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What is Massage Therapy?
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What is Massage Therapy?

Massage therapy is one of the oldest forms of treatment stemming back thousands of years and originating from all over the world.

 

Massage therapy can be applied on its own or in a complementary manner alongside other forms of therapy. At its core it aims to support you in balancing mental, emotional, and physical needs. The type of massage therapy will depend on presentation of the patient, their condition and specific needs.

Our massage therapist comes with 13 years of experience and a vast background of knowledge ranging from physiotherapy to visceral manipulation. 

What can massage therapy help with?

The following is a list of conditions for which Massage Therapy can prove beneficial in alleviation of symptoms but also, in some cases, resolution of the condition. Please contact us if you would like further information regarding a specific ailment. 

Hand Drums

Muscular-Skeletal Conditions

Headaches & migraines

Jaw pains

Neck, thoracic & low back pain

Fibromialgia

Fascitis & tendinitis

Scars & post-surgical adhesions

Joint pains

Postural problems

Acute & chronic sports industries

Upset Stomach

Visceral Conditions

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Constipation

Bloating

Childbirth & Pregnancy

Back and neck pain

Hip pain

Fluid retention

4th trimester posture and tensions

Taking a Break

Mental Health

Stress

Anxiety

Sleeping Difficulties

Cardiovascular Conditions

Improve circulation in the arms, legs, chest and abdomen

Neurological Conditions

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Sciatica

Post-operative pain

Nerve impingment

What can massage help with?

MASSAGE THERAPIES WE OFFER

Sports / Deep Tissue Massage
Remedial / Therapeautic Massage
Neck Massage

Remedial / Therapeutic Massage

The goal of remedial massage is to identify and address underlying cause of pain or dysfunction and tailor treatment to your specific needs. This form of treatment is especially for people who have suffered from the same problems for weeks, months or even years. 

Remedial massage could be the option for you if you suffer from:

  • Chronic pain

  • Muscle tension

  • Sports injuries

  • Postural imbalances

  • Improve flexibility and range of motion

Techniques include mobilisations, visceral manipulation, craniosacral therapy, trigger point therapy, stretching, postural analysis and realignment. The health benefits you may include improved blood circulation, reduced inflammation and faster healing from pain and injuries. 

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Restorative / Relaxation Massage

Restorative relaxation massage consists of smooth, gentle and flowing techniques. This treatment will stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system, which modulates your body’s response to stress. It can promote a state of deep rest and relaxation, improve the quality of your sleep and relieve muscular tension caused by stress.  

 

Restorative massage can be beneficial for

  • Individuals with chronic pain 

  • Muscle tension

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Post-injury rehabilitation

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Sports / Deep Tissue Massage

Sports massage therapy is designed for athletes and active individuals. The main goal of sports massage is

  • treat and prevent injuries

  • enhance performance in sports

  • improve flexibility and range of motion

  • muscle strength

  • reduce pain and inflammation

  • relaxation, stress reduction 

  • recovery after physical activity

 

During a sports massage, various techniques are used including deep tissue massage, stretching, and manipulation, to target specific muscles and areas of the body that are used during exercise and sports. Sports massage can be beneficial for athletes at all levels, from professional athletes to weekend warriors.

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Pregnancy Massage

Pregnancy massage both prenatal and antenatal aims to promote overall wellness and support body and mind during all the stages of your pregnancy including the 4th trimester.

 

It works to reduce tension, discomfort and pain throughout the whole body whilst being respectful of your stage of pregnancy and any other underlying conditions. 

 

Pregnancy massage aims to:

  • Provide relaxation

  • Reduces aches and pains

  • Improve blood and lymph flow 

  • Reduce muscular tensions 

  • Lower back, thoracic and neck pain

  • Hip pain and sciatica 

  • Carpal tunnel 

  • Headaches and migraines

  • Fluid retention

Restoative / Relaxation Massage
Pregnancy Massage
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