What can massage treat?

The ways in which massage can benefit both body and mind are vast and varied.  The root cause of  many health problems are the negative consequences of stress.  Of course, therefore, it would make sense that the alleviation from stress provided by massage would bring with it a multitude of advantages for your health.  The following ailments, however, are the most typical which can be treated with massage.

Massage is ideal for treating

  • taught, spasmed or painful muscles
  • adhesions – tight spots in the muscle
  • reduced range of motion due to scar tissue
  • trigger points
  • stiff joints and arthritis
  • recovery from injury
  • headaches and migraines
  • inability to concentrate
  • restlessness and insomnia
  • difficulty rotating the neck
  • torticollis / wryneck
  • shoulder ache & rotator cuff strain
  • tingling and numbness in the hands and arms
  • medial / lateral epicondylitis – golf or tennis elbow
  • thumb / wrist pain
  • lower back pain
  • sciatic pain
  • clicking hips
  • groin sprain
  • ilio-tibial (IT) band syndrome
  • hamstring  / quad injuries
  • knee pain
  • shin splints
  • achilles tendinitis – ankle pain
  • plantar fasciitis – foot & ankle pain
    If you are in any doubt about whether massage is suitable please don’t hesitate to get in contact.