When to have deep tissue massage
For when you have:
- a stiff neck
- strained shoulders
- lower back stiffness and pain
- reduced movement
- overused muscles from training and exercise
- aches and pains from repetitive movement or poor posture
- waking up in pain
- a struggling immune system
- hours working at a desk
- physically demanding work
- the need for injury prevention
- a build up of physical or emotional tension
The aims and benefits
Deep Tissue Massage
To loosen and relax tight muscle and fascia that occur from posture problems, repetitive movements, or injury. Using a firm deep pressure, movement is restored and pain is alleviate. massage also helps with muscle spasm and creaky joints. The result is an overall improvement in movement and efficiency of the body.
A lighter more relaxing pressure is used to create deep relaxation and soothes the body physically and emotionally.
Massage helps to improve blood and lymph circulation. By affecting the lymphatic system fluid and toxins are removed more efficiently which allows healing and recover to occur.
Regular massage can prevent injuries from occurring and train the tissues to relax
What should I expect during a treatment?
With deep massage the therapist may use hands, thumbs, fingers, elbows and knuckles to release muscle and facia tension. Other techniques used where beneficial are passive joint movements, muscle stretching and deep breathing. Relaxation massage is similar in technique but at a slower pace and sometimes lighter which is soothing, reducing stress hormones and increasing happy hormones. all massage treatments are tailored to you the individual .
A New Client session includes a full consultation and a treatment £70 (90 mins)
£50 (60 mins) for follow up sessions and monthly treatments
£70 (90 mins) for deep relaxation treatments, full body massage and fusion sessions
What combines well with this as a treatment or aftercare?
Reflexology to look at the body as a whole (treatment and homecare)
Aromatherapy essential oils can be blended and used (treatment and homecare)
Nutritional testing and education (treatment and homecare)
Kinesiology for reoccurring problems that will not fix (treatment with homecare)
Face Yoga to alleviate the tension in the jaw and work the muscles of the face. (Treatment and homecare)
Yoga stretches to release soft tissue tension Yoga to identify the causes and diminish the reoccurrence of the problem by improving health (aftercare advice)