Oncology Massage is a mindful, safe, most relaxing massage. Remedial massage is also all of these things but is primarily focused on the musculoskeletal system.
For symptom assistance and management, it has been proven that Oncology Massage improves the quality of life for individuals with a diagnosis or a history of cancer.
It is able to bring down the side effects that are experienced from the conventional treatments used in cancer cases and the symptoms of the disease process itself (Cassileth and Vickers, 2004).
What is Remedial Massage?
Remedial massage is a deep style of massage that is performed by practitioners to treat specific areas of built up stress and tension in the musculoskeletal system. Key benefits of Remedial Massage are; stimulation to the blood supply allowing toxins in the muscles to be alleviated, the calming of the peripheral nervous system to ease discomfort and pain, and the toning and the relaxing of muscles to improve joint mobility.
What conditions do we treat?
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