taking you through what Runner’s Knee is, what causes it and ways you can manage it and stop it from coming back again! So here we go…. What is the Patellofemoral joint? The ‘patello’ refers to the knee cap or patella and ‘femoral’ refers to the fe

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