Massage Therapy involves kneading and manipulation muscles to improve circulation by bringing oxygen and other nutrients to body tissues. It helps by relieving muscle tension and pain, increases flexibility and helps clear toxins from the body which eases pain and reduces stress. It also helps to increase immune function.
Remedial Massage utilises several specialised methods of deep pressure and trigger point release to locate and repair damage to tendons, muscles, and joints through over use, bad posture or trauma.
Pregnancy massage can help with relief from headaches, fatigue, cramps, leg pain, indigestion, and nausea. It also helps to keep skin feeling supple to prevent stretch marks, strengthen muscles in preparation for layout and delivery, relieves pain related with pressure on the sciatic nerve in the buttocks and the back of the leg, improves self-image, and maintains body balance and posture. Furthermore, massage can bring about relief from stress, anxiety, and depression caused by pregnancy’s hormonal changes.
Hot Stone Massage
Hot Stone Massage is a variation of a classic massage that uses heated smooth and flat stones which are placed on key areas of the body. The heat warms and relaxes the muscles, which allows the therapist to apply firmer pressure if needed or desires. The warmth of the hot stones enhances circulation and calms the nervous system.
A massage to warm up muscles prior to and after sport to help prevent injury and relieve sore, tired, and stressed muscles.
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