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MASSAGE

Applying sustained pressure using long deep slow strokes to muscles and connective tissue, reduces tension in muscle tissue.  It increases blood flow and aids healing as well as promotes relaxation.

Our team of qualified massage therapists offer an individualised approach to support your body’s unique needs.

It is our job is to help you overcome muscular tension, pain, sports injuries and postural deficiencies, while gaining better movement and functionality.  

Massage is a remedy to stress, insomnia or disrupted sleep, muscular tension.   It can help improve emotional wellbeing, sleep,  and also calm the nervous system.

 

Techniques that might be used include; sports massage, relaxation, deep tissue and trigger point work, myofascial release and  breath-work.  You may also be offered self-care treatments to perform such as stretches, exercises, breathing or self massage techniques.

  • Can I benefit from osteopathy?
    Osteopathy is a gentle and safe form of therapy suitable for adults, children and infants. We treat a wide range of problems including; back/neck/shoulder pain hip/knee pain muscular aches headaches and migraines joint/arthritic pain sciatica We also provide relief for; occupational and repetitive strains injuries, sports injuries and pregnant and nursing mothers. If you have questions about whether osteopathy can help your specific condition, please call or email.
  • Does osteopathy hurt?
    Most osteopathic treatment is gentle and should not cause high levels of discomfort. At times, hands-on treatment of painful or tender areas will be necessary, and in these cases, your osteopath will take care to make you as comfortable as possible. Some people experience some soreness for a day or two after treatment as their body reacts and adjusts to the treatment. If this persists or increases, contact your osteopath to discuss it. ​ There are many techniques available to your practitioner and various body types. Part of the beauty of treatment is the synergy of finding what works best for your body.
  • Do I need a referral to see an osteopath?
    Although many clients are referred by their doctor, or health care professional, this is not required. You can make an appointment directly with us. If you are referred and have had some investigative work done, please bring your x-rays, ultrasound or MRI reports with you. ​ We are able to process an ACC claim for you if you have experience an injury. We can asses and start treating you right away. But if you need time off work you need to see your GP or medical doctor for a medical certificate.
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