Deep tissue therapy which combines swedish massage, zone therapy & principles of chinese medicine to treat stress, painful or damaged muscles & other soft tissue. It induces physical & emotional relaxation, stimulates circulation, encourages the release of toxins & improves health & well-being.
Aromatherapy massage combines pure essential oils with therapeutic massage to help restore the body's natural equilibrium. Essential oils are chosen for their unique properties & combined with nourishing base oils to create an individual blend for each treatment. Aromatherapy is highly beneficial for those with stress, tension, muscle aches, pains & many other ailments.
Swedish Massage aims to stimulate the nervous system, enhance muscle tone, increase circulation, stimulate skin & glandular activity & relax & rejuvenate tired muscles. It is an excellent treatment during marathon training or other long -term exercise. Swedish massage can also help loosen mucus in the thoracic cavity aiding recovery of any bronchial condition.
Lymphatic Drainage Massage
Lymphatic drainage massage is a gentle yet involved massage where soft pumping actions and very light pressure are applied to stimulate lymph flow throughout the body. This can help boost immunity, increase metabolism, remove toxins and fluids, help reduce cellulite and improve energy flow.
Remedial/Sports massage involves highly effective techniques to reduce the aches and pains caused by sport and other everyday activities, increase range of movement and help restore balance. Sports massage supports the body during training, helps enhance performance and reduces the risk of injury. It is equally effective for non-sports people.
Myofascial Release is a gentle approach that identifies and releases constricted areas in the connective tissue surrounding nerves, muscles and bones. The belief is that the connective tissue becomes constricted due to illness, stress or injury. Myofascial release is a form of soft tissue therapy that involves applying sustained pressure into the Myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion.
What to expect when you come for a massage
The first visit will take 1hr 30 mins for a full body massage and 60 mins for a half body treatment. You will be asked to give a general case history including your general health and lifestyle as well as details regarding your present complaint.
What to Expect during a Massage Treatment:
Massage is normally performed on a couch and the client will undress to their underwear.
Avoid large or heavy meals prior to treatment
To make the most of the massage rest or take it easy after the treatment
Healing reactions caused by the release of toxins or emotions may be experienced
Drink plenty of water to flush out any toxins released
Wherever possible, essential oils and base vegetable and herbal oils are from organically grown plants.
Treatment is tailored to suit the individual
What can Massage treat?
Stress & Tension
Muscle Tightness, Strain or Injury
PMS & Menopause
Circulatory & blood pressure problems
Tension Headaches, Migraines & Insomnia
Acne, Eczema & Dry Skin
Arthritic & Joint Pains
Asthma, Bronchitis, Catarrh/Sinusitis
Introducing your Therapists
El Buick, Anne Reilly and Helen Murray have over 25 years' experience of massage and complementary therapies.
El is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesdays. Anne is available Tuesday mornings and Fridays. Helen is available Saturdays and alternate Friday mornings
Please check with Reception the Therapies offered by each practitioner.
Evening appointments available.
Full Body Massage (1hr) £40
Half Body Massage (30 mins) £25
To make an appointment please call 0141 552 4420.