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.
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:
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.
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.
Aromatherapy massage is deeply relaxing and soothing to body and especially to mind and spirit. Different aromatherapy oils can give different benefits.
It will help a weakened immune system by boosting it with oils.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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:
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:
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:
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: