Sports massage has its base in recovery and healing of an injury, in the rehabilitation of the injury and in preventing injury at the outset of physical work through adopting good stratagies and variety – both from sporting or life style activity. With all massage treatments, the approach will be adapt to suit the person, pressure and techniques matched to the individual needs and preferences.
Before treatment, a full consultation, asking you a variety of questions about your health and lifestyle, to establish if treatment is right for you.
Treatments usually take place on a massage table. The techniques involved, will include performance enhancement, injury prevention education, event preparation, including tissue damage prevention and trauma strategies. Restorative, event related and rehabilitative techniques to improve condition of the structures, along with early identification and treatment of minor soft tissue overuse conditions.
Duration: 90 mins – for initial consultation and treatment
Duration: 75 minutes
Duration: 60 minutes
Duration: 45 minutes
Hot and cold stone massage
Heat has long been used to ease muscle tension and pain. This massage helps increase blood flow to the affected area. It may also reduce muscle spasms and increase flexibility and range of motion. Cold therapy helps relieve inflammation. Depending on your symptoms, alternating hot and cold stones during your massage may be helpful. Massage acts as a natural bio-feedback mechanism. With regular massage, the body can learn how to return to the rest and digest state with more ease.
Duration: 1 hour
Thai Yoga Massage
Unlike many traditional western style massages, Thai massage involves using gentle rocking, rhythmic compressions, thumb pressing and palming, in addition to deep, gentle yoga stretching – to ease you into a deep relaxed state with Acupressure used to stimulate energy flow in the body – promoting balance.
Thai Yoga Massage can be used for relaxation purposes and has countless benefits. It is an holistic treatment which has a therapeutic effect in improving suppleness and flexibility – and relieving mental and emotional stress and tension.
A typical session lasts between 60 mins to 90 minutes but can be longer or shorter depending on your needs.
The massage is undertaken on a mat on the floor. You are fully clothed but it is recommended that you wear loose fitting clothing to allow for maximum stretching and movement.
Duration: 60 minutes
Duration: 90 minutes
Duration: 30 minutes
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Knowing, firsthand, the benefits of acupuncture, has led my inquiry and interest into the use of this treatment for the promotion of health, wellbeing and quality of life for people. Motivated by helping people in general, I have developed an interest in physiological pain and psychological stress, such as anxiety and more recently PTSD, fertility and women’s health, in addition to the increasingly popular complimenting effects on positive ageing, known as facial cosmetic acupuncture. My personal interests are simply a handful of just what acupuncture can be used for.
My treatment session may include a combination of acupuncture techniques including auricular, electro acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, tuina/ acupressure massage, and guasha, In addition to offering exercise and lifestyle advice.
Initial Consultation (up to 90 minutes): £60
The initial consultation including your first acupuncture treatment to begin a course. During the initial consultation a full medical history will be taken, to determine a Chinese medicine diagnosis for individualised treatment.
Acupuncture (between 45-60 minutes): £38-40
Book a follow on treatment between 10am and 4pm £38
Book a follow on treatment between 5pm and 7pm or Saturdays £40