How can massage improve general health and wellbeing?

by (Remedial Massage Therapist & Pilates Instructor)

How can I benefit from a massage?

Immediately following massage, you can experience reduced tightness in the muscles, improved blood flow and breathing, plus reduced anxiety and stress.

Over the long-term, massage can increase a person’s range of motion, strengthen the immune system and provide an improved sense of well-being,

If you are participating in physical activity, regular massage can help with the recovery process and reducing the risks of injury. The aim of a massage pre and post events is to replace the muscles with fresh oxygenated blood faster, reducing lactic acid build up and promoting faster healing to the damaged muscle fibers.

Our therapists like to assess the whole body prior to your treatment to locate any muscle imbalances or dysfunction you may not be aware of.

Types of massage

Swedish Massage: A relaxation style of treatment which is great for stress relief and anxiety.

Deep Tissue Massage and Neuromuscular Trigger Point Therapy:  If you are experiencing any aches and pains.

Hot Rocks: Another style of treatment that is popular during the winter months. It is effective in muscle relaxation. The heat in the stones is used to enable the muscles to loosen and relax. It Relieves pain and improves quality of sleep. Manipulation of muscles can significantly reduce muscle spasm and give comfort to painful muscles so those who suffer from back pains or muscle aches often go for this therapy. The treatment improves blood circulation and flow of energy. The stones are placed on key points of your body known as energy centre’s which are sometimes clogged or blocked. Hot stone is a great treatment to simply take time away from the outside world and relax and rejuvenate you mind and body.

Why not book in for a massage today? Relax, rejuvenate and feel great!

by (Remedial Massage Therapist & Pilates Instructor) on 6th June 2013 |

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