Aromatherapy Massage

Aromatherapy Massage involves the application of an individually-prepared blend of therapeuticgrade essential oils during a full-body (neck, shoulders, back, arms, legs, stomach) massage that incorporates a sequence of Swedish Massage, Remedial Massage, Lymphatic Drainage and Acupressure techniques. The essential oils are specially chosen in consultation ¬†with each individualclient, based on their therapeutic properties. Aromatherapy Massage […]

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Pregnancy Massage

A woman s body undergoes a multitude of changes during pregnancy. Pregnancy Massage utilises a combination of Remedial and Swedish Massage, Myofascial Release and Lymphatic Drainage to relieve the various muscular tensions and pain often experienced by expectant mothers. Although special care must be taken during the first trimester, Pregnancy Massage may be applied throughout […]

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Sports Massage

Sports Massage utilises Remedial Massage, Myofascial Release and Lymphatic Drainage techniques in addition to active or passive stretching, vibration and percussion (brisk tapping and hacking) to reduce the tension in muscles and soft tissue that can accumulate during exercise or sporting activities. Additionally, Sports Massage may assist in the treatment and prevention of sports and […]

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Lymphatic Drainage

Lymphatic Drainage is a specialised form of massage that addresses the body Lymphatic System. A network of vessels and glands, the Lymphatic System is the body front line defense against infection and is also integral to the transportation of metabolic wastes, toxins, excess water and bacteria out of the body. The Lymphatic System can become […]

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Swedish (Relaxation) Massage

Swedish Massage promotes health and well-being by improving blood and oxygen flow to muscles; releasing toxins from muscles; gently stretching and mobilising muscle tissue, ligaments and tendons; stimulating the lymphatic system; and soothing the nervous system. Relaxing and invigorating, Swedish Massage employs effleurage (gentle gliding strokes), petrissage (kneading), friction, vibration, percussion (brisk tapping or hacking) […]

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Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release addresses dysfunction in the bodys Myofascia the web-like system of connective tissue that integrates the muscles, tendons and ligaments of the body. Poor posture, physical injury and emotional stress can cause this intricate fascial web to become constricted, giving rise to postural imbalances, reduced joint mobility and muscle aches, pains and dysfunction. Deep […]

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Remedial Massage / Deep Tissue Massage

Remedial Massage / Deep Tissue Massage loosens tight and contracted muscle tissue; improves muscle flexibility and joint mobility; and increases blood and oxygen flow to tight, injured or impaired muscles and soft tissue. This aids in injury recovery and reduces the aches and pains associated with chronic tension. Compression techniques and friction along or against […]

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Types of Massage

Remedial Massage / Deep Tissue Massage Myofascial Release Swedish (Relaxation) Massage Lymphatic Drainage Sports Massage Pregnancy Massage Aromatherapy Massage

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Massage Therapy

There are many benefits to having a regular massage. Massage is very effective at reducing muscular pain and tightness and also in promoting a sense of well-being. At City Physiotherapy, our massage therapist is experienced in a range of massage techniques to help you get the best from your massage. Check out this website for […]

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