A Soft Tissue Massage treatment will aim to relieve the symptoms of cancer and the side effects of treatment. It is always a bespoke treatment to offer comfort, relaxation and reduce tension and anxiety and is adapted to suit your needs, the stage of your disease and your treatment.
It is important to stress that massage DOES NOT spread cancer. This is a medically proven myth and alternative (complementary) therapies such as Soft Tissue Massage are used by some NHS Trusts, MacMillan and local Hospices (including St Peter & St James) alongside conventional medical treatments.
Soft Tissue Massage therapy has many important benefits, it provides a human "touch". To follow are some of the key potential benefits:
Offers pain relief and relieves muscle soreness
Eases and increases pain free movement, which is important after any operation or reconstruction surgery
Stimulation of circulation and lymphatic flow, to promote healing
Increases relaxation, which is vital for healing, and encouraging deeper breathing
Improves quality of sleep and hence increasing mental clarity
Increases up take of nutrition
Decreased chemo and radiotherapy
Improves effectiveness of medication, physical therapy and other medical procedures and can hence shorten hospital stays
There are many more benefits…. Please call 07738257873 or email to discuss and confirm an appointment.