Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension.
While more research is needed to confirm the benefits of massage, some studies have found massage may also be helpful for:
Beyond the benefits for specific conditions or diseases, some people enjoy massage because it often produces feelings of relaxation, comfort and connection.
Swedish Massage is more gentle form of massage that uses long strokes and kneading. It is perfect for anxiety and stress relief while also releasing tight muscles and stiff joints.
Remedial Massage use similar techniques to Swedish Massage but using slower more forceful stokes. This means deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue are reached to help with muscle damage from injuries and relief from back pain.
Deep Hot Stone Massage
Deep Hot Stone Massage is new and exclusive to The Fettle Clinic. This treatment is a fusion of traditional Hot Stone Massage and Remedial Massage. We use volcanic stones that were specially designed in China for deep massage. Hot Stones expand blood vessels, which encourages blood flow throughout the body. The hot stones have a sedative effect that can relieve chronic pain, reduce stress and promote deep relaxation. Due to the muscles being warm and more relaxed, a deeper massage is able to be performed without causing pain or discomfort.
Hot Stone Massage can be used to treat the following: