Therapy massage is one of the oldest forms of tissue manipulation used to relieve a variety of symptoms such as tension, aches and pains, postural stress, know to help reducing pain post exercise. This form of manual therapy can be recommended for chronic conditions such as fibromyalgia, temporomandibular joint pain, premenstrual pain, growing pains in teenagers . In the elderly, massage together with medication is often sought to reduce pain of wear and tear in the joints.
Massage can benefit any age from infants, teenagers, adults and the elderly.
Choosing the best type of massage for your benefit.
Deep Tissue Massage
This specific type of massage targets chronic tension that is deep the surface, for example in the back there are five muscle layers, Swedish massage may help the upper two layers, leaving the deep knotted muscles untreated. Deep tissue massage involves slow deep strokes, pressure or friction movements across the muscle layers.
Uses some of the techniques from Swedish and deep massage, additionally sports massage can be adopted to meet the athlete's needs before a sporting event, massage warms up muscles, improve circulation, stretches fascias, and much more. Post competition,
can help to breakdown waste products to assist recovery.
Neuromauscular is a form of deep tissue applied to individual muscles for instance the rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder, recommended to improve blood flow, helping to reduce pain and release pressure on nerves caused by injury or degeneration.
NMT helps to correct myofascial trigger points along the muscle layers. These trigger points often can refer pain to other parts of the body, for example trigger points from trapezius can give referred pain in the head.
Recent wounds or surgery
Undiagnosed lumps and bumps
Blood thinners medication
This type of massage is a hands on therapy working around the abdominal area to find areas of tension, often the person describes feeling a pull like sensation around a surgical scar long after surgery, for example following appendix removal, Caesarian section, or a tummy tuck.
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Cost per session
The most sought after, neck back and shoulders thirty minutes £ 29.00
Whole body one hour £58.00
Head and neck including the face thirty minutes £30.00
Abdominal massage one hour £50.00