ToThePoint Massage offers a therapeutic, remedial massage that aims to solve your individual problems.
We provide professional massage therapy for pain management, injury, recovery, mobility, and maintenance.
We work on
your specific muscular or nerve aches and pains, limited range of motion,
soreness, stiffness, and tightness, using different techniques like deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, dry
needling and cupping depending on your preferences and needs.
Our experienced massage therapist, Barbara, uses her anatomical knowledge and sense of touch to direct her treatment to the soft tissues that need care the most. She has developed a problem orientated massage therapy that is unique to her.
This means that you won’t get a 'cookie cutter' experience or a standard massage routine.
At the first session we sit down with every new client for an in-depth assessment to find out as much as possible to solve his / her problem as quickly as possible. Having said this, chronic problems that have been present for years or decades, often unnoticed, simply need time to improve.
Our idea is to work together with you so that every session is as beneficial for you as possible. Always remember that you live in your body. Your therapist cannot feel your pain or the changes in your body during or after the treatment and needs your feedback. Everybody is unique and also has his / her own pain tolerance.
Offering a remedial massage therapy tailored to your health needs also means that our therapist concentrates on those soft tissues that are sore or tight and those that might be the cause of your pain or dysfunction.
We always strive for long lasting results and not just short term relief looking at the symptoms.
The most comprehensive definition comes from Medibank Private stating that remedial massage is the assessment and treatment of soft tissue to stimulate self-healing after injury.
The desired outcome is, whenever possible, to return to a pain free and well-functioning balance of the musculoskeletal system.
Has it ever occurred to you that your pain or other discomforts could come from your muscles?
Some of you might be aware of the extent of tension that is harbored in your muscles.
When you touch your skin with a little bit of pressure you may notice that it feels hard underneath. It might even hurt when you press into a muscle.
However, most people are not aware of their muscles except when they don't do what they want them to do or when they feel sore after overuse, usually from some sort of strain during exercise or repetitive movements. It is no wonder that we often unwittingly misuse our muscles.
Most people know that they should exercise more to strengthen their muscles, but apart from that they know very little about their muscular system.
The skeletal muscles make up a large part of your body mass (about 42% in men and 36% in women) and are therefore very important for overall wellbeing.
Life's demands and pressures affect our muscular system in multiple ways.
Listed below are a few examples of this:
These heavy demands and harmful habits can create huge burdens on your muscular system. And as you know, muscle pain can spoil your life, making it more difficult than it needs to be.
You can't necessarily change your life's circumstances, but you can take action against unwanted and persistent pain.
A professionally executed remedial massage deeply relaxes your muscles and entire nervous system.
This often results in the lessening of pain, which in turn helps you to sleep and feel better. The overall benefit will be that you cope better with your demanding job/ life once again.
We work your deep muscles at your level of comfort so that you get maximum benefit from our massage treatments. We will also break down your knots and scar tissues if you have them.
A targeted remedial massage might be the missing link to your recovery after a (sports) injury, an accident or surgery to help with soft tissue recovery.
Our experienced remedial massage therapist offers different techniques to help you feel better as soon as possible. She has experience with clients from all walks of life.
Have you ever tried remedial massage for relief of your TMJ / TMD symptoms? All these symptoms can come from tight and painful muscles in your face or neck.
Is massage only good for relaxation or is the effectiveness of remedial massage scientifically proven for pain and other symptoms of certain medical conditions?
ToThePoint Massage specializes in trigger point massage - a successful method for overcoming muscle pain.
Trigger Points are better known as sore spots, pain points or muscle knots. When "active", they can cause chronic or acute pain in any part of your body.