Massage is the manipulation of muscle and connective tissue to ease tension and stress and promote relaxation and wellbeing. Massage affects the whole body and has a particularly beneficial effect on the musculoskeletal, circulatory, digestive, lymphatic and nervous systems. It is firmly established as an effective therapy that is based on a natural approach, without the use of drugs and technology. The skin and deeper tissues contain millions of sensory receptors. They register what's happening on your body's surface and respond to anything from light touch to deep pressure by sending signals to the spinal cord and brain. Massage therapy is not only about physical healing but also about communication through touch.
I offer a range of massage treatments for general wellbeing or dealing with specific areas of tension - all with the aim of helping you feel more relaxed, balanced and at ease in your body.
Benefits of massage
Massage therapy has a very wide range of benefits. It can:
- relieve stress and stress-related conditions
- ease tension and pain (especially in the back)
- improve posture, mobility and flexibility
- alleviate headaches and migraines
- boost circulation and toxin elimination
- strengthen the immune system
- increase energy levels
- improve respiratory problems
- balance the digestive system
- improve sleep
- promote a feeling of relaxation and wellbeing
Massage treatments are designed to make the body function more efficiently and eliminate toxins. It is therefore recommended that you drink plenty of water after a treatment to speed up this process. You may experience some reactions as a result of this, including:
- frequent urination
Please contact me if you have any concerns.
Feel free to contact me if you have any questions about your suitability for massage therapy or to discuss which treatment would be best for you.