Holistic body massage is one of the oldest healing arts, treating the mind, body and spirit, originating from China, and  is used by many people for a variety of reasons. While some use it simply to relax and unwind others have regular massage to cope with specific physical, mental and emotional problems.  The massage movements used in holistic massage are designed to relieve deep muscle tension.

There are tremendous benefits to be achieved through regular massage therapy treatments from a Registered Massage Therapist. Whether your need is to have a moment of relaxation, reduce muscle tension or attain relief from chronic pain, a therapeutic massage can enhance your overall sense of emotional and physical well-being as well as your quality of life.  Massage therapy benefits people of all ages. While it benefits the injured, the ill and the stressed, it is also believed that massage therapy can play a part in preventing illness and conditions before they develop.

Massage Therapy - The Benefits

The following is a list of conditions for which massage therapy can prove beneficial:

      • Anxiety and depression

      • Asthma and Emphysema

      • Back, leg, and neck pain

      • Cancer

      • Carpal tunnel syndrome (repetitive strain)

      • Chronic Fatigue syndrome

      • Dislocations

      • Fibromyalgia

      • Fractures and oedema

      • Headaches

      • Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis

      • Insomnia

      • Kyphosis and Scoliosis

      • Multiple sclerosis

      • Parkinson’s disease

      • Muscle tension and spasm

      • Palliative care

      • Post-surgical rehabilitation 

      • Pregnancy

      • Sports injuries

      • Strains and sprains

      • Stress and stress related conditions

      • Stroke

      • Tendonitis

      • Whiplash

Therapeutic massage can also be incorporated into your health maintenance programme, as part of a preventative plan, and can prove beneficial by:

      • Reducing or eliminating pain
      • Improving joint mobility
      • Improving circulation
      • Improving immune system functioning
      • Increasing lymphatic drainage
      • Reducing depression and anxiety
      • Reducing tension within muscles
      • Increasing body awareness