Warm paraffin wax treatments are a type of thermotherapy or heat therapy that can be used as a stand alone cosmetic or therapeutic treatment for the relief of many joint and muscular conditions. It's particularly effective for those living with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia. No longer are these treatments reserved for use with manicures and pedicures and can be used almost anywhere on the body, preferably prior to massage therapy.
Swedish massage is one of the most traditional massage therapies; used for the therapeutic treatment of many long term conditions, general aches and pains as well as being a natural way to help ease anxiety and depression. Swedish massage has many health benefits such as increasing circulation, improved muscle tone, aiding the immune system and can help in the relief of pain.
Remedial Massage involves an in depth consultation and postural assessment in order to identify what the issue may be. A range of advanced massage techniques such as myofascial release, neuromuscular techniques, trigger point therapy as well as joint mobilisations are used to improve circulation and tone to improve the elasticity of the muscles leading to a greater range of movement and a reduction in pain.
All appointments for remedial massage last at least an hour, this allows for a full consultation and postural assessment prior to any treatment.
There are many scientifically proven benefits of pregnancy massage such as the reduction of stress and the promotion of relaxation, reduces oedema and blood pressure, increases blood and lymph circulation, relaxes musculoskeletal strain and pain. It's also a natural time to promote those nurturing maternal touches.
Gentle, therapeutic side-lying massage delivered following full consultation
To further enhance a pregnancy massage further time can be given to allow for therapeutic work on more specific areas of the body and also includes gentle joint mobilisations
Only with a full consultation and with consideration to the individual circumstances of a women's health prior to and during pregnancy and childbirth can massage be delivered in a safe and effective manner. Treatments in the postnatal period can offer the new mum some time specifically for herself as well as allowing her an opportunity to address any musculoskeletal issues which may have arisen.
Specifically tailored to meet your individual needs in the postnatal period. Can include deep tissue, myofascial release, trigger point therapy and gentle mobilisations. Can target issues such as slight separation of abdominal muscles and pelvic issues.
The same individual approach only longer - ideal for true relaxation
Sports Event Massage Preparation is everything! From planning your training schedule through to the event itself -sports event massage helps get you prepared by boosting circulation, invigorating muscles and soft tissues. Either before, after or both sports event massage can help you prepare and recover faster and more effectively.