If you suffer from headaches, neck pain, (either at night or through the day), painful shoulders or arms, lower back pain, stiff or painful legs, cellulite or poor circulation, massage may well be able to help bring you relief.
A course of massage can also help relieve stress and aid relaxation, helping you feel more relaxed and improve your sleep pattern. A common source of muscular pain is poor posture; posture is the way we carry our body. If your body is out of line you may have developed rounded shoulders, a forwardly protruding head or an extended stomach. As a result you may experience headaches, backache, muscle fatigue and painful joints. Following a detailed consultation, posture correction advice plus exercises, and a course of massage treatments, you can look forward to pain relief, a wider range of motion and a fuller sense of well being, helping you to look and feel better.
Full Body Massage
A gently relaxing massage for a top to toe treatment which helps remove toxins, improve circulation and promote a pleasant sense of well being. Ideal for those on holiday who need a little help to relax and unwind.
Deep Tissue Massage – Therapeutic Massage
A deep massage designed for those with chronic muscular pain or painful muscles as a result of exercise. Specific areas of the body are targeted, often with immediate relief. This type of massage is ideal for athletes and those who exercise regularly. As a result of the massage you will benefit from increased circulation, greater flexibility and range of motion, a decrease in muscle spasms, cramping and muscular aches and pains.
Massage for the Relief of Headaches
There are a number of different types of headaches that can be treated with massage therapy:
- Tension headache; caused when muscles and blood vessels in the neck, uppers houlders and scalp spasm. Traumatic injury, overuse, poor posture, emotional stress or a combination of, are usually to blame.
- Migraine and cluster headaches; both occur as a result of irregularities in the bloodflow to the brain. Sinus headaches are pain caused by congestion and irritation of the sinuses – usually to do with allergies or a cold but sometimes related to an infection.
- All of these types of headaches can be helped with massage, resulting in more pain free days. Massage Therapy increases the amount of beta-endorphins in the blood, which promote painr elief and an overall feeling of well-being.
Indian Head Massage
The head neck and shoulders are important energy centres within the body.If you are tired, stressed or agitated tension can build up in these areas. Indian head massage helps to relieve these blockages and release tension. The effects of Indian head massage are not just physical, the treatment also works on an emotional level, calming the spirit, promoting relaxation and relieving stress.
Hot Stone Massage
Hot Stone Massage is a truly relaxing treatment using hot stones of varying sizes on parts of the body – from the forehead to between the toes – giving a deep massage and creating a sensation of warmth and comfort. The heat from the stones feels great and is also wholly therapeutic – helping detoxify the body and relax the nervous system. The stones used are smooth, volcanic basalt that retain their heat on the body for long periods of time.
Cellulite is often found around the buttocks, thighs and upper arms. This course of massage treatments smooths away unsightly the orange peel skin which is associated with cellulite. This massage is vigorous and deep; several problem areas can be targeted during one session. Circulation to the affected area is improved, connective tissue adhesions (which cause the ‘dimpling’ of the skin), are softened, and excess fluid and toxins are drained from the problem area. The skin feels and looks visibly smoother and softer. A course of 10 treatments, in conjunction with a detoxification diet and exercise regime, are recommended for maximum effect.