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Remedial Massage

Remedial massage is the systematic assessment and treatment of the muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissues of the body to assist in rehabilitation, pain and injury management. Remedial Massage uses various techniques to stretch and lengthen muscles and connective tissues. It helps to reduce pain and discomfort, bringing wellness and mobility to the client. When muscles and tendons become damaged or impaired, knotted and tense or immobile, Remedial Massage provides a healing treatment that can be gentle or strong, deep or shallow. Remedial massage holistically treats the whole body and traces the pain back to the original cause, healing both the cause of the pain as well as the symptoms.

Myotherapy is the powerful technique to put length and function back into the muscles by manipulating soft tissue using a unique combination of acupressure and massage techniques, allowing muscles to function normally. It is an effective technique for chronic pain. A Practitioner is trained to know how different muscles in the body are connected and how problems in one area can refer pain to a totally different area. Myotherapy is highly effective in the treatment of pain and injury in the body.

Remedial massage and myotherapy:

  • Treat sporting injuries and RSI
  • Relieve sciatic nerve pain
  • Increase range of motion
  • Reduce muscle pain and tension
  • Reduce stress and anxiety
  • Enhance muscle tone
  • Improve circulation
  • Treat lymphatic problems
  • Strengthen immune system
  • Increase performance
  • Reduce blood pressure
  • Eliminate fatigue


Our Practitioners

Riina Kosonen

Massage Therapist
Dip. Remedial Massage

Riina is a qualified Remedial Massage Therapist and Craniosacral Therapist, with skills in trigger point and myofascial release, pelvic realignment, cupping, pyonex press needles, stretching, breathing and relaxation techniques, and mindfulness exercises. Riina relocated to Newcastle from VIC in 2016, to be closer to family and friends.

Riina works with us over varying hours Monday to Friday.

You can find out more about Riina on her website, as well as further information on Craniosacral therapy.


Rebecca Orchard

Massage Therapist and Myotherapist
Dip. Remedial Massage

Bec is a fully qualified remedial massage therapist and myotherapist. She has experience with a wide range of problems from neck and shoulder pain, upper and mid back pain, lower back and hip pain, sciatica, headaches and more. She is registered with all health funds and is a member of the Australian Natural Therapists Association.

Bec works varied hours throughout the Monday to Friday week as well as Saturday.