Good for: Stress, anxiety, relaxation, muscular aches & pains, promotes a good nights sleep. Swedish Massage is the most common and best-known type of massage. If you are not familiar with massage then Swedish massage is the perfect massage for you. It involves working the soft tissue of the body, to ease day-to-day stresses and muscular tension, and promote relaxation. It helps to increase delivery of blood and oxygen to the treated areas and can also be used in support of other therapies to assist in the rehabilitation of muscular injuries.
How does Swedish massage work? Swedish massage uses five styles of strokes. The five basic strokes are effleurage (sliding or gliding), petrissage(kneading), tapotement (rhythmic tapping), friction (cross fiber or with the fibers) and vibration/shaking.
What is Swedish massage good for? Swedish massage can feel great, it is used by people for a variety of reasons. Some use it to simply relax and unwind, while others have regular massage to help them manage or cope with specific physical, mental or emotional problems. Many aspiring and professional athletes have massage before and after training and competing, in order to stay in optimum condition and aid recovery.
There is a growing body of evidence to suggest that massage can be effective in helping to treat certain chronic conditions, such as fibromyalgia and low back pain. In guidelines produced in 2009 by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), manual therapies - including massage – are recommended for the early management of persistent, non-specific low back pain.
Cost of treatment from £55-£45 Treatment available to book with Pav To book click on the blue schedule appointment button below, select the treatment you wish to have, select the staff member, and then the time you would like to book. Complete your details and wait for your email confirmation.