What is massage therapy?
Massage therapy is the manipulation of soft tissues of the body including, muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments and joints. Massage therapy helps alleviate the discomfort associated with everyday and occupational stresses, muscular over-use and many chronic pain conditions. There are numerous types of massage, a few of which are, Swedish, Aromatherapy, Shiatsu, Thai, Reflexology, Indian Head, Hot Stone, Sports, Lomi Lomi etc.
What type of massage is offered at moments for me massage?
I offer Swedish massage with some Lomi Lomi techniques incoroporated both of which are geared towards healing and relaxing. I also offer On-site chair acupressure which is geared towards relaxing and thereby energising - ideal for anywhere - especially suitable for workspaces.
Can anyone have a massage?
Massage is suitable for most people but does have some contra-indications (cautions). Before your first massage I will take a short medical history which rules out certain medical conditions that require the permission of your GP.
Do I have to remove my clothing?
Not for On-site Chair Massage - this is fully clothed. However, if you are having a Swedish Massage then you will need to undress. If you choose to just have a partial body massage, eg just the upper body, you will only need to undress above the waistline.
What are the benefits of massage?
The benefits of massage are numerous. It detoxes the body, increases flexibillity, reduces stress, relieves low back pain, helps alleviate headaches, reduces muscle tension, increases blood and lymph circulation and overall helps the body to relax, rejuvenate and heal. For a more in depth explanation please click on the links in the bullet points on the Home page.
What do you advise me to do after the massage?
Drink extra water after your massage.
If you are having a Swedish Massage do not jump up quickly off the table. You will have some time to lie there and let the body integrate and absorb the benefits of the massage.
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