We offer a number of additional therapies which help round out our holistic approach to your health. Our massage therapy assists with the elimination of toxins, improves blood supply and circulation, stimulates the lymphatic system and improves joint mobility. Used in conjunction with a good diet, specific exercise program and good posture, massage therapy promotes a healthy body and mind.
In conjunction with your treatment, we offer our patients an ergonomic assessment. Learn how to minimize the stress on your back and neck by improving your working environment.
Massage is an excellent way of reducing stress and the accumulation of tension in the body. We need to take time out for ourselves to feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Massage creates positive physical and emotional well being for everyone. Our massage therapy is deeply relaxing, improves circulation, lowers stress levels and leaves you totally refreshed
Remedial Massage: Remedial massage is an effective treatment option for a broad range of patients and conditions, from those who are recovering from serious sporting injuries or accidents to desk bound office workers with chronic shoulder and neck tension. It is the most direct approach to providing relief from muscular tension associated with lower back pain, shoulder & neck pain and tension headaches.
Sports Massage: If you are a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, sports massage will bring relief and vitality to your body. Sports massage therapy relieves the tension which builds up in the body during physical activity. Sports massage brings a dynamic focus to your body’s performance and enhances its ability to heal quickly. It increases flexibility, reduces pain, breaks down scar tissue and reduces anxiety. You’ll feel invigorated and you’ll be playing at your best.
Minor injuries occur during the intensity of your sport, massage can heal them quickly and effectively. Massage also improves your co-ordination which means you are less likely to injure yourself again.
Lymphatic Drainage: This very powerful, but gentle form of massage uses a series of slow, light rhythmical movements and long gentle strokes to assist the lymphatic system. It promotes deep relaxation, improves sleep, reduces swelling and is beneficial for the elimination of toxins from your body.
An individualised exercise programs is tailored to your specific needs and level of fitness. These exercises become an integral part not only of getting well, but staying well. Emphasis is on improving the strength and flexibility of your body, in particular your spine.
Recent research shows that a specialized exercise program is valuable for patients with persistent back and neck pain. In fact, studies show that the chance of reoccurrence can be reduced by as much as 80% by proper rehabilitation of the supporting muscles. This kind of training now forms an important part of the treatment offered by our practice.
Once the symptoms have been relieved, it is important to prevent similar problems arising in the future. We will talk to you to identify any strains that your body might be exposed to at work, at home or while playing sport.
Ergonomics is the process of designing and arranging workplaces, products and systems so they fit the individuals who use them. As a growing proportion of the workforce is spending longer periods of time in a seated position, using computers, it is essential to minimize the stress this may cause on our bodies by improving our individual working environments.