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Top 20 Trigger Point Therapy venues

Here is our pick for the top venues offering Trigger Point Therapy from around Australia.

  1. Enlighten Massage

    Shop 21 / 734 Rode Road, Stafford Heights 4053
    Rating:
    (15)
    Enlighten Massage is a modern massage spa specialising in remedial massage, and rehabilitating acute and chronic pain through releasing soft tissue.
  2. Siam Spa 168

    3/5 Davenport Street, Southport 4215
    Rating:
    (7)
    Indulge in the most relaxing spa experience at Siam Spa 168. The professionals offer deep tissue massage, Swedish massage, hot stone massage, and Thai massage.
  3. Xallini Day Spa

    402 Hampton St, Hampton 3188
    Rating:
    (15)
    Step into a spa oasis with Xallini Day Spa invite. Indulge in luxurious hair, beauty and massage treatments including remedial, deep tissue and aromatherapy.
  4. Bill Horton's Healing Massage and Homeopathy

    37 Coral Fern Drive, Cooroibah 4565
    Rating:
    (5)
    Bill Horton's Healing Massage and Homeopathy is a truly gifted healer. Bill's services include Sports, Remedial, Hot Stone Massage, Reflexology, and Shiatsu.
  5. Anasa Healing

    219 Magill Road, Maylands 5069
    Rating:
    (13)
    Anasa Healing is a beautiful haven of calmness and healing. It combines acupressure, Swedish massage, remedial massage, reflexology and relaxation techniques.
  6. Lomi for Life @ Massage & Co

    59 Katrina Street, Blackburn North 3130
    Lomi for Life @ Massage & Co practices massage therapy and holistic care. Lomilomi is Hawaiian for massage, a soothing treatment to leave you feeling calm.
  7. TM's Hair and Beauty Salon

    98 Ferguson St, Williamstown 3016
    Rating:
    (11)
    TM’s Hair and Beauty Salon offer the full range of hair, nail and beauty services including hair colouring, waxing, nail treatments, massages and lots more.
  8. Envision Massage

    Shop 34, 388 Newman Road, Geebung 4034
    Envision Massage is a modern massage clinic, offering caring, knowledgeable massage therapies including Swedish, Trigger Point Therapy and Myofascial Release.
  9. Eastern Therapies Clinic - Bondi

    4/106 Ebley St, Bondi Junction 2022
    Eastern Therapies Clinic Bondi is a premier health oasis that specialises in merging ancient Chinese medicine with acupuncture to support overall wellbeing.
  10. Nada Thai Massage and Spa

    23 Cabot Dr, Altona North, VIC 3025, Australia, Altona North 3025
    Indulge in a traditional Thai massage at Nada Thai Massage and Spa. Improve your sense of wellbeing with Deep Tissue, Remedial, and Sports Massage, or facials.
  11. Active Healing

    26 Hull Road, Mount Martha 3934
    Rating:
    (2)
    Active Healing is a truly healing place, using techniques such as craniosacral therapy, ear candling, Chinese medicine, cupping and trigger point therapy.
  12. Massage Beautique

    Shop 2 400 Oxford St, Bondi Junction NSW 2022, Australia, Bondi Junction 2022
    Rating:
    (2)
    Massage Beautique is a haven of tranquility. Treatments include traditional Thai Massage, skin needling, microdermabrasion, and body contouring.
  13. ENTA

    5 Lloyd Street, Strathmore 3041
    Rating:
    (83)
    Elite Natural Therapies Australia is a sanctuary for health and wellness. Explore natural remedies such as cupping, acupuncture, massage and more.
  14. Melbourne Myotherapy & Remedial Massage

    235 Park Street, South Melbourne 3205
  15. Sahara Spa - Hawthorn

    617 Burwood Road, Hawthorn 3122
  16. Energy Flow

    727 Glen Huntly Rd, Caulfield 3162
    Energy Flow is a unique massage clinic in Caulfield South offering nature’s path to wellness through the application of various massage modalities.
  17. Northcote Massage

    180 Victoria Road, Northcote 3070
  18. Max Therapy - South Yarra

    347 Chapel Street, South Yarra 3141
Average rating of venues offering Trigger Point Therapy accross Australia
4.8 · based on 153 reviews of 25 venues

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Trigger Point Therapy

The chances are that at some point or other, everybody has experienced muscle pain. It might be caused by overworking or straining a muscle, a sports injury, incorrect lifting, even just sleeping in the wrong position. Muscle pain can go from minor to chronic.

Muscle pain is usually down to problems with the fascia, the thick tissue that surrounds our bones and joints. When it's healthy, fascia is soft, relaxed and pliant. But when you feel those hard little knots in the muscle, its trigger points.

Finding the Source

Other causes of trigger points are trauma, infection, nerve pain or inflammation. So one of the first steps to take in Trigger Point Therapy is determining the cause. It is also important to pinpoint the source.

Hang on a minute, you say, it's my neck that's sore so that must be the source. Not so. The discomfort in your neck could be referred pain from a trigger point in your back. To make it even more confusing, you may get referred pain from your neck in the form of a headache.

You could describe Trigger Point Therapy as a form of remedial massage, in that direct pressure is applied to those knots to bring relief. It is a great treatment as it can be used on just about anyone.

Restore Mobility

The aim of the therapist is to not only give pain relief and 'shift' the knot but also to restore the full range of movement. This is because muscles containing trigger points are weaker than healthy muscles and that can affect mobility.

You may have experienced this yourself. Let's say you have pain in your left leg that makes it hard to walk. You try and compensate by putting more weight on your right leg. Then you wake up the next morning with two sore legs.

When we use other muscles to compensate for the sore or damaged ones, we risk creating trigger points in the previously healthy muscles. It's a bit of a vicious circle.

Finding a Therapist

The best course of action is to seek out a professional in your locality who offers Trigger Point Therapy.

A Trigger Point therapist is trained in soft tissue therapies. Through experience, he or she will know the cause and source of your pain and will be able to treat it. The number of sessions needed will vary according to your situation.

If the condition or injury is fairly new, it should only take a few sessions to fix the problem. If, however, you have been putting up with the condition for a while, it will take much longer to fix. In this case, you may require weekly sessions at first, followed by monthly appointments.

Don't expect the treatment to be without discomfort. The good news is this is usually brief. As your therapist finds the trigger points, he will apply firm pressure for up to 90 seconds. This will hurt but the relief it brings makes it all worthwhile.

Sports Injuries

As with most alternative therapies, Trigger Point Therapy can be combined with other treatments, including medications. It is up to the individual to decide what works best for them.

Conditions that respond well to Trigger Point Therapy include back, neck and shoulder pain, headaches, sciatica and joint pain. It is particularly appropriate for anyone suffering from a sports injury. In fact, for the serious sportsman or woman, regular Trigger Point Therapy sessions may even reduce the risk of injury.

Extensive research has been done and most experts agree that Trigger Point Therapy should always be used in treating sports injuries.

If you feel you could benefit from Trigger Point Therapy it is well worth using Bookwell to find a practitioner in your area. After the first consultation, you will have a good idea of what's involved and how it can help you.

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