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Remedial Massage Therapy East London

What Are The Benefits Of Massage Therapy?: Remedial Massage therapy uses touch to work with your body in a respectful way that takes into account your physical well-being, symptoms and lifestyle. There are many styles of massage therapy techniques that can help with a huge range of therapy issues we deal with, and massage can be used as a complementary therapy or for its own rewards.

Massage therapists usually train in a variety of techniques in order to work with the specifics of your body and your needs. They most commonly use their own body to apply pressure to your muscles and soft tissue, gently in some cases and much harder in others.

Most remedial massage styles are innately more ‘gentle’ or ‘firm’, but generally, massage therapists will ask you about the pressure that you prefer as well. Massage therapy is known to be one of the oldest healing arts, according to Chinese records, with evidence dating back over 3,000 years.

Massage can be beneficial for a wide range of issues, including

What Does Massage Therapy Help With?

What to expect from remedial massage therapy: During your massage, most therapists will use their hands and fingers to apply pressure, while some include their forearms, elbows or feet, and others use non-body implements (such as hot stones or bamboo sticks).

We want you to feel able to discuss any questions or worries with your well-being therapist. This is important in order for you to progress in your well-being therapy.

***If you feel you need some help with getting therapy contact us using the form at the bottom of this page and someone will guide you through the process.***

These are some of the additional therapy issues we deal with that are closely related to remedial massage therapy.

Well-being Massage Therapists Working At HQ Therapy

Remedial massage therapists usually ask new patients about their symptoms, medical history, and desired results. They may also perform an evaluation through touch, to locate painful or tense areas and determine how much pressure to apply.

You will usually undress to the point that you’re comfortable, but many massage therapists can also work with you while fully clothed, and there are types of massage that expect that you will remain clothed (such as chair massage).

Below is a selection of our current well-being therapists who are fully trained to work with clients seeking massage therapy using different types of therapy techniques and a wide range of styles.

Choosing the right therapist is an important decision for you and it is important that you work with the right practitioner and that both feel comfortable working together.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Should I Seek Remedial Massage Therapy?

Many people, new to this type of help, believe that they need to be suffering from “mental illness” or serious “psychological problems”, or be in crisis in order for therapy and counselling to be appropriate for them. This is a common misconception; anyone can benefit from therapy when it comes to helping you deal with your personal feelings and problems, make positive changes in your life, and understand yourself better.

So what is therapy and counselling? If you’re new to this world then the first steps can sometimes be the most difficult. Therapy can be a very effective treatment for a whole range of personal problems covering areas from physical and emotional problems, different types of behavioural disorders, through to human sexuality issues and a host of wellbeing and complementary therapy techniques.

Any problem you have that is causing you concern, anxiety or distress is a valid and appropriate reason to reach out and find a therapist and talk to them about it. Far from something to be ashamed of, acknowledging your vulnerability and asking for help is a sign of maturity and strength.

If you feel that you have a desire and are committed to making changes in your life in order to overcome your current problems and achieve more long-term satisfaction, psychological wellbeing and personal fulfilment, then you are ready to seek therapy. We are here to help you work through a wide range of therapy issues that might be troubling you.

Will Information About Me Be Safe & Secure?

It is quite normal to be hesitant when it comes to sharing private and intimate information about yourself with a stranger. You may fear that you will receive judgment from your therapist, or that your therapist will share your details with others.

HQ Therapy Rooms takes your privacy and confidentiality very seriously. Our therapists are required to keep everything said in therapy sessions between you, just like your doctor is required to keep your records private.

For therapy to be effective, there must be unconditional trust built between you and your therapist, and this relies on a shared understanding of confidentiality. It applies to the outside world as well: it is standard practice for therapists not to acknowledge their clients if they run into them outside of the therapy rooms in order to help protect their client’s confidentiality. Read our full privacy policy for more information.

Can I Contact You For Advice About Getting Therapy?

Talking about your thoughts and feelings with a supportive therapist can often make you feel better and help you face your problems. It feels good to be listened to and to know that someone cares about you and wants to help. It is important that you find a therapist with whom you feel comfortable and can build a trusting relationship to help you make positive changes in your life.

But how do you know what type of therapy is right for you? Taking the first steps in finding the right therapist can be the biggest hurdle for newcomers, so we have made it easy. Simply get in touch with us using the form below or give us a call at 0203 997 9229 and one of our fully qualified referral therapists can work with you to make sure you connect with the right practitioner and receive the correct therapy and counselling services you require.

However, if you feel you are ready to start therapy straight away then click HERE to book an initial therapy assessment with a fully qualified therapist, or if you are struggling financially click HERE to book an initial therapy assessment with one of our Low-Cost therapists.

Our practitioners deal with a wide range of therapy issues using different types of therapy modalities tailored to the types of clients we work with. We also cater for people who are beset with financial difficulties, offering them services ranging from low-cost therapy and reduced-rate therapy to working with seasoned, qualified and accredited talking therapists.