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OUR Pakenham TEAM

At Wellbeing Massage Pakenham, our qualified and professional therapists are here to help you. Our new and modern venue has multiple therapists available Saturdays and late week nights.

We offer a range of massage therapies including remedial, Swedish, sports, soft tissue and deep tissue massage. Our facilities at Pakenham have a HICAPS machine where you can claim your rebate instantly on the service you received. Our team keeps up to date on the latest information and emerging trends to tend to your well-being and health needs.

Wellbeing Remedial Massage Pakenham

Our Services:
  • Available 6 days a week
  • Professional, experienced therapists
  • Secure online appointments
  • Latest techniques
  • Access to a range of other allied health professionals
  • Onsite HICAPS
  • HICAPS insurance rebates
  • Experienced insurance rebates

About Wellbeing Massage Pakenham

  • Experienced team of remedial massage therapist and Myotherapists working alongside Chiropractors
  • All therapists are trained, registered and insured
  • Our practice facilities in Pakenham are professional, new and hygenic
  • We see patients for a range of musculo-skeletal conditions
  • We work with many local allied health professionals including General Practitioners, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths and other remedial massage therapists

Private Health Insurance and Remedial Massage

If you have private health insurance which covers remedial massage you can use that here. Bring your card in for instant claiming on our HICAPS machines, just pay the gap.

Our clinic is open 6 days a week, including Saturdays. We have multiple massage therapists to suit all needs, each of them is caring and considerate.

Using new equipment and the latest massage techniques you can rest assured knowing your massage therapist are up-to-date with their knowledge and skills. Our team regularly services the areas of Beaconsfield, Officer, Narre Warren, Pakenham and surrounding areas.

Our Massage Techniques

  • Soft Tissue Release (STR)
  • Sports Massage Therapy (SMT)
  • Active Release Technique (ART)
  • Kinesiotape (Kin Tape)
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Swedish Massage – A form of massage utilising longer strokes to give relaxation
  • Deep Massage. By using slow and high pressured techniques to get deep into tissues that require some extra effort.
  • Cupping
  • Needling
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Reflexology
  • Prenatal Massage and Pregnancy Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Trigger Point Massage – Many call this knots, these can be massaged with a form of therapy focuses on these tension spots in the muscles
  • Reiki
  • Lymphatic Drainage

About Pakenham Massage Therapy

  • Massage Therapists can provide techniques that help release soft tissue structures

  • Sports Massage Therapy can be provided by a qualified healthcare therapist

  • Craniosacral therapy involves light touches to the skull and sacrum located in the lower back

  • Massage therapists are trained to use a technique called myofascial release which is ued to help relax muscles

  • Some patients may choose massage during pregnancy for pregnancy related pain relief

  • ‘Deep Massage’ is a technique that involves deep and long strokes

  • Borona massage therapists may help with lymphatic drainage techniques

  • Cupping and dry needling may be used by our massage therapists

  • Active Release Therapy can be provided by a qualified healthcare therapist

  • Kinesio Tape may be used by a massage therapist

  • Massage therapists may use a technique called Deep Tissue Massage

  • Trigger point therapy may be utilised by a massage therapist

  • Reflexology may be utilised by our Boronia massage therapists which may help

  • ‘Swedish massage’ is a type of massage that utilises strokes that are circular, deep long and in some cases use vibration and tapping to help muscle fibres relax

  • Sports massage is a technique which is similar to a Swedish Massage and may be beneficial to sports people

Massage Frequently Asked Questions For Our Pakenham Remedial Massage Therapists (FAQs)

FAQs

What does a remedial massage Pakenham include?

  • Remedial massage is a full body massage used to stimulate blood flow and supply around the body
  • The massage therapist will go through your health history and then they will place towels over your body for protection and massage the areas that need repairing

What should you not do after a massage?

  • After a massage you should try not to do any physical activity like exercise immediately
  • You should try not to have a large meal after your massage as it may cause stomach upsets and be uncomfortable

What are the do’s and do not’s before a massage?

  • Before a massage it is a great idea to drink plenty of water and be hydrated, but make sure you use the bathroom straight before your appointment
  • If you eat a large meal before your appointment you may experience some discomfort
  • A light snack is best a few hours before your massage appointment

What should you not do before a massage?

  • Eat a big meal, massage moves blood around which may stimulate your digestive system
  • Stress! This will tighten your muscles and make it hard to relax

Does full body massage include private parts?

  • No, a full body massage does not include your private areas
  • A full body massage can cover all muscles over your body but will not include areas covered by a bikini

Is it bad to shower before a massage?

  • No, showering before a massage can be a great way to release toxins
  • Showering before a massage can help your muscles and nervous system relax

Should I shave before a massage?

  • You do not have to shave before a massage
  • If you do shave, be sure to do so at least the day before as you may experience some discomfort with products used by the masseuse

What’s a good tip for a massage?

  • You are not expected to tip for massages in Australia
  • If you would like to tip the amount is at your discretion

How do you massage your own Scalene’s?

  • You can do a self massage using your hands, or by stretching the neck
  • The best tip is to get a qualified therapist to massage your neck for you as they can release trigger points which make your neck sore

10 Facts about Pakenham:

  • Pakenham is located 53 kilometres south east of Melbourne Central Business District
  • It is located between Nar Nar Goon and Officer
  • Pakenham has a population of over 46,000 people
  • Pakenham has many great trial walks including the Cardinia aqueduct trail
  • Pakenham is part of the Cardinia Shire
  • Pakenham is home to the Cardinia Cultural centre which shows many plays
  • Pakenham is 15 kilometres ms from Gumbuya family fun park
  • Pakenham is at the end of the Pakenham train line
  • Pakenham is 30 kilometres away from the Dandenong Ranges zip line adventure park
  • Pakenham is rapidly growing community with many housing estates up and coming

Facts about Remedial Massage Pakenham:

  • Remedial massage focuses on the musculo-skeletal system (Muscles, ligaments and joints)
  • Many athletes attend remedial massage therapy for management of their injuries
  • Allied health professional work alongside many massage therapists
  • Remedial massage therapists undergo theoretical and practical training before becoming registered
  • Remedial Massage therapists need to be registered and insured before performing massage on clients
  • Remedial Massage is a therapeutic technique aimed at treating muscles which are injured, tense or immobile 
  • Remedial massage therapists locate and treat muscles which may be the source of referred or local pain 
  • These techniques may help to improve blood flow and lymphatic drainage in the body 
  • Remedial massage therapists utilise a number of different techniques to influence and treat muscle tissues.
  • Remedial massage may help to improve mobility by reducing muscle tension
  • Tight and tender musculature may contribute to or cause problems such as headaches, lower back pain and sciatic pain
  • Therapists treat muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissue to assist the body with rehabilitation
  • Remedial massage therapists have knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology in order to correctly assess and treat issues. 
  • Remedial massage therapists take a thorough health history to determine a patient’s current health status before treatment begins.
  • Remedial massage is covered by private health cover if provided by a therapist that is recognised by your health insurer.
  • Remedial massage appointments range from 30 minutes to 90 minutes, 30 minutes is good for one area whereas longer appointments such as 90 minutes will give your therapist enough time to work on multiple areas.
  • is a technique involved with allowing body to heal soft tissue structures
  • remedial massage therapists may use cream or oils to help with their massaging techniques
  • remedial massage may help with musculoskeletal conditions such as tension headaches, muscular tightness or joint stiffness in many different areas of the body
  • remedial massage therapists primarily use their hands for therapy
  • Remedial massage therapists need to continue their professional development training each year as part of their qualification
  • Remedial massage can be claimed through private health insurance
  • Remedial massage may help with circulating blood flow around the body
  • Remedial massage therapists can treat people of all ages and body types
  • Remedial massage therapists may work alongside other health professionals such as physiotherapists, chiropractors, doctors and other healthcare professionals.

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