Why choose Massage Therapy at DHCTC?
It’s the soothing environment, the scent of natural essential oils, the calming room, and more importantly the Massage Therapist. Our massage therapists not only have a soothing touch, but they exemplify their professionalism through understandable explanations and pin point accuracy to problem locations through viewing the body like a map. A professional massage within a professional practice for a reasonable price!…. you just can’t go wrong.
Your first visit:
Your initial consultation is specifically designed to cater for your needs. Whether you are looking to get rid of a nagging ache/pain, repair an injury or maintain a healthy mind, body, and lifestyle, we have different procedures to specifically target any situation.
The massage therapist will go through different aspects of your history, life, and lifestyle to pinpoint any possible external influences.
They will then go through a range of individual specific examinations to further analyse your present physical condition. Through this assessment the massage therapist will then determine exactly what massage is right for you.
When muscles become knotted and tense or damaged, remedial massage provides a healing treatment that can be gentle or strong, deep or shallow. Remedial massage holistically treats the body. The massage therapist endeavours to identify the original biomechanical dysfunction, thus healing the cause of the disorder, as well as the symptoms.
Remedial massage uses several techniques to locate and repair damage to muscles, tendons and joints. Massage therapy supports and speeds up the body’s own repair mechanisms. A lubricating medium (usually oil) is applied directly on the skin. This ensures that the muscles associated with the disorder are deeply penetrated. Passive joint stretching moves are also used.
Pregnancy is life changing. It puts your body through a transformation to prepare you for the birth of your child. This process can take a toll on your body and aches and pains start to develop. To ensure you have a pleasant pregnancy we recommend you book in a pregnancy massage. At Dulwich Hill Chiropractic and Therapeutic Centre we have 4 qualified massage therapists who are experienced in pregnancy massage. Rest assured when you book with us that you are receiving the best of care. Pregnancy Massage has become something our clinic is known for, with over 200 women coming through our clinic for pregnancy care. Massage is also recommended for women wanting to conceive as it can help reduce stress and tension. Don’t forget to book after you give birth as it is vital to help your body return to where it was pre-conception.
Sports Massage is a special form of massage and is typically used before, during, and after athletic events. The purpose of the massage is to prepare the athlete for peak performance, to drain away fatigue, to relieve swelling, to reduce muscle tension, to promote flexibility and to prevent injuries. In saying this, one of the most common uses for sports massage is muscle repair and sport injury repair.
Swedish Massage is specifically used as a relaxation technique. Long strokes, kneading, tapping, friction, and vibration are the main styles of movement. It used to increase circulation and flexibility, soothe tense muscles, and de-stress.
Thermal stone massage
Hot stone massage is a variation on classic massage therapy. Heated smooth, flat stones are placed on key points on the body. The massage therapist may also hold the stones and use them to massage certain areas of the body. The use of hot stones for healing dates back to ancient times, and now re-introduced into modern times. It’s application into the natural healing process has become very popular among western society.
Kinesio Taping gives support and stability to your joints and muscles without affecting circulation and range of motion. It is also used for Preventive Maintenance, Edema, and to treat pain. Kinesio Taping is a technique based on the body’s own natural healing process. This Kinesio Taping exhibits its efficacy through the activation of neurological and circulatory systems. This method basically stems from the science of Kinesiology, hence the name “Kinesio”. Muscles are not only attributed to the movements of the body but also control the circulation of venous and lymph flows, body temperature, etc. Therefore, the failure of the muscles to function properly induces various kinds of symptoms.