MASSAGE

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS & EFFECTS OF MASSAGE?

Remedial / Sports Massage  is a special form of therapy, and it has remained the principal method of treating musculoskeletal problems for years.

The purpose of Massage is the manipulation of soft tissues of the body to drain away fatigue, to reduce muscle tension, help alleviate stress, to promote flexibility and prevent injuries.

Massage has many benefits, in addition to feeling good, it reduces the heart rate and blood pressure, increases blood circulation and lymph flow, reduces muscle tension, increases range of motion and muscle flexibility, and relieves pain.

Everyone can benefit from the general health-promoting benefits of massage.

  • Relieves soreness, tension and stiffness

  • Increases flexibility and range of motion of joints

  • Improves the flow of nutrients to muscles and joints, accelerating recovery from fatigue and injury.

  • Reduces / Breakdown of scar tissue

  • Breaks down or prevents adhesions (knots)

  • Speeds recovery from exercise

  • Relieves cramps and muscle spasms 

  • Reduces pain and swelling

  • Removes toxins

  • Improves posture/body alignment

  • Relieves stiff joints

  • Decreases inflammation

  • Restores range of motion (increasing joint movement)

  • Releases joint strain (releasing tight muscles and tendons)

  • Increases red blood cells, especially in cases of anaemia

  • Lower blood pressure

  • Reduces heart rate (helps develop a stronger heart

Treatment starting from £40