The overall aim of a remedial massage is to enhance mental and physical relaxation, improve circulation, improve muscular tone, stop any soft tissue injuries, assist the functioning of the digestive system and encourage the elimination of toxins from the body. Massage basically involves the manipulating the muscles, skin and joints.
Geriatric massage therapy utilises light and gentle massage methods and can include passive stretching and a light oil to allow your muscles to be worked on without causing any unnecessary friction to the skin. These techniques can help to fight depression, improve blood circulation, reduce the pain of arthritis, improve flexibility and balance, improve your posture, increase joint mobility and enhance overall wellbeing.
Sports massage works the muscular system in preparation for sports training, as well as an excellent pre-event and post-event session. By warming the muscles, it serves to enhance sports performance, and following this it will help the muscles to remove any built up or excess lactic acid. Sports massage is useful for any individual who is participating in regular physical activity. Sports massage reduces fatigue, promotes flexibility, helps to prevent injuries and gets the mind and body ready for optimal performance.
Lymphatic Drainage Massage
Lymphatic Drainage Massage helps the lymphatic fluids through the body, helping to remove toxins and built up fluids. It is also a highly relaxing form of massage. This improves your overall health and can reduce swelling, breaking down old scar tissue and providing pain free post-operative massage. The positive benefits of this type of massage centre around it being very relaxing and at the same time highly energising.
This is one of the most commonly recognised forms of massage therapy. One of the main aims of this massage is to relax the whole body by utilising long gliding stokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. Swedish massage is highly effective in increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, improving circulation and improving flexibility.
Share your time with each other and enjoy a relaxing massage utilising aromatherapy oils. Double the benefits! Double the relaxation! Sharing the massage space is an amazing way to introduce another to the benefits of massage or to simply share the experience with a loved one or a best friend.
Pregnancy massage provides mothers-to-be an opportunity to relax and to rest the mind and the body. The benefits of which include improvement in energy, mood, sleep and digestion, improve the elasticity of the skin and help with muscle flexibility whilst stimulating the release of endorphin’s which act as the body’s natural pain relief.
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Luke Whelan - Adv. Dip. Myotherapist Remedial Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, Trigger Point Manipulation, Dry Needling, Cupping, Stretching Exercises, Strengthening Exercises and Mobile Massage
Myotherapists are trained manual therapy professionals in the field of myofascial pain and dysfunction.