What to expect during treatment?
The first treatment includes a case history, postural assessments and a harmonic assessment/treatment, then the treatment of problem area. One single treatment is sometimes all that is needed to ease pain and dis-ease and dis-comfort, but if a longer changing effect is desired treatment should be on a regular basis to situation is resolved. Treatments are directed by you to ensure that the correct approach is given. The treatments offered below are a guideline to the types of treatment you can receive all are the same price.
Sports Injury Massage
Sports Massage is a deep tissue treatment and although it can be relaxing it isn’t a whale music and smelly candles experience. But a Sports Massage is super effective at relieving pain from injury, improving recovery from exercise and competition, relaxing knots in your back and tight, tired and stressed muscles and improving the condition of muscles, tendons and ligaments. So this is aimed at the sport person who uses the gym equipment's, machine or resistance training, sport specific training, running, so on whether competitive or recreational.
Deep Tissue Massage
You don’t have to be a sportsperson to feel the benefits! Muscular tension, stress and fatigue can affect all of us, whether we are competitive or recreational athletes, DIY fanatics, gardeners, busy housewives, or stressed executives. Active or sedentary – you should find massage relaxing and therapeutic. Many people appreciate the deep treatment offered by a sports massage therapist as they can really feel those knots being ‘ironed out’. You will become aware of how your body reacts and tenses up under stress and by taking early action to reduce their stress levels and relax.
This massage is designed to concentrate on tension built up in the muscles of the back, neck and shoulders, so the benefits can be achieved in a shorter period of time. These areas are prone to tension accumulation due to how a person walks, sits, and even sleeps. Using pressure points and stretches to target the source of the pain you will notice the difference fromt the first treatment. Pain in these areas can be anything from an occasional ache to a debilitating and constant discomfort that affects a person’s work and home life. . Tense shoulders, kinky neck, headaches, back pain. Using firm pressure, soothing strokes and stretches to the back, neck and shoulders area can help reduce tension get rid of aches and pains.
To bring balance to headaches, neck pain, eye ache and so on a relaxing head massage to stimulate healing is needed by using gentle hand pressure to manipulate the skeleton and connective tissues, especially the joints of the cranium or skull, known as sutures. This combined with musculoskeletal techniques along the neck will correct all those tension.
Foot massage can be a deeply relaxing and therapeutic modality for those suffering from plantar fasciitis, ankle injuries or even everyday work and play. Relieve of toe pain, ankle pain, plantar fasciitis and common forms of arthritis, can lead to a decrease in stress and anxiety in the entire body. In addition, a variety of stretches can be beneficial which are given at the end of treatment. With pain and sensitivity in the foot, heel and calf areas, be sure to communicate any discomfort during your massage treatment. It is also a good idea to rest after receiving these types of massage.
Harmonic massage has been developed from harmonic osteopathy in combination with standard techniques of Swedish, deep tissue massage. This offers you an overall way of achieving and maintaining relaxed and balanced muscles and smooth and symmetrical movement patterns. It is probably the most effective non pharmaceutical way of relieving muscular aches and tension patterns.It is ideal to be used after harmonic has reduced or removed your pain, or when there is no pain, to reduce muscular stiffness and ache. It taps into the nervous system to give a deeper sense of unclenching and relaxing of the muscles than standard massage. It teaches the neurological control of the muscle to relearn how to relax. This gives a more lasting result. The combination of rhythmic oscillations and physical massage techniques help to re balance the alignment of the body.
The holistic approach aims to restore balance within the body, taking into account the person's whole being not just their physical symptoms or ailments Holistic massage is a person centred treatment guided by principles of sensitivity, awareness and quality of touch. This enables the holistic massage therapist to work with clients, applying techniques and skills in an appropriate manner. Massage speeds up the natural healing processes of the body, calming the mind and settling emotions.
Massage is a very important for those involved in any physical activity such as Tai Chi or yoga training, as these practices are aimed at the continual unfolding of self getting to know your body and it limit when relaxed or tense.