Please do seek
medical assistance if you feel it is right for you.
Terms and Conditions of Use.
Massage is rolling, stroking, kneading and pressing of
skin and muscles. It's aim is to soothe muscle aches and pains, to
increase energy levels, to aid relaxation and to assist in improving some
Massage has a positive impact on your bones, muscles,
heart, skin, digestion, breathing and your well-being. massage is
particularly good at relieving stress related complaints, such as anxiety
and high blood pressure.
* Massage encourages your body to produce endorphins.
* Massage relaxes and refreshes tired or knotted muscles
* Massage increases blood circulation, stimulates circulation of blood and
Massage is recommended for the following:-
- Back pain
- Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and tendinitis
- Stress relief and stress-related conditions
- Headaches and migraines
- Muscle conditions such as spasms, strains and sprains
- Repetitive strain injury (RSI)
- Circulatory problems
- Respiratory problems
- Post surgical rehabilitation
Consulting a professional
Professional masseurs operate in many different ways. A
session will usually last between 30 minutes to 1 hour, although some
masseurs offer longer sessions depending on your needs.
Massage therapy doesn't generally hurt, some people
experience a light aching over the following day. Occasionally there is
mild aching over 'knotted' regions. If the pressure applied is too hard
for you, DO let your masseur know.
Massage is NOT recommended if -
- You have an infectious skin disease, rash, or open wounds
- You have recently had surgery
- If you have recently been treated with chemotherapy or
radiation, without your doctors recommendation.
- You are prone to blood clots. There is a risk of blood clots
- If you have heart disease (Check with your doctor before
having a massage)
- You are pregnant. (Unless treated by a certified masseur)