Perhaps the most common form of Massage Therapy, Relaxation Massage involves a combination of palpation techniques (touch) which concentrate on the muscles and connective tissues of the body. This may help to improve circulation, relaxation, in some case may help with pain relief.
The after effects of relaxation massage may help create a deepened sense of calm and relaxation, due to the soothing effects on the nervous system. This treatment can be a full body massage or focus on areas needing more attention, like neck and shoulders.
Remedial Massage uses various massage techniques such as deep tissue, relaxation and sports massage, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, muscle energy techniques and positional release to help treat a variety of muscular and soft tissue issues.
Some benefits of Massage Therapy may include:
Enable deep relaxation
Help to improve sleep
Reduce muscle tension & pain
Improve blood circulation
Stimulate immune system
Calm the nervous system
The effects of Massage Therapy may be extremely helpful during the pregnancy process. During pregnancy, the body goes through so many changes, and these can sometimes lead to aches and pains. The soothing effects of Massage Therapy may help to alleviate some of these.
Please note; it's important that you check with your GP ahead of your appointment to ensure it is safe for your case during pregnancy.
For more information please ask us.
Junko Maekawa is available at Enerchi on Thursday, Saturday and various other times during the week. For more information call Enerchi or book directly with Junko below.