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Massage in Woking

Should you require a massage in Woking, we’ve been providing our massage services across the area for a number of years now. This has allowed us to hone and develop the necessary skills required for providing massage services to the highest standard.

Due to our vast experience working as sports massage therapists in Woking, you can trust that you’re in good hands with our team at Crofton Healthcare. We have a passion for what we do, and this is shown in all of the massage treatments that we provide to clients across Woking and the surrounding areas. This is one of the main reasons why we believe we should be your first and only port of call for a sports massage anywhere across the Woking area.

Masseuse across Woking

Therapeutic massage can aid relaxation, relive tension and stress, increase mobility and assist in optimising body function. Whether you’re battling a sports injury or simply feeling run down, we at Crofton Healthcare want to help.

For more information, simply call our team today, if you think that you can benefit from any of our services, especially our massage services in Woking, please contact our team today. Whatever your requirements, we offer a selection of massage types, make sure you book in today.

Our Massage Services…

Massage involves pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Massage ranges from light stroking to deep pressure, there’s lots of different types of massage, this includes:

Swedish Massage
This is a gentle form of massage that uses long strokes, kneading, deep circular movements, vibration and tapping to help relax and energise you.

Deep Massage
This massage technique uses slower, more forceful strokes to target deeper layers of muscle and connective tissues, commonly to help with muscle damage from injuries.

Sports Massage
This is similar to a Swedish massage, it’s geared towards people involved in sport activities to help prevent or treat injuries.

Trigger Point Massage
This massage focuses on areas of tight muscle fibres that can form in your muscles after injuries or overuse.

Therapeutic massage 
Therapeutic massage reduces the tension in tight and aching muscles, improves circulation and can aid with fluid retention.

 

Benefits of Massage

Massage is usually considered part of complementary and alternative medicines, its increasingly become popular when it comes to standard treatments for a wide range of medical conditions and situations.

Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it’s an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension.

Whilst more research is needed to confirm the benefits of massage, some studies have found that massage may also be helpful for a number of reasons including:

Anxiety

The benefits of massage for anxiety are very similar to those of depression, massage may be a good way to get back in touch with your body, reduce your blood pressure, release tension and realign your body. In some cases, you may leave your session feeling physically lighter and more balanced which can help you to face the day.

Digestive disorders

Massaging the affected area of the abdomen can help to stimulate the spontaneous movement of the digestive tract as well as reduce symptoms like cramping, bloating, gas and constipation. Neck, shoulder, back and leg massages are helpful when it comes to reducing tension.

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia can have an impact on your entire body, a well as causing ongoing problems in the muscles and joints, which is why sufferers choose to incorporate massage as a natural pain management technique. A massage can relax your muscles and loosen your joints, this can be very effective in alleviating the symptoms associated with fibromyalgia.

Headaches

Regular massage treatments can help the body to maintain an optimal level of relaxation and stress-relief. This approach reduces the changes of migraine attacks and tension headaches significantly by relaxing muscle spasms and trigger points. Massage can be provided to ease the pressure brought on during a migraine or tension related headache significantly by relaxing muscle spasms and trigger points.

Insomnia related to stress

A massage expert will be able to provide massage to help manage insomnia, regular insomnia massage therapy not only reduces pain and anxiety, as well as increasing relaxation which can help to restore your sleep pattern.

Myofascial pain syndrome

Research has shown how massage therapy significantly improves pain from myofascial pain syndrome. Connective tissue massage has helped those suffering to feel improvements in pain, stiffness and the overall quality of their life.

Soft tissue strains or injuries

Soft tissue massage involves direct physical action on the muscle and other soft tissues of your body. This technique aims to target your muscles, tendons, ligaments or any other connective tissue including fascia. This massage aims to relax muscles, increase blood circulation and lymph flow, improving the healing time of the tissue strains and reducing inflammation.

Sport injuries

There are several key elements to massage for sports recovery, this includes improving their motion and flexibility, shortening recovery time, supplying oxygen and nutrients to the affected area and reducing pain.

Temporomandibular joint paint

Massage is a great solution for those suffering from this condition, it helps promote relaxation, reduce stress as well as working the kinks out of painful muscles. It will target trigger points along the body and help to improve knots which are causing aches and pains to the body.

Beyond the benefits for specific conditions or diseases, some people enjoy massage because it often produces feelings of caring, comfort and connection.

Despite its benefits, massage isn’t meant as replacement for regular medical care, let your doctor know you’re trying massage and make sure that you follow any standard treatment plans you have.

What happens during a massage

You don’t need any special preparation for a massage, before a massage therapy sessions starts, your massage therapist should you ask about any symptoms, your medical history and what you’re hoping to get out of a massage. Your massage therapist will explain the kind of massage and techniques he or she will use.

Usually a massage therapy session will involve you undressing or wearing loose fitting clothing. Undress to the point that you’re comfortable with. You’ll lie down and be able and cover yourself with a sheet, you can also have a massage while sitting in a chair and fully clothed. Your massage therapist will perform an evaluation through touch and locate any painful or tense areas to determine how much pressure to apply.

Depending on preference, your massage therapist may use oil or location, this is to reduce friction on your skin. It’s important to tell your massage therapist if you might be allergic to any ingredients.

Prices range from £45 to £55

Massage therapist Jan Lawler has 25 years of experience. Jan sees a range of clients including, young teenagers with exam stress, sports people and people with mobility, circulatory and muscle tension and fatigue.

Using natural treatments to soothe your aches.

At Crofton Healthcare, we offer a variety of natural treatments. You can come to us for osteopathy appointments, podiatry, nutritional therapy and more. Get in touch to see if we’re offering the therapy you need.

For a professional massage in Woking, call Crofton Health Care today!

Should you require a massage in Woking, look no further, you’re in the right place. At Crofton Health Care our qualified masseuses have a wealth of experience when it comes to professional massages. For more information, call our professional team today.