Massage therapy consists primarily of hands-on manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, specifically, the muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints for the purpose of optimizing health.
Medical research has shown that receiving regular therapeutic massages is an important part of people's health care regime. Based on that clinical evidence, an increasing number of Doctors recommend massage therapy for a wide variety of medical conditions and ailments.
Massage Therapy benefits your physical and emotional well-being by helping you fight stress, muscle tension and pain, therapeutic massage has become an important part of many peoples healthcare regime. Benefits such as:
Reduction or elimination of pain
Improvement of muscle function
Improvement of joint mobility
Improvement of circulation
Increase in lymphatic drainage
Reduction of stress, depression and anxiety
Using Swedish massage techniques to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by addressing the muscles with long gliding strokes increasing circulation through out the body.
Prenatal and Postnatal Massage
Massage is a wonderful way to take care of yourself during and after pregnancy, when all your energy is dedicated to your baby.
Postnatal clients: You are more than welcome to bring your baby with you. Whilst at your appointment I can also show you some infant massage before you leave!
Hot Stone Massage
Hot Stone Massage is a very relaxing massage therapy treatment using smooth hot basalt stones.
Child and Infant Massage
Infant massage can help babies relax and sleep better and promotes good circulation and digestion, it also helps to relieve gas and colic.
Studies have also shown that children’s massage can reduce anxiety, depression, and chronic pain.
An alternative to table massage when you don't have enough time for a complete body massage. Working over clothing; no creams or lotions are necessary.