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.
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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.
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:
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:
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:
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.
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.