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Massage (Relaxing or Remedial)
Treatment Prices
Prices vary
See below for details
Health Centre Therapist
Becky Thurgood ITEC SNSH (Dip)
Cat Baker ITEC Level 3

Massage can be enjoyed by many people, all shapes and sizes, old and young alike! You do not have to have the "perfect body" or be an active sports person to reap the benefits of a good massage. Massage helps with active sports and fitness routines, tight and painful muscles or can be used to aid relaxation and stimulation of inactive muscles. Be you a Sunday golfer/footballer or elite athlete, massage can help. However, it should be noted that Massage can also help with muscle tension and injuries caused by general day to day activities, stress and the working environment.

Massage can have many benefits for everybody, they include:

  • helping to maintain muscle tone
  • removing waste products from muscles after exercise
  • removing waste toxins from tissues through lymphatic drainage
  • improving blood circulation
  • helping to deal with muscle spasm, strains and sprains
  • helping to relieve tension and stress
  • soothing the nervous system to aid relaxation
Massage Massage
Massage
Time|
(approx)
Price

Back, Neck and Shoulders

30 mins

Relaxing
£26

Deep
£26

Full Body Massage

60 mins
Relaxing
£30
Deep
£40

Aromatherapy Massage

90 mins
£40
Deep Massage
90 mins
£55

Indian Head Massage

30 mins
£26
Hot Stones Massage
90 mins
£40

What a Treatment Aims to Accomplish:

Massage is a systematic manual application of pressure and movement to the soft tissue of the body. It encourages healing by promoting the flow of blood and lymph, relieving tension, stimulating nerves, and stretching and loosening muscles and connective tissue to keep them elastic. Before physical exercise, massage helps get blood moving and assists in stretching the muscle fibres to aid in the warm-up. Massage after a workout has been shown to reduce the waste products that build up in muscles after exercise that can cause muscle discomfort. There is also scientific evidence to support claims that massage enhances the immune system and aids recovery from soft tissue injuries by increasing blood circulation to injured areas, removes scar tissue and releases tension/protective spasm within the muscle fibres.

The healing powers of massage have been recognised for many thousands of years. In 2700 BC the earliest written mention of massage was made within the Chinese book "Ancient writings of Kong Fu". In around 230 BC the Greek physician Hippocrates wrote that his colleagues should be experienced "in rubbing ... for rubbing can bind a joint that is too loose, and loosen a joint that is too rigid". The ancient Chinese, Egyptians, Greeks and Romans have used various forms of massage throughout the ages.

Rolls Mill Health Centre, 111 Rolls Mill, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 2HP Tel: 01258 473109