A therapeutic massage is always a welcomed treat. With the continuous hustle and bustle of everyday life, most people are left feeling stressed out and drained. A massage can do wonders in aiding with stress and tension. It is always advisable to seek therapeutic massages from a registered and trained professional.
But, what are the differences in each therapeutic massage such as; relaxation massages and foot reflexology? And what are the benefits associated with each of them?
A relaxation massage is a treatment massage used to reduce stress and anxiety. The treatment is known for its therapeutic effects on the body, assisting to combat several ailments related to stress and tension in the muscles. It rejuvenates mind and body, and also helps with muscle tension and reducing stress. It improves circulation and stimulates relaxation. The many benefits of a relaxation massage include; relief of anxiety and improved sleep patterns, to name a few. Our fully accredited massage therapists incorporate several different techniques to rejuvenate and relax the body. Different essential oils can be added to enhance the overall experience.
What Can You Expect With A Relaxation Massage?
Relaxation massages are a whole-body treatment aimed at giving you relief and leave you with a sense of well-being. When you arrive for your appointment, you can expect to be given a robe to wrap yourself in a separate changing room. For the duration of the treatment, you will lie on a comfortable massage, cushioned table where your masseuse will position your towel to protect your decency before putting their skills to work. Take note: you can request to keep some of your clothing on if you feel self-conscious. Your masseuse knows that it is your massage and will always respect your wishes.
What Conditions Does a Relaxation Massage Treat?
- Improves blood circulation
- Helps with insomnia related to stress
- Reduces muscle tension
- Soft tissue strain or injuries
Foot reflexology treatment is a type of massage that involves applying various degrees of pressure to different parts of the feet. The theory behind it is that certain areas on the feet are connected to multiple organs. Reflexologists believe that applying pressure to these parts of the feet promotes wellness and offers a range of other health benefits. A reflexology treatment aims to improve and restore the functions of the body. Each reflexology session lasts for sixty minutes and concludes with a calming foot massage. One can expect to feel a sense of overall wellness after a reflexology treatment.
What Can You Expect When Having A Foot Reflexology Treatment?
During this session, your reflexologist will begin by conducting a general overview of your medical history. This is to ensure that they are aware of any conditions you might have as well as understand your needs and concerns. You will then be instructed to sit comfortably on a chair or lay on a treatment table. As you may be aware, you’ll be fully clothed, except for the feet and lower leg during your foot reflexology treatment. Your reflexologist will sanitise your feet and begin activating reflex points on your hands, feet and ears on both sides of the body. Wherever there’s pain, tightness or an energy blockage, they will apply pressure to that area to promote healing.
What conditions does foot reflexology treat?
- Back pain
- Menopause symptoms and PMS
The above highlights and outlines but a few of the benefits associated with wellness massages. Here at the Empowering Wellness Clinic in Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast we have over ten years of experience in the wellness industry. If you are looking for one of the best massages on the Gold Coast then look no further. We service the greater Burleigh area and provide our clients with a one of kind wellness clinic that caters to their every wellness need. Book online, and we would love to book you in for your next massage!
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