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What Type Of Massage in Ivanhoe Is Best For You?

Info Relinque - Sunday, November 06, 2011

How to choose the best type of massage in Ivanhoe?

There are many different types of massage available, so it can be confusing to try and pick the type that is most suitable for you. The first question you need to ask yourself is: what do I want to achieve from this massage? Do you want relief from tired, aching back muscles? Are you looking to release the tension in your neck that may be causing you headaches? Or maybe you simply need to relax and unwind. Whatever your reason, all types of massage will ease muscular tension and help to increase the circulation and blood flow around the body. 

What Is The Difference Between Relaxation Massage, Deep Tissue Massage and Remedial Massage?

Relaxation massage is great for people who want to simply relax and unwind. This massage consists of long, slow, flowing strokes of light pressure. Relaxation massage will help ease your muscle tension and calm your mind. It is ideal if you are under stress, or very busy in life, and just need a chance to stop and relax.

Hot stone massage comes under the heading of relaxation massage. Warm, smooth basalt stones are placed on specific points to warm and loosen tight muscles, and rebalance energy flow through your body. This firm, flowing, full body massage is very relaxing, warming and comforting.

Deep tissue massage gets into the deeper layers of your muscles and connective tissues and will be tailored specifically for your needs. Deep tissue massage is used at our massage clinic in Ivanhoe to relieve chronic, tight and painful muscles. Deep tissue massage can also be very helpful in relieving postural problems and muscular imbalances. The pressure of the stroke is very firm. You may experience some soreness from deep tissue massage in the couple of days following your treatment.

Remedial massage is designed for people who have a specific areas of built up tension within the musculoskeletal system. Remedial massage incorporates a combination of therapeutic, acupressure and advanced massage techniques. It is a deeper and more intense massage that supports your body’s own healing ability,relieving muscular tension and fatigue. The remedial massage therapists at our clinic in Ivanhoe commonly treat low back pain, neck pain, headaches, muscle spasm and sports injuries.

Remedial massage can only be performed by qualified remedial massage therapists who have completed their Diploma of Remedial massage.

 So Which Massage Is Best For You? 

There are different reasons why clients come to our clinic in Ivanhoe for massage. All types of massage have great benefits, and it is a matter of deciding which one will suit you and your needs the most!

If you have any questions regarding relaxation massage, deep tissue massage, or remedial massage contact our Massage therapists in Ivanhoe.

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