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Massage Therapy

We provide a comprehensive Massage Therapy service that is tailored to each patient’s specific needs. Massage Therapy can often be needed due to a sports injury or as part of a rehabilitation programme but it’s benefits are far reaching in terms of physical and psychological treatment and recovery. Massage Therapy helps the body heal itself by stimulating circulation, blood flow and reducing stress by allowing the body to relax free of strain. Our experience has shown us that it is very successful as part of an overall recovery and treatment programme and is extremely effective in the relief of muscle and strain related pain.

Our Massage Services:

  • Swedish massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Hot stone massage
  • Aromatic full body massage
  • Lomi Lomi massage
  • Pregnancy massage
  • Reflexology
  • Traditional Thai foot massage
  • Sport massage

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Swedish massage

Swedish massage works the soft tissues and muscles to help restore health - It creates a calming and balancing effect on the nervous system. There are 5 massage techniques in a Swedish massage: stroking and gliding; kneading; rubbing; tapping or pounding and vibration

What are the benefits?

The various Swedish massage techniques are designed to improve your circulation, soothe your muscles and give the feeling of relaxation. Swedish massage therapy uses softe strokes which is ideal massage for relaxation.

Other benefits include:

  • Easing muscular strain by flushing out toxins
  • Improving blood circulation and blow flow throughout the body
  • Helping to keep ligaments and tendons supple and improving range of motion
  • Reducing emotional and physical stress
  • Easing back pain and chronic pain

Deep tissue massage

Deep tissue massage is a massage technique that’s involves applying sustained pressure using slow, deep strokes to target the inner layers of your muscles and connective tissues. This helps to break up scar tissue that forms following an injury and reduce tension in muscle and tissue.

What are the benefits of deep tissue massage?

Deep tissue massage helps to treat muscle pain and improve stiffness.

Hot stone massage

The basalt stones used are volcanic stones, collected from a river bed where the water has smoothed down their surface. They are warmed in hot water and able to retain their heat throughout the session.

The heat from the stones along with the massage is relaxing to the muscles and tissues.

Aromatic full body massage

Aromatherapy massage is deeply relaxing and soothing to body and especially to mind and spirit. Different aromatherapy oils can give different benefits.

Benefits of aroma massage

Immune boosting

It will help a weakened immune system by boosting it with oils.

Hormonal Balancing

Our oils can regulate energy levels, stress response, temperature control, digestive function, reproductive health, growth, immune function.
They can also help to balance and normalise hormone production and function, thus impacting all aspects of health. Your aromatherapist will choose essential oils for you that target hormones in specific ways.

Help Circulation

Our treatments will boost circulation throughout your body and specifically to the muscles, relaxing the tense muscles and easing your fatigue leaving you will revitalized afterwards.

Essential oils are used in aromatherapy massage to reduce spasms, increase circulation and reduce pain.this will help if you haver fatigue, poor posture working at a desk, after illness and unusual physical activity.

Nerve Pain

Occasionally nerves can be firing incorrectly, sending false signals. Aromatherapy and relaxation treatments will look at a sensitized central nervous system and interrupt your pain cycle enabling your nervous system to function normally, thus reducing pain.

Relaxation

Aromatherapy can boost our whole body and mind boosting us to be overall more effective. Massage brings us a deep state of relaxation physically and mentally. The addition of essential oils will further enhance your ability to relax and unwind.

De-stress

Finding a way to relax helps you to reduce these symptoms. The addition of essential oils will further enhance your ability to relax and unwind.

Anxiety

Anxiety can affect all aspects of your life. Relaxation treatments help by interrupting the negative cycle and
promoting a reduction in stress as well as giving time to repair, re-energise and re-focus. With this new state of calm and clarity, new solutions are often found, allowing you to move forward. The addition of essential oils will further enhance your ability to relax and unwind.

Lomi Lomi massage

Lomi lomi is a traditional Hawaiian massage that uses a combination of massage techniques. The massage works gently yet deeply into the muscles with continuous, flowing strokes.

The long, continuous strokes of the massage are designed to help the body let go of its old patterns and behaviours, which can cause as many stresses and strains as muscle tension.

Pregnancy massage

Pregnancy massage can be tailored for the expectant mother’s confort. This type of massage can reduce stress, ease back pain, decrease swelling in the arms and legs, improve circulation and relieve aches and pains in muscles and joints.

Pregnancy massage helps with:

  • Muscle tension
  • Muscle spasm & cramping
  • Sciatic Pain
  • Swelling/ Oedema Back
  • Neck and shoulder discomfort caused by hormonal and postural changes
  • Pregnancy massage can also help improve:
  • Quality of Sleep

Reflexology

Reflexology is the practice of applying precise hand and finger pressure to specific points on the feet to stimulate the body’s own healing system. These points are believed to correspond to specific organs and structures in the body.

Reflexology benefits including:

  • Improves the circulation.
  • Balances the body’s system and organs.
  • Induces deep relaxation.
  • Provides a more efficient removal of toxins and impurities.

Traditional Thai foot massage

Thai Foot Massage is a massage of the feet and lower legs. It is deeply relaxing and involves hands on massage, stretching and acupressure to stimulate reflex points.

The benefits of Thai foot massage are:

  • It improves circulation in the legs and feet
  • It moves stagnant Qi and balances the energy body
  • t restores balances to all systems of the body

Sport massage

Sports Massage Therapy is effective in muscle pain reduction, enhancing performance and in rehabilitation. Sports Massage involves the manipulation of soft tissue for the treatment and prevention of sports injuries.

The benefits of sports massage are:

  • Aids recovery and prevents injury
  • Benefits of Sports Injury Massage
  • Prevents injury and loss of mobility.
  • Restores mobility to injured or sore muscles.
  • Increases performance levels.
  • Extends the life of a sporting career.
  • Pre-event and post-event massage for athletes.
  • Reduction in muscular tension that can lead to posture problems and chronic pain.
  • Pre-event massage – Up to an hour before the sporting event, using brisk, invigorating techniques to stimulate the body and focus the mind.
  • Post-event massage – Up to an hour after the sports event, using slow rhythmic strokes to disperse lactic acid from overworked muscles and to assist in the healing process preventing microtrauma.
  • Improves recovery times by preventing stagnation of blood and prevents fluid from accumulating in the tissues.

 

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