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Whether you need pain relief, assistance recovering from an injury or a relaxing experience to <br />release tension, we do it all.

MASSAGE SERVICES

The Benefits of Massage

  • There are many great benefits from receiving regular massages, including; stress relief, reduced pain and improved sleeping patterns to name a few. Each of the different massage services below share common benefits, however, each style is unique in what it can offer you. To find out more, please read about each of our massage services listed below to discover the right one for you.

  • Clients of Seniors Massage Care Australia (SMCA) engage us for a variety of reasons, including ; relaxation, injury rehabilitation, anxiety relief, pain relief and to improve general overall health and wellness. Other great reasons to consider SMCA is to improve joint mobility, circulation, lymphatic drainage and general massage tension.

  • Depending on what service you are considering, we can provide our sessions on either a traditional massage bed or a stand-up massage chair. Clients can elect to remain clothed or semi-clothed during the massage session.

If you would like to receive one of our incredible massage services, just follow these three easy steps:
  • 1.  Choose the massage service that’s right for you
  • 2.  Decide the length of time that’s right for you
  • 3.  Contact us to make a booking

It’s that simple!

Step 1 - Choose the Massage Service Right for You

Relaxation massage

Relaxation massage is a favourite amongst clients that prefer a therapeutic massage style that focusses on softer, flowing strokes, rather than the application of direct pressure to sore muscles. Relaxation massages are a great way to unwind the body’s tension and free the mind from your daily pressures and thoughts.

Massage oils are used during these sessions to ensure that the therapist can glide over the body with ease and grace, whilst still having the ability to work on the client’s sore muscle areas.

  • Relaxation massage is a great way to promote:
  • Improved sleeping patterns
  • lymphatic drainage improvement; allows the body to naturally detoxify
  • immune system improvements
  • Greater circulation
  • Reductions in head aches and muscle fatigue/soreness
Relaxation massage for improved sleeping patterns and reduction in head aches and muscle fatigue
Recommended Treatment Length:
  • 30 minutes - one problem area
  • 45 minutes - two to three problem areas
  • 60-90 minutes - full body treatment

Remedial Massage

Remedial massage provides a healing treatment that can be gentle or strong, deep or shallow. When muscles and tendons become damaged, impaired, knotted, tense or immobile, remedial massage provides an effective healing treatment.

Remedial Massage is an effective way to assist in the treatment of the following conditions and ailments:

  • Stress and tension
  • Neck and back pain
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Tennis elbow
  • Plantar fasciitis
Remedial Massage for neck and back pain and sciatica
Recommended Treatment Length:
  • 30 minutes - one problem area
  • 45 minutes - two to three problem areas
  • 60-90 minutes - full body treatment

Shiatsu

Shiatsu is a form of massage that originated in Japan in the 1970s and involves the therapist using
varied pressure on certa in points of the body to relieve the client’s muscle tension.

Shiatsu is a great way to promote energy flow and provides a relaxing experience for the client. This style encompasses a dry massage technique, meaning that the client remains clothed during the session.

Shiatsu Massage is an effective way to assist in the treatment of the following conditions and ailments:

  • Restoring the body’s energy and circulation
  • Reducing stress and tension
  • Relief from headaches
  • Promotes healing and circulation around injuries such as strains
  • Assists with relief to arthritis sufferers
  • Reduces stiffness in areas like the back and neck
Shiatsu for restoring the body’s energy and circulation
Recommended Treatment Length:
  • 30 minutes - one problem area
  • 45 minutes - two to three problem areas
  • 60-90 minutes - full body treatment

Reflexology

Reflexology works on the fundamental principle that there are reflexes in the feet that correspond to every organ, gland and part of the body. Feet are the body’s connection to the earth and are responsible for bearing a significant load of the body’s weight every day. Whether you are using them for walking to the kitchen, up a flight of stairs or to the top of a mountain, it is incredibly important to take care of your feet.

During Reflexology treatments, pressure is applied to the feet’s reflexes with thumbs and fingers, and lead to the following benefits:

  • Improved circulation and energy levels
  • Stress reduction
  • Improved immune system
Reflexology can also assist with the treatment of:
  • Allergies
  • Insomnia
  • Arthritis
  • Muscle Tension
  • Asthma
  • Neck Problems
  • Back Problems
  • Stress Disorders
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Thyroid Imbalance
Reflexology for muscle tension, neck and back problems
Recommended Treatment Length:
  • 30 - 45 minutes - time will be split between both feet. We don’t recommend treatment on one foot only. This is to do with balancing the body.
  • 60 minutes - we don’t recommend clients receive treatments longer than 60 minutes
Step 2 - Decide the Length of Time Right for You
  • relaxation, remedial, shiatsu, reflexology

    30 Minutes:

    • Relaxation
    • Remedial
    • Shiatsu
    • Reflexology
    $40
  • relaxation, remedial, shiatsu, reflexology

    45 Minutes:

    • Relaxation
    • Remedial
    • Shiatsu
    • Reflexology
    $55
  • relaxation, remedial, shiatsu, reflexology

    60 Minutes:

    • Relaxation
    • Remedial
    • Shiatsu
    • Reflexology
    $70
  • relaxation, remedial, shiatsu, reflexology

    Over 60 Minutes:

    • Relaxation
    • Remedial
    • Shiatsu
    • Reflexology
    $1 for every minute after the 60th minute
Step 3 - Contact Us and Make A Booking

Client Massage Limitations & Contraindications

It’s important to know that there are times when a massage treatment is not recommended, or a modified session should be considered. A contraindication is a condition or factor that may make an approach harmful (S. Fritz: Mosby’s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage, 5th Edition).

Contraindications may be further subdivided by severity.

General avoidance of application: Do not massage-includes but not limited to:

  • Fever
  • Contagious diseases, including any cold or flu
  • Under the influence of drugs or alcohol-including prescription pain medication
  • Skin diseases

Regional/local avoidance of application: Perform massage but avoid a particular area-includes but not limited to:

  • Varicose veins
  • Pregnancy
  • Cuts and Abrasions
  • Undiagnosed pain

Application with caution and adaptation, usually requiring supervision from appropriates. medical or supervising personnel: Perform massage but carefully select the type of methods to be used, the duration of application, the frequency, and the intensity of the massage - includes but not limited to:

  • Cardio-vascular conditions (thrombosis, phlebitis, hypertension, heart conditions)
  • Any condition already being treated by a medical practitioner
  • Oedema
  • High blood pressure
  • Cancer
  • Heart problems, angina, those with pacemakers
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes

Prior to commencing each treatment, we will ask you to confirm if any of the above mentioned applies to you. This is to ensure that both the client and therapist remain safe at all times.