Nurturing Hands
  • Joan Fisher
  • Dip Massage Therapy
  • Bowen Therapist
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  • Telephone (02) 6241 6716
  • Mobile 0418 659 155
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Treatments

Clients may chose to receive a particular style of massage or combine a range of massage techniques to alleviate pain, relax the body and reduce stress.

Craniosacral Therapy

This is a therapy that uses gentle manual pressure applied to the skull, spine and body with the aim of restoring rhythmic flow to the craniosacral system. It is deeply relaxing and is used to treat a number of conditions such as headaches, whiplash, fibromyalgia, central nervous system disorders and chronic fatigue.

Remedial Massage

Remedial massage provides a healing treatment adjusted to the patient requirements. Remedial Massage can be gentle or strong, deep or shallow and is aimed to holistically treat the body. Remedial massage uses several specialised techniques to locate and repair damage to muscles, tendons and joints to help speed up the body’s internal repair mechanisms.

Therapeutic Massage

The term Therapeutic Massage is used to indicate the massage is aimed at therapeutic purposes and health benefits. Therapeutic massage can be a little more intense than a relaxation massage and is commonly used to deal with long-term or chronic issues.

Swedish Massage

Swedish massage is the most commonly offered and best-known type of massage, it promotes relaxation, eases muscle tension and creates other health benefits. Swedish massage is adjusted to suit the patient, it can be applied light or firm. Swedish massage usually includes some deeper work on areas of specific muscle tension.

Sports Massage

Sports massage is a type of Swedish massage that stimulates circulation of blood and lymph fluids which emphasizes injury prevention and healing of injuries to the muscles and tendons, however you don’t have to be an athlete to benefit from sports massage. Sports massage is good for people with injuries, chronic pain or restricted range of motion.

Relaxation

Relaxation massage is the perfect wind-down after a stressful working week. If you want to float out the door a Relaxation Massage is your answer.

Deep Muscular Therapy

This technique is a combination of using deep pressure techniques and stretching. Benefits are reduced tension and pain which improved physical comfort, increased performance at work and a better nights sleep.

Bowen Therapy

Subtle ‘moves’ are performed over muscles and connective tissue. This is a gentle form of bodywork that stimulates energy and flow to balance the body and initiates body detoxification. Suitable for any age from infant to adult, this therapy may relieve digestive problems, respiratory ailments, neck complaints, shoulder pain and sciatica.

Lymphatic Drainage

This is done with a light touch. It helps eliminate toxins, reduces excess fluid and softens tissue. This treatment is suitable for lymphedema, post operative problems, sinus and headaches.

Reflexology

Pressure is applied to specific points on the feet and hands to treat many ailments. It reduces pain and relaxes the body.

Eastern Massage

This treatment promotes the flow of energy or ‘qi’ along acupuncture meridians. It also stimulates the circulation of blood and lymph within the body. This is both a relaxing and invigorating massage treatment which is particularly helpful for shoulder, neck and lower back problems. Please wear light clothing.

Cupping

Cupping uses the suction from glass cups which are placed on the body where there is pain and stiffness. This helps remove stagnation (congestion) from within the muscle.

Pregnancy Massage

Relieves lower back pain, sciatica and assists relaxation. This type of massage can be done with the patient lying on their side or sitting whilst using pillows for support. It can help relieve depression or anxiety caused by hormonal changes can reduce nervous tension, which helps the mother sleep more easily and more deeply. Massage treatments can commence in your first trimester, depending on how you feel. It is then important to have regular treatments throughout the pregnancy and postnatal ranging from weekly to monthly.

Foot Massage

Foot massage is a must for people who spend a lot of time on their feet. Lie back and be pampered with aromatherapy oils. it is deeply relaxing.

Contact us today to make an appointment to see one of our qualified massage therapists.

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