Aromatherapy Massage combines the therapeutic benefits of natural essential oils with a variety of massage techniques to suit your needs. These may include light or deep holistic massage, therapeutic massage or remedial massage to problem areas.
How does Aromatherapy Massage work?
Each essential oil has its own therapeutic properties. These oils act on muscles, skin, nerves and circulation as well as the lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive and endocrine systems.
Research has shown massage is an effective treatment and that aromatherapy essential oils improve the effects of massage.
Aromatherapy Massage may help to
- Reduce stiffness and soreness in the muscles and increase their flexibility
- Speed recovery of sore, aching or stiff muscles after a sports event or training
- Relieve stress and tension
- Improve relaxation, mood & well-being
- Enhance sleep quality
- Reduce fatigue
- Improve the suppleness of scar tissue after accidents or surgery
Fertility and Aromatherapy Massage
For both partners, Aromatherapy Massage may help you relax and improve the sense of well-being at a potentially stressful time when trying to conceive.
Massage techniques and oils safe to use in pregnancy, may help to relieve muscular discomfort and decrease the feelings of stress.
Essential oils may be used as a support during labour – we can advise you.
What will happen at your 1st appointment?
After an assessment, your therapist will select oils and massage techniques according to your specific requirements. You will be given information about what to do between treatments and how to maintain improvements gained from the treatment.
Please note: Aromatherapy Massage is not a substitute for medical care and it is advisable to consult your GP or health professional for medical advice or attention.
The Waldegrave Clinic has been awarded the coveted Patient Partnership Quality Mark AND Clinical Management Quality Mark in recognition of our superb clinical standards.
Our practice is one of the few clinics nationally that has been awarded both the Patient Partnership Quality Mark and a research status award in recognition of our superb clinical standards. Our high level of expertise is matched with an excellent range of facilities including Shockwave therapy, rehabilitation gym and private changing rooms.