All treatments will entail an initial consultation which will include taking your medical history, medication and general information e.g. work circumstances.
If there are any conditions needing to be addressed.
Your treatment will take place in a warm, comfortable, quiet treatment room.
Relaxing music will be played to help you unwind.
What is Clinical Massage?
Clinical Massage is a method of massage therapy that combines and applies a range of techniques to achieve a specific outcome, whether that be a reduction in pain, increased range of movement, improved posture or relaxation. This type of massage is tailored to you.
How does clinical massage differ from sports massage?
Many of the techniques used in clinical massage are the same as those used in sports massage but they are applied to a less active patient. Massage does not need to be painful to be effective; the concept of a ‘good hurt’ applies to clinical massage where the source of pain is addressed slowly and sensitively, working with the patient who is always in control.Clinical massage also emphasises self-care. The therapist will discuss lifestyle issues if appropriate or teach the patient to do exercises or relaxation techniques at home to ensure that they are fully involved and in control of their recovery.
What techniques could I expect in a session?
A range of massage techniques are combined to provide the most effective treatment for the individual. These may include: