Massage

Uses therapeutic touch by manipulating and mobilising soft tissues and joints. Its aim is to; ease tension, reduce pain, correct postural and functional movement issues and promote relaxation and wellbeing by calming and balancing the nervous system.

Ideal for everyone, young and old, sedentary to professional athletes.

Massage is contraindicated for those with infections, fevers, acute inflammation, and over areas of recent trauma. Those with unstable heart conditions and recent strokes should consult their GP before electing for treatment

Treatments are commonly performed using a specialised table or chair, either clothed or unclothed, with or without oil or lotion. Massage practitioners use a variety of techniques, including; deep tissue, myofascial release, stretching, tapotement, gentle mobilisation and flowing strokes.

Effective in reducing acute and chronic pain. Commonly used to help those suffering with neck, back, shoulder and limb pain, rheumatic conditions, structural misalignment, sporting injuries as well as the symptomatic relief from anxiety, stress and depression.

 

The Norfolk Clinic in Norwich has a range of different types of massage treatments:

 

Holistic Massage

Treatments at our Norwich clinic are specifically tailored to each client, follows no fixed routine and focuses on more than just superficial aches and pains and symptoms.

As well as the physical body, a holistic massage practitioner considers a client's emotional and spiritual wellbeing, the three combining to make the whole person.

Practitioners spend years mastering their skills, matching a wide range of massage techniques; including gentle massage, stretches, relaxation work and deep tissue techniques to their client’s unique requirements.

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Sports Massage

Specifically delivered to assist athletes in their sport or fitness activities. A practitioner will primarily be interested in muscular and skeletal alignment, getting ready for competition, the impact of exercise, injury prevention and recovery from injury and exercise.

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Deep Tissue Massage (DTM)

DTM is about understanding and working with the layers of tissue within the body to relax, lengthen and release holding patterns in the structure. Its more about bringing forth change in the physical being than relaxation and calming. As such DTM is combined with other massage techniques and used only when the need arises.

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Aromatherapy Massage

Effectively combining the art of massage with the science of plant based essential oils as part of a therapeutic treatment in order to achieve body balance. A truly holistic therapy which considers; mind body and spirit and lifestyle patterns. Essential oils work sensitively to correct imbalance and thereby help return the body to a state of physical and mental health.

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Indian Head Massage

Effectively combining the art of massage with the science of plant based Indian Head Massage is an old tried and tested holistic treatment. Using acupressure massage to the upper back/arms, neck, head and face.

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Structural Bodywork

Is about bringing lasting change and restoring structural and functional integrity and stability to a person through manipulation of the soft tissue known as fascia. Usually delivered over a series of sessions, involving a comprehensive assessment and treatment strategy for the series. Treatments at our Norwich clinic combine education, awareness, and therapeutic touch to release painful, stressful patterns of tension built up over time. Exerted patterns of movement are replaced with feelings of comfort, better movement and a sense of whole-body unity which is known as ‘good’ posture.

All ages and abilities can benefit from this work. Helping with chronic pain and stress and improving athletic performance.

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Next Steps...

To book an appointment, find out more information, or ask any questions you might have, you can always give us a call at our Norwich clinic on 01603 660792 and speak to one of our friendly reception team. Otherwise, you can click to book online.

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If you've still got questions on our massage you might find the answers in our Massage FAQs or give us a call at our Norwich clinic on 01603 660792 and we'll be happy to answer them for you.