Remedial Massage

Change the way you feel

ABN 95 223 290 467

FIRST VISIT                          70MINS $98
FOLLOW ON                     60MINS $95
Effective 1st,Janurary,2021






11:15 - 7 PM
11:15 - 7 PM
11:15 - 7 PM
9:45 - 2:30 PM




Sol Bodyworks

At Sol Bodyworks North Lakes our massage and overall sessions are more “active” than just your general Swedish or deep tissue massage. This therapy offers the best massage in North Lakes when combined with specific techniques, exercises and stretches. Sports and remedial massage in North Lakes is a key element of what we do. As part of therapy, you may also be offered lifestyle advice and exercises that you can do at home in between sessions.

Many of the services that are offered are still misunderstood by members of the public. Remedial massage in North Lakes  is just one case in mind where many people still believe that it is merely a deep rub. In reality, remedial massage is a very broad term used for a range of treatment styles that are used with the goal of reducing or eliminating pain, restoring function and the return to normal joint, capsular, bone position and increase the lymph and blood supply. Only a specially trained therapist will be able to offer this service.

At Sol Bodyworks, I am extremely proud of the skills that I have obtained over the years. I think that I am uniquely placed to be able to offer the best massage in North Lakes, located in Keymax Serviced Offices, Sibley St. Services that I offer include sports massage, pain relief massage, deep tissue massage and pregnancy massage, all of which are offered in North Lakes.  Prices are perhaps less than you would imagine considering the skills used and outcomes achieved.

On the website, you will be able to find details and an explanation of the skill kit that is utilised at no additional cost using some or any treatment modes listed during treatment. At Sol Bodyworks, remedial massage is practised in an organised series of sessions or individual sessions within a framework that are designed to lengthen, stretch, soften tissue restoring postural balance, ease of movement, and a feeling of being more at home in your own body. This is designed to give your overall sense of wellbeing to once again do things that perhaps previously weren’t possible.

When you browse through the website you will find information about all the services  on offer and what to expect during your massage in North Lakes. There is information regarding your session as well information about your therapist which can help to put some clients more at ease as I appreciate that some people will naturally be nervous or apprehensive.

Interested in Remedial Massage or perhaps pregnancy massage in North Lakes  I would invite you to come along for the best massage in the area. You can

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Time to Change the Way you Feel

Remedial Massage


Connective tissue fascia can be transformed from a gel (thickened) state to a sol (liquid) state by application of energy.

-Ida Rolf

Neuro Muscular Therapy NMT

NMT is highly effective for clients who present with chronic pain and is often successful in reducing or eliminating even longstanding painful conditions. Some of the techniques can also be applied to acute injuries and for post-surgical care; many help to improve performance in sport or dance and to prevent injuries due to these activities.

NMT assessments and examinations primarily address

  • ischemia (tight tissue with reduced blood flow)

  • myofascial trigger points (hypersensitive points within muscles that give rise to referred phenomena, including pain)

  • neural entrapment (pressure on nerves by muscles and other soft tissues), and nerve compression (pressure on nerves by osseous and other bonelike tissues, such as cartilage or discs).

  • postural assessment (assessment of the position of the body)

  • and dysfunctional gait patterns (manner of movement when walking)

  • with constant consideration for many other perpetuating factors, such as hydration, nutrition, breathing patterns, and psychologic stress.


Addressing and managing pain is an important goal at sol bodyworks. Many clients ask will it be painful and are surprised at the number of painful spots laying dormant once in massage.   These experiences do vary, most factors that cause pain and dysfunction can be easily grouped under three general headings of biomechanical, biochemical, and psychosocial factors and are closely interrelated.  

Good communication and use of a pain scale assists when working through discomfort and may require a multidisciplinary approach. You may be asked to breath deeply as the massage therapist works on tense areas, breathe work is an important aspect of treatment both to elevate the parasympathetic nervous system and return to effective breathing patterns.

 Myofascial Release Therapy MFR

This type of bodywork focuses on the connective tissue, or fascia of the body. Fascia surrounds muscles, groups of muscles, blood vessels, organs, and nerves, binding some structures together while permitting others to slide smoothly over each other.

Connective tissue is designed to be elastic and move freely with muscles and bones.  Injury, stress, work-related repetitive movements and the effects of aging can cause fascia to lose its elasticity and become shorter, tighter, and more dense. Tightened fascia pulls our muscles and skeleton out of proper alignment and posture, which can cause pain, discomfort, and fatigue.

 Fascia is released by a gentle blend of stretching and massage, MFR therapy uses hands-on manipulation of the entire body to promote release, healing and pain relief. The therapy is based on the idea that poor posture, physical injury, illness and emotional stress can throw the body out of alignment and cause its intricate web of fascia to become tight and constricted. 

 The skillful use of the hands in MFR is said to release disruptions in this fascial network that links every organ and tissue in the body with every other part. Pressure on the bones, muscles, joints and nerves is relieved in the process, and balance is restored. The release of tension once the body has responded to the therapy allows more functional flexibility and mobility of the muscles, fascia and associated structures. Release may also facilitate the emergence of negative or repetitive emotional patterns, which have interfered with the healing process.

MFR treatments usually take 60-90 minutes and will include a physical evaluation before the treatment itself, for which the patient will be unclothed. A series of treatments may be necessary, although relief may be obtained in one session  it is generally suitable for people of all ages. For chronic aches and pain and contracted areas such as an upper back, low back pain, leg muscle tightness, hips and shoulders. 

Introducing Emmett Therapy

The technique uses a combination of direct finger pressure and gentle switches to release muscle memory. Whether the muscle is overactive or underactive  the correction will address issues of pain and dysfunction via the parasympathetic nervous system.  

The technique can stand alone in a 30min session dressed in light clothes standing, sitting, or on the table, excellent in improving gait in pregnancy, range of movement restrictions in pelvis, back, neck and shoulders. This is a great addition to the combination of therapies at SOL.

Myofascial Cupping

Cupping techniques used in remedial massage have been developed from cupping used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. Two primary techniques can be applied – gliding cupping or parked (static point) cupping. Cupping works by using suction and negative pressure drawing blood and extra cellular material into tight spaces.  The suction releases rigid tissue, can assist your body to remove excess fluids and toxins, loosens adhesions and lifts connective tissue improving circulation to the skin, connective tissue and muscles.

Muscle Energy Technique MET

MET is a technique where the therapist will stretch a specific muscle and ask the client to contract against this stretch but at a very low effort.   Your therapist will most likely use this technique once they have used other massage techniques to reduce tension in the body first.  The most important part of the technique for the client is not to contract the muscle with too much force.  Ideally, approximately 20% effort is all that is needed, and this is then held for anywhere between 5-20 seconds. The goal of this technique is to relax the tight muscle, increase range of motion in a joint that may be restricted due to this tension, and sometimes to reduce the fibrosis within tissues that may have been caused by injury.

Pregnancy Massage

Pregnancy is a state of wellness, whether your first or third, each pregnancy will at times challenge your body from either a pre-existing condition or from the changes occurring in  each trimester. All stages of pregnancy including pre and post are especially important times to be proactive in maintaining optimal wellbeing. It is important to inform your primary health care provider before seeking treatment as massage is not appropriate for some conditions.  In treatment, a pregnancy overlay is placed on the table to allow you to easily lay face down often a welcomed change and a relief. Self-care tips on posture and support to manage sleep, feeding and carrying your newborn are offered to assist with managing at home.


Below is a list of possible benefits:

  • Reduce levels of stress associated with managing everyday life;

  • Increase mobility to allow the carrying of extra weight;

  • Prevent and relieve spasms, cramps and nerve pain;

  • Alleviate stresses on weight bearing joints and surrounding muscles resulting in decreased myofascial pain;

  • Improve lymphatic/ blood circulation reducing retention of fluid in the hands, legs and feet;

  • Relieve tension, fatigue and headaches;

  • Help regulate hormones;

  • Decrease labour time, pain and need for medication.

Trigger point therapy TrP

A trigger point is the term used for a tight area or node within muscle tissue that causes pain in other parts of the body.  The pain experienced can be sharp and intense or dull and aching.  Trigger point therapy is designed to reduce the pain through cycles of isolated pressure and release on the point of tension. Clients actively participate in this form of treatment by deep breathing as well as identifying the location and the referral pattern of the discomfort. 

Dry Needling Therapy DNT

DNT is a skilled intervention that uses a thin filiform needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points, muscular, and connective tissues for the management of neuro musculoskeletal pain and movement impairments. This technique is used to treat dysfunctions in skeletal muscle, fascia, connective tissue and diminish persistent peripheral nociceptive input, reduce or restore impairments of body structure and function leading to improved activity and participation. Benefits of dry needling include pain relief, reduced muscle tightness, and improved muscle activation.



Suite 2

6 Sibley St

North Lakes


     0423 265 994

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General stiffness

Neck & shoulder pain

Chronic cervical pain

TMJ dysfunction

Postural rehab



Carpal tunnel 

Plantar fasciitis

General tightness

Strained muscle rehab

Chronic pain

Thoracic pain

Pregnancy discomfort


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