Massage Therapy

At The Health Lodge, we offer sports and remedial deep tissue massages that are suitable for people of all ages and all activity levels. Anyone can experience pain, at any stage in their life – this is why our massage therapies are tailored to you. Our highly skilled massage therapists incorporate the latest scientific approaches, for the long-term relief of muscular tension. Our massage therapies can be used either by themselves, or in conjunction with other chiropractic and physiotherapy treatments to create a complimentary care package aimed at improving your health and wellbeing.

What Massage Therapies are Available?

Cross-Friction Massage

This is a deep pressure massage that involves small circular movements penetrating the body’s deep tissues. This acts as a way to break down adhesions and scar tissues, whilst maintaining mobility within the body’s soft-tissue structures of muscles, tendons and ligaments.

Myofascial Release

This is a specialised manual therapy massage that follows the body’s overall muscle movement patterns. It has proven to be effective in the treatment of soft tissue and fascial tensions.

Trigger Point Therapy

This massage aims to alleviate the pains that occur in tight areas of muscle tissue, otherwise known as a trigger point. Through cycles of pressure and release, we can emancipate previously restricted areas in the body’s muscles, as a way to relieve pain.

Pre and Post-Natal Massage Therapies

We also offer pre and post-natal massage therapies, and seated massage, if necessary.

What are the Benefits of Massage Therapy?

Massage therapy helps to work on a person’s individual muscle fibres. This relieves long-term muscular tension and can improve a person’s bodily structure and overall posture, reducing pain at the same time. Massage therapy can help to relieve daily stress, pain and tension, because it acts as a way of keeping muscles and joints supple and relaxed. Massage therapy can also be used as a way to prevent, or recover from injuries, meaning it can help in optimising sporting performance.

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Massage therapy is an effective way for you to maintain the health and vitality of your body structure, whilst releasing the stresses of everyday life. Book a free health check to find out which massage therapy is right for you.