Reflexology uses specific pressures and massage techniques on your feet which help to balance the body and stimulate its own natural healing abilities. Through working on the reflex points on the feet it is possible to detect imbalances, release blockages and restore the flow of energy to the body. Reflexology has shown to be effective for -
Pain - Migraine - Sleep disorders - Digestive disorders - Stress related conditions...and more.
Indian Head Massage is a variety of massage movements involving work on the upper back, shoulders, scalp and face. Massage is used to relieve accumulated tension, stimulate circulation and restore joint movement. Indian Head Massage is also used to aid the condition and health of the hair, particularly when combined with the use of natural oils (optional). Indian Head Massage induces a sense of calmness and tranquility and releases anxieties. Benefits include -
Improves circulation to head, scalp and neck and nourishment to hair follicles.
Can relieve -
Headache and eye strain - Mental fatigue - Stress - Muscular pain and tension.
Relaxation therapy is a number of techniques designed to teach a person to be able to relax the body and mind. Techniques include special breathing and muscle relaxation exercises designed to reduce physical and mental tension. Muscle tension can be associated with stress and anxiety, which are strongly associated with depression. Relaxation therapy is a non-intrusive and gentle therapy which can help -
High blood pressure - Insomnia - Physical pain caused by stress.
Massage involves different types of touch, pressure and flowing movements applied to the skin and underlying tissues using a firm but gentle pressure to release muscular tension, relieve pain, facilitate healing from injury, alleviate stress, relax the body and enhance wellbeing. Massage is carried out on a massage table and you will be covered appropriately with towels for your dignity, uncovering only the area that is being worked on. Massage oil or cream will be used to enable smooth, flowing massage movements. Swedish Massage has been found to have many benefits, such as :-
Reduction in muscle pain and tension - Releases endorphines (The body's own natural painkiller) - Induces relaxation and therefore reduces tension - Improves lymphatic drainage, blood circulation and mobility - Induces a feeling of wellbeing.
In some instances it may be necessary to gain GP approval before treatment can commence.