The techniques used in this massage are similar to those used in other holistic and therapeutic practices such as; Thai, Swedish, deep tissue, sports, physio, osteopathy. In this massage muscles are stripped down, any knots within the muscle will be worked out, tight and tense muscles will be worked on so they are less inflamed, pumped or tight/ tense. This practice can be uncomfortable and even painful, you could be sore for a few days after. As a result of this massage you will have better range of movement, improved flexibility, healthy muscles, improved performance and reduced tension.
After being greeted, you will complete a medical history form. The practitioner will take notes and listen to your injuries and muscular issues. The practitioner may ask you to do some mobility exercises and may also ask you to complete some flexibility tests. The practitioner will show you (using a 3D model) what muscles may be causing the issue and how they plan to approach the treatment in order to help with your muscular problems. The techniques used in this session are more advanced and may also be used by physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, reflexologists and sports masseurs. The techniques may include; deep tissue friction, vibration, stretching, muscle energy techniques, Trigger point therapy, soft tissue release and myofascial release. This practice can be uncomfortable and even painful, you could be sore for a few days after.