Remedial Massage


Remedial Massage is a specialist massage that you can claim with your private health fund.  From April 1 2019 private health funds will still allow you to claim for this service as long as it is completed by a qualified remedial massage therapist.

By visiting our remedial massage therapist your body will not only benefit from the remedial massage, but so will the cost by still being able to claim through your private health fund.  Book online or call us today on 07 3278 1186 to book an appointment.

Increase Movement and Decrease Pain with Remedial Massage Therapy in Brisbane

A massage can be both a treat and type of physiotherapy for anyone seeking to ease tension or injury related aches and pains in their body. Remedial massage is a well known therapy that focuses on releasing tension and decreasing pain in your body. At Graceville Physio, we now offer remedial massage in our Brisbane clinic. Our experienced therapists can help you heal from:


  • Postural problems
  • Neck, back or shoulder pain
  • Pinched nerves
  • Sore or tight muscles
  • Pregnancy related aches and pains
  • Sports injuries
  • Headaches or tension related conditions
  • Repetitive strain injury
  • Stress, anxiety and insomnia
  • Plus much more
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Benefits of Remedial Massage Therapy

An immediate benefit of massage therapy is the feeling of relaxation and space you will have in your body. Massage prompts the release of endorphins and chemicals that produce the feeling of wellbeing. Not only that, but remedial massage also lowers stress hormones that can often impair the immune system and other critical functions of your body.

Other physical benefits of massage, especially remedial massage, include:

  • Reducing pain and tension in muscles
  • Improving circulation
  • Stimulating the lymphatic system
  • Reducing stress hormones
  • Deep relaxation
  • Improving joint mobility and flexibility
  • Improved recovery from soft tissue damage and injuries
  • Lower levels of anxiety and depression

How is Remedial Massage Different to Relaxation Massage?

A relaxation massage focuses on helping you de-stress from the pressures of daily life. The massage techniques used are gentle in nature and designed to help soothe and relax your body. Long, smooth flowing strokes are characteristic of this type of massage.

What we offer is very different. Remedial massage is designed to go deep into the musculoskeletal system and bring the body back into alignment. If you’re experiencing tension, pain or injury in your body, remedial massage is a better option for your needs.

Your remedial massage therapist will assess where you need treatment and what may be causing pain. The treatments will likely involve deep tissue work for short periods of time. Many conditions can be eased with remedial massage treatments including:

While both types of massage have many benefits, remedial is more suitable to promote healing and returning your body back to it’s regular function after injury or pregnancy.

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Is Remedial Massage Safe During Pregnancy?

There are many benefits to receiving a massage during pregnancy. In general, it is a safe treatment though there are many precautions to take. Our therapists are specially trained to work with pregnant women and adjust their treatments accordingly.

We offer specialised pregnancy massage treatments that combine elements of relaxation and remedial massage. These sessions work in combination within our range of tailored services for pregnancy, including pregnancy physiotherapy, clinical exercises and antenatal classes. Chat to our experienced team to find out what treatments are best suited to your situation.

Remedial Massage at Graceville Physio

We have a dedicated massage room designed to let you enjoy peace and privacy during your massage treatments. Choose from a number of different types of remedial massage targeting athletes, people with sports injuries and pregnant women.

If you know exactly what you need, you can request this when you make a booking. Otherwise, our team can devise a treatment plan after your initial consultation. Treatment types we offer include:

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To make a booking with an experienced remedial massage therapist in our Brisbane clinic, contact us on (07) 3278 1186 or make a booking online. We are located in Graceville, near Oxley, Corinda, Sherwood and Chelmer.

Discounts and Offers Available for Massage Treatments

To make a booking with an experienced remedial massage therapist in our Brisbane clinic, contact us on (07) 3278 1186 or make a booking online. We are located in Graceville, near Oxley, Corinda, Sherwood and Chelmer.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of remedial massage?

Remedial massage has a variety of benefits, including stimulating blood supply and helping to mobilise joints. For the specific benefits of remedial massage for you, make sure you talk to one of our physiotherapists.

What can remedial massage treat?

Remedial massage can treat a range of injuries, including strained muscles, tendons and ligaments. It has a variety of benefits in reducing pain and managing injuries.