Where you matter

Elaine Wilson Therapies wants you to know that your best interests are at the heart of the business, she believes you should be taken care of from head to toe, inside and outside.  This page takes a look at the many benefits of massage, for your mind, body and spirit.

Benefits of your Massage Treatment

Massage has been shown to:

  • Aid in stress reduction

  • Improve sleep quality

  • Heighten sense of well-being

  • Induce deep relaxation

  • Increase vitality

  • Combat anxiety

Benefits for your body:

  • Helps to remove toxins from the body

  • Improves immune function

  • Aids fluid-retention

  • Reduces muscle tension and tightness

  • Relieves aches and pains

  • Promotes better posture

  • Increases range of motion

  • Improves circulation

  • Lowers blood pressure

  • Can protect against strokes and heart disease

  • Improves digestion

  • Relieves symptoms of indigestion, gas, constipation and irritable bowel syndrome

  • Aids hormone function

  • Improves skin condition

  • Can aid pain reduction

  • Promotes deep breathing

Aftercare Advice

To get the most from your treatment and prolong the many benefits of your massage it is advised that clients follow this aftercare advice. This will help to reduce discomfort and aid the detoxification process.

What you can do

  • Drink plenty of water to aid detoxification

  • Avoid eating a heavy meal before or after treatment

  • Avoid smoking, caffeine and alcohol

  • Avoid strenuous exercise

  • Rest as much as possible

  • Avoid heat treatments such as sunbeds or saunas

  • Follow any tailored aftercare advice suggested by the massage specialist

  • Get a good night’s sleep

Contra-actions Following a Treatment

While there are many positive after-effects which come from receiving a massage, there can sometimes be unexpected results. As the body progresses through the healing and rejuvenation process some people may experience the following symptoms:

  • Dizziness

  • Nausea

  • Increased perspiration

  • Headaches

  • Skin rashes

  • Increased mucus

  • Tiredness

  • Disorientation

  • Aches and pains

  • Emotional releases

 

 

Treatments you can trust

In order to enhance your experience from beginning to end you can take advantage of:

  • Free herbal teas, water and juices

  • Relaxation area with calming music

  • Post-treatment support

  • Online booking system

 

 

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Contraindications for Treatment

There will be times where it might not be safe to have a treatment, so in the interests of your care and well-being it would be recommended not to have a treatment if you:

  • Are pregnant and in your first trimester

  • Have a fungal foot infection (athlete's foot/nail infection)

  • Have undergone recent surgery

  • Have a recent injury

  • Have an infectious condition (colds and flu too!)

  • Are under the influence of drink or drugs

  • Have a heart condition

  • Have thrombosis

  • Have a nervous system disorder

  • Have undiagnosed lumps or pain

Some conditions require you to have written consent from your doctor in order to receive a treatment. Please don't hesitate to get in touch through the contact page if you have any questions about your eligibility to receive a treatment. If you have been told it is unsafe to receive a hands on therapy, you may still be able to receive Reiki as it is a non-invasive, hands-on-or-off treatment suitable for almost everyone.

 

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