Treatments

A number of massage treatments and Sports therapy are available as well as a relaxation treatments.

For more details click on the treatment below. 

  • Sports massage

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    Sports massage is the term applied to the discipline of using massage for the specific benefit of all sports and exercise participants. It covers the manipulation and rehabilitation of the soft tissues of the body e.g. muscles, ligaments and tendons.

    Benefits of sports massage

    • Improve circulation & lymphatic flow
    • Assist in the removal of metabolic waste
    • Sedate or stimulate nerve endings
    • Increase or decrease muscle tone
    • Increase or decrease muscle length
    • Removal of scar tissue when required
    • Assist in mental preparation for sporting participation

    Sports massage can be beneficial at various stages of participation.

    • Training phase
    • Pre Competition
    • Inter competition
    • Post competition
    • Injury prevention
    • Injury recovery

    Regardless of whether you exercise or play sport to keep fit, or compete from club to international level, then sports massage may have something to offer you.

  • Body massage

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    Body massage is the manual manipulation of the body’s soft tissue to prevent or reduce pain and stress. Massage is a great way to loosen up muscles, release stored toxins, increase circulation and bring oxygen and nutrients back to the area. It may also release stored toxins.

    • Reduces lower back pain and other bodily aches
    • Helps sooth infants and promotes digestion
    • Increase range of motion in joints
    • Decrease illness-related fatigue
    • Decrease depression and helps to promote a healthy mind
    • Helps your immunity by increasing white blood cell counts
    • Improves recovery after post operative surgery
    • Alleviates age-related disorders, sleep disorders, and many more emotional and physical problems.
  • Reflexology

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    Reflexology is the physical act of applying pressure to the feet and hand with specific thumb, finger and hand techniques without the use of oil or lotion. It is based on a system of zones and reflex areas that reflect an image of the body on the feet and hands with a premise that such work effects a physical change to the body.

    Reflexology has been shown to be effective for:

    • Back pain
    • Migraine
    • Fertility
    • Arthritis
    • Sleep disorders
    • Sports injuries
    • Hormonal imbalances
    • Digestive disorders
    • Stress-related condition
  • Aromatherapy massage

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    Aromatherapy is the practice of using volatile plant oils, including essential oils for psychological and physical well-being.

    Essential oils, the pure essence of a plant, have been found to provide both psychological and physical benefits when used correctly and safely. The Essential Oil Profiles area details over 90 essential oils. Absolutes, CO2s and Hydrosols are also commonly utilized in aromatherapy. Although essential oils, CO2 extracts and absolutes are distilled in different manners, the term essential oil is sometimes used in writing as a blanket term to include CO2s and absolutes.

    In addition to essential oils, aromatherapy encourages the use of other complementary natural ingredients including cold pressed vegetable oils, jojoba (a liquid wax), hydrosols, herbs, milk powders, sea salts, sugars (an exfoliant), clays and muds.

  • Shiatsu Massage

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    Shiatsu is a physical therapy that supports and strengthens the body’s natural ability to heal and balance itself. It works on the whole person - not just with the physical body, but also with the psychological, emotional and spiritual aspects of being.

    Shiatsu originated in Japan from traditional Chinese medicine, with influences from more recent Western therapies. Although shiatsu means ‘finger pressure’ in Japanese, in practice a practitioner uses touch, comfortable pressure and manipulative techniques to adjust the body’s physical structure and balance its energy flow. It is a deeply relaxing experience and regular treatments can alleviate stress and illness and maintain health and well-being.

    Whilst receiving treatment you can just wear loose clothing, keeping yourself comfortable.

    Benefits of Shiatsu:

    • Relaxes mind and body
    • Restores and balances energy
    • Eases tension and stiffness
    • Improves breathing, posture and circulation
    • Enhances well being