Do you know that massage can have different effects on the body? It’s all about our nervous system. Various health benefits are reported from different types of massage therapy in Berwick. Better mood, improved circulation, tension relief, and better sleep are considered the most important benefits of massage therapy.
Its approach is centred on you and your needs. At your first visit, our therapist will discuss your current health status and any concerns you have. Some brief tests will be performed (for example, posture and range of motion), followed by a massage tailored to your needs.
Our sports massage can be strong, light, and gentle, depending on your wishes. Various massage techniques are incorporated, such as remedial, sports, relaxation approaches, focused stretches, and trigger points techniques.
At Elia Chiropractic, our sports massage practitioner can work on your whole body, including your head, neck, shoulders, mid back, lower back, hips, arms and legs.
Massage techniques used in Elia Chiropractic in Berwick
1. Remedial Massage
Remedial massage offers relief for damaged muscles, tendons, and bones. It aims to repair damaged areas of the body and speed up natural healing. The pressure used can vary from gentle to intense.
2. Soft Tissue Massage
Soft tissue massage is a therapeutic technique that manipulates the body’s soft tissues to promote relaxation, alleviate pain, and improve overall well-being.
We use soft-tissue massage techniques to reduce tension, promote healing, and restore normal function to the body.
3. Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage targets deep muscle layers using firm pressure and slow, deliberate strokes. It benefits those with chronic pain, muscle injuries, and limited mobility.
Dr. Elia used many relaxation massage treatment plans to address your unique needs. Our other Massage therapy techniques include:
Ayurvedic massage, Chinese medicine, Reflexology, Shiatsu, Trigger point therapy, Sports massage, Relaxation massage and Myofascial release.
What actions should be avoided during a massage?
During a massage session, specific actions and behaviours should be avoided to ensure the treatment’s safety, comfort, and effectiveness. Here are some essential measures to prevent during a massage:
- Avoid eating a heavy meal right before your massage.
- Consuming alcohol or caffeine before a massage can interfere with your ability to relax.
- It’s typically only appropriate to bring children or pets to a massage session if arrangements have been made with the therapist in advance.
Frequently Asked Questions
What happens on my first visit?
Upon arrival at our practice for the first time, our front desk team will welcome you and make you comfortable while you fill out simple forms.
Our remedial massage practitioner will take you into the room and discuss your concerns, health status and goals.
A brief examination may follow with simple tests such as posture and range of motion. Depending on your wishes, the massage can be deep and strong or light and gentle. Elia can work on your whole body, including your head, neck, shoulders, mid back, lower back, hips, arms and legs.
What are the possible benefits of massage?
Massage may benefit you in several ways. These include
- Decrease In Muscular Aches And Pains
- Stress Relief
- Increased Feeling Of Relaxation And Wellbeing
- Better Sleep
- Improved Sports Performance
- Improved Posture
- Better Energy
- Improved Mood
What techniques do you use?
Our massage techniques include:
- Remedial massage
- Soft tissue massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Ayurvedic massage
- Chinese medicine
- Trigger point therapy
- Sports massage
- Relaxation massage
- Myofascial release