Massage can alleviate pain for a patient suffering from a range of conditions, however, it also promotes general wellbeing. Massage has a range of benefits including but not limited to reducing muscle tension, improving motion, promoting steady breathing, relieving stress by promoting relaxation, improving blood circulation, enhancing health of skin, reducing pain and anxiety and increasing the mind- body connection.
The treatments used by massage therapy involve physical contact and manual techniques that include fixed or movable pressure to a localised area or the whole body.
Conditions commonly treated include:
- Sporting Injuries
- Stiffness / pain associated with poor posture
- Neck & Back pain
- Stress / tension
- Overuse injuries such as tendonitis / RSI