Massage is soft tissue therapy. Soft Tissue Therapy (STT) is the assessment, treatment and management of soft tissue injury, pain and dysfunction. Soft tissue represents the muscles, fascia, ligaments and tendons which give all kinds of aches and pains. Whether you’re suffering from a sport or work based injury STT can help reduce the pain.
Mick Betteridge is a qualified Remedial Massage Therapist who has successfully completed numerous post graduate courses.
Mick has worked in the public system mainly in chronic pain areas and in private practice for a numbers of years.
Mick has worked at numerous sporting events at all levels including AFL, Australian Cricket Team, Pro Cycling, the Australian Open and club level sporting teams.
You do not need a referral. However, it is recommended that you advise any other medical practitioner you may be working with that you are receiving treatment from Mick.
Referrals are required if your injury is covered under WorkSafe / Comcare. A referral will last for 10 sessions. Thereafter, you will need to be reviewed by your G.P or Specialist to obtain a further referral.
Depending on the pain or injury, a number of techniques or treatment modalities may be utilized. Most commonly the techniques will be of a hands-on nature such as:
Other treatment techniques which may be used include:
Contact Cranbourne Physiotherapy to make an appointment with the qualified Remedial Massage Therapist.
Private health rebates are offered for Remedial Massage with some private health insurance policies.
HICAPS is available to immediately redeem your rebate from many of the private health insurance companies.