** Remedial massage is designed to assist in repairing, regenerating and relieving pain in the soft tissues of the body
** Remedial massage is designed to assist in repairing, regenerating and relieving pain in the soft tissues of the body through manual manipulation. When muscles have become tense, damaged or “knotted”, remedial massage can restore healthy function. The firmer pressure and targeted techniques of remedial massage can provide you with relief from pain, improved movement and improved healing for muscular injuries. A pre and post assessment is undertaken and treatment plan discussed to assist in the recovery time.
** Deep Tissue massage focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissue. It is designed to reach the deep sections of thick muscles, specifically the individual muscle fibres. The purpose of deep tissue massage is to unstick the fibres of the muscles and release both toxins and deeply held tension points. It helps to loosen muscle tissues, release toxins from muscles and get blood and oxygen circulating properly. Deep tissue massage usually focuses on specific areas and may cause some soreness during or after the session. If the massage is done correctly however, you should feel better within a day or two. Water helps to eliminate toxins from the body so it is recommended that water consumption is increased after a deep tissue massage.
** Sports massage uses massage to prepare the body before exercise or to help the body recover after exercise. It focuses on the use of massage to assist training, prevent injury, and treat sports injuries. Sports massage offers benefits for all kinds of athletes. Sports massage is generally a firmer massage that works specifically with sporting injuries and ailments.
** Relaxation massage aids to sooth and calm nerve fibres and lower blood pressure using long, smooth and gliding strokes with gentle yet firm kneading techniques. As with any kind of massage, the benefits of a relaxation massage can last for several days after your treatment. Relaxation massage – like other forms of massage - can offer benefits such as lowering blood pressure, improvement to circulation, reduction in muscle tension including the relief of muscle tension headaches, increased joint mobility and flexibility and removal of toxins accumulated in the muscle fibres. Regular treatments with also increase the immune system.
** Pregnancy massage assists in the relief of headaches, relaxes muscle tension, reduces fatigue, alleviates backaches, relieves leg cramps, reduces swelling/odema, and enhances sleep. Pregnancy massage is undertaken with gentle and smooth gliding strokes to increase blood circulation and sooth muscle fibres and offers benefits similar to a relaxation massage.