Therapeutic Massage is ...
an holistic massage that treats the whole person and uses a combination of advanced massage techniques, such as deep tissue, myofascial tissue release or lymphatic drainage massage, according to your specific needs.
Therapeutic Massage is an excellent treatment for:
- Back pain
- Shoulder pain
- Neck pain
- Leg and hip pain
- Muscular aches and pains
- Stress and tension
- Accident or injury trauma
- General relaxation
Therapeutic massage treats the soft tissues and muscles of the body with various hands-on techniques, chosen to suit your individual needs. Some clients need a gentle relaxing massage and others require a deep tissue, therapeutic treatment to relieve specific muscle pain and tightness. Therapeutic Massages use a combination of advanced techniques such as deep tissue and deep friction massage techniques, acupressure points, trigger point and neuromuscular movements. It can also include Myofascial Tissue Release techniques which help to release the connective tissue that surrounds all the muscles and organs in the body. The methods chosen will depend on the specific problems that you have. Therapeutic massage can help painful areas to be released, but should not be painful. Close communication and feedback from the client about pressure and pain levels is essential during this type of massage.
What can massage do to help you?
Everyday stresses and emotional tensions can manifest in headaches caused by a stiff neck and tension in the shoulders as the body tightens in response to stressful situations. Whatever your lifestyle, your body has to go through a great deal of activity every day. Sometimes we need to give our body some attention and allow it space to relax and recover. Massage is very beneficial for relieving aches and pains, reducing the time needed to recover from injuries. Massage also improves the circulation and helps the body to heal itself, by the removal of toxins, which helps with fatigue and tension in the muscles.
Massage can also be helpful to people who are struggling with emotional problems such as depression and grief as it promotes a deep sense of well-being and relaxation, which allows emotions to be released. Click here to read about what you might experience After a Treatment.
Therapeutic massage benefits both mind and body in people of all ages as you start to relax. A regular massage helps to re-balance the whole body, helping it to stay healthy and can detect and treat minor aches before they become major pains!