Types of Massage and Modalities used
Remedial Massage/Therapeutic Massage
Is goal oriented, focused, and specific to the soft tissues involved. In most cases attention to other areas of the body is necessary to deal with the cause of the problem, rather than just the symptoms experienced by the client.
Can enhance performance by preparing the client for an up and coming event and aid recovery after a vigorous workout or competition. Regular maintenance massage can help the athlete remain injury free.
Deep Tissue Massage
A specific approach to treat chronic and acute pain this may use any combination of massage techniques.
A gentle form of massage, it encourages the body and mind to release tension and stress, enhancing overall sense of wellbeing.
Corporate Chair Massage
Fully clothed onsite seated massage, targets back, shoulders, arms, hands, neck and scalp. These treatments are ideal as part of an employee incentive package.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Gentle pressure specific to promote the flow of lymph, has a relaxing effect on the autonomic nervous system commonly used to treat edema & Sprains, and improving a sluggish lymphatic system.
A relaxing type treatment which focusses on the acupressure points of the feet hands and head. These points correlate to different organs and body systems, and once 'cleared' via reflexology techniques allows the organs and body systems to function optimally. Reflexology can assist clients who suffer from stress, anxiety, poor digestion and Insomnia.
Helps alleviate the physiological and psychological changes due to pregnancy. The client is comfortably supported in a side lying position for the majority of the treatment. Please note we recommend pregnancy massage only for those in their second and third trimester.
Trigger point therapy
Deactivates hyperirritable spots in the muscle that may cause local pain or referred pain to other areas of the body.
Involves application of shear compression or tension in the fascia in various directions to release the bonds in the fascia. The goal of
myofascial release is to eliminate pain & increase range of motion.