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Massage Therapies

Sports massage is a deep form of soft tissue mobilisation. A sports massage can be applied in a sporting and non-sporting context. Sports massage involves a wide range of techniques that include effleurage, kneading, wringing, hacking and trigger pointing. A sports massage is used for general relaxation of the muscular skeletal system as well as being directed towards any problem areas. Sports massage helps relieve muscular tension, break down adhesion's, mobilise soft tissues and reduce pain.

Deep tissue massages help treat pain, muscle tension, tightness and reduced range of movement. A deep tissue massage is applied to deeper layers of muscles and fascia tissue (connective tissue surrounding muscles). A deep tissue massage can be used to treat adhesions in muscles, breaking down hard fibrous tissue and realigning them back into normal form. A deep tissue massage will be beneficial to decrease tension increase flexibility, reduce pain and improve recovery.

Remedial Massage is commonly use remedial massage to manipulate and treat soft tissues alongside providing a therapeutic effect. Throughout a remedial massage a wide range of massage techniques are used to treat muscular problems. A remedial massage can be used to decrease muscular tension, reduce pain and mentally relax the body. Many benefits come from receiving a remedial massage such as relaxation, deceased tension and increased tissue elasticity.

Swedish massage is a type of therapeutic massage that can be performed both gentle and vigorous. Swedish massage uses a wide range of massage techniques and strokes to promote a relaxation effect. Gentle massage techniques are performed during a Swedish massage to help warm up muscles, increase the blood circulation and release tension. More vigorous types of techniques are used to break down adhesions within soft tissues. Receiving a Swedish massage is also used to promote other health benefits. The health benefits of a Swedish massage are improved blood circulation, stimulation of the lymphatic system, prevention of muscle injury and decreased pain.  

A therapeutic massage aims to promote relaxation and promote wellbeing. Therapeutic massage is an effective massage type that stimulates the skin and nervous system reducing emotional and physical stress. Therapeutic massages can have many benefits. Therapeutic massages helps promote general health, promote relaxation and reduce tension related to emotional stress. A therapeutic massage can stimulate a sense of calmness and well-being by increasing feel good hormones. Therapeutic massage can be used on regular basis to maintain relaxation and healthy muscle condition. 


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