Today massage is becoming increasingly respected and popular. Whether you are looking for a relaxing massage or something to help with aches and pains, Lifeways has severeral massage practitioners offering different specialities and styles to suit your needs.
Aromatherapy massage is a gentle form of massage in which fragrant oils extracted from herbs, flowers and fruits are used to naturally enhance the benefits of massage. Before each session begins, you can help choose a unique oil blends to be used in your massage lotion.
Aromatherapy massage is particularly good for stress and pain relief and for release from general aches and pains.
Shiatsu is a form of Japanese bodywork based on the theoretical framework of traditional Chinese medicine. Shiatsu originated in Japan from traditional Chinese medicine, with influences from more recent Western therapies. Although shiatsu means ‘finger pressure’ in Japanese, in practice a practitioner uses touch, comfortable pressure and manipulative techniques to adjust the body’s physical structure and balance its energy flow. It is a deeply relaxing experience and regular treatments can alleviate stress and illness and maintain health and well-being.
The whole body is worked with specific areas concentrated on dependent on your symptoms.
General Remedial, Sports and Injury Massage
Although modern medicine has developed ways of treating more serious conditions, minor injury remains by far the most common musculoskeletal problem. This may have an effect on a person's job, sport or quality of life.
At some point in our lives everyone suffers from minor injuries, pain or discomfort which can be helped by massage. Perhaps even more importantly is the use of massage for the prevention of an injury, either by stopping an injury getting worse, or preventing an injury in the first place.
Here are just some of the areas that massage can help to treat:
- Low back pain
- Tennis and Golfer's elbow
- Sprains and strains
- Stress and tension