fine tune therapy

sports massage, holistic massage & reflexology

Our bodies can be affected by everything we do in our daily lives. We can suffer symptoms of stress from our personal relationships, working in an uncomfortable environment, or being under pressure due to life's demands. Leading busy and rushed lives can lead to us feeling tired, exhausted, stressed and anxious.

These issues can sometimes cause us to become unbalanced and can induce energy blockages that can result in us feeling unwell and bring about any number of health conditions.

The aim of this complementary therapy is to establish the cause of your problem or ailment. It might originate from an internal or external source and the purpose of holistic massage is to rebalance the body.

A detailed health questionnaire will be completed at the first treatment session. This will look over every aspect of health, lifestyle and diet. This will also help determine any reasons why this treatment may not be suitable (contra-indications). All the information supplied will be treated in the strictest of confidence and will not be passed on to any other party.

From this, a tailored treatment to suit specific needs can be determined. Details of each treatment will be recorded.

After treatment, clients can feel relaxed, calm and energized. It is possible to feel lightheaded so the client will be encouraged to get up slowly and a glass of water will be provided.

A short consultation will be taken to find out how the treatment felt and some aftercare advice on general health and diet will be provided.

Each subsequent treatment will commence with a brief evaluation and update of progress.

There are many benefits from Holistic Massage, they include the following:

Improved Circulation: Improves blood flow and movement of nutrients and oxygen to the cells throughout the body and encourages the removal of toxins and waste from the cells.

Respiration: Reducing tensions in the chest, shoulders and back can assist removing congestion in the lungs, aiding respiratory conditions.

Pain Reduction: Stimulating the body to release natural painkillers into the brain and nervous system.

Muscles: Stretches and loosens muscle. This helps improve mobility reducing lactic acid and toxins, this consequently reduces stiffness and fatigue.

Anxiety and Stress Reduction: It is a very relaxing therapy and therefore reduces tension and the effects of stress. It relaxes the mind thereby reducing anxiety and its effects. It is also very soothing and comforting therefore lifts the spirits on an emotional level, increasing positive feelings

Energy: It is usual to feel more energetic after a treatment because tension is released and energy is flowing more freely.

Relaxation: Enables the body to work better as there are fewer demands on a relaxed body than that of a tense one. The release of muscular tension aids to unblock and balance the overall flow of energy throughout the body.

It is possible that some soreness might occur within the 48 hours after treatment. This is the muscles response to treatment and two or three subsequent massages may be required to enable your body to become more balanced.

It is not advisable to take alcohol or unprescribed drugs in the 24 hours before or after the massage takes place. It is possible that the liver and kidneys could be affected. The massage will aid these organs to release toxins and they will have more to cope with if there are substances in the system.

Some people with conditions such as cancer will need to obtain consent from their GP before any treatment can take place.