This treatment applies concentrated thumb or finger pressure to painful parts of the body known as trigger points. These sore irritated areas in the muscle are congested spots of tissue and areas of restricted blood flow that pressurise nerves and radiate discomfort throughout the head and body. An excellent treatment that helps to normalise and eliminate common complaints such as whiplash injuries, tennis elbow, migraines, jaw ache, Achilles problems and other ligament or tendon damage.
Oncology massage is a client-specific, customized massage sesssion designed to meet the unique and changing needs of someone in treatment for cancer or with a history of cancer treatment.
A safe massage plan generally revolves around the side effects (both short- and long-term) of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. Massage for people with cancer is promoted as a natural way to help clients relax and cope with:
Generally, massage therapy can help lift our clients mood, improve their sleep and enhance their well being. There is some evidence to help support these benefits.