Massage can be a simple yet powerful healing modality. Utilized throughout the world for thousands of years it can provide health benefits to people of all ages. It is a physical therapy with hands or tools being used to treat the muscles and body tissues. Despite its physical nature Massage may also have profound effects on a psychological level assisting the mind to relax. Therefore it may provide both physical and psychological health benefits.
Some benefits of massage may include:
- Increased blood flow to muscles promoting better function and healing
- Reduction in muscle tension
- Increased joint mobility and flexibility
- Improved circulation
- Stimulation of the lymphatic system
- Reduction of oedema (fluid retention)
- To promote general health and well-being
Hatch Therapies Therapeutic Massage:
A Hatch Therapies Massage may provide both relaxation and therapeutic benefits for your body and mind. Your consultation will commence with discussion about the areas of your body that will be the focus of your treatment that day. Your Therapist will then design your treatment to address your specific needs.
Pregnancy and Post Natal Massage:
At Hatch Therapies we are experienced in providing treatment throughout your pregnancy and post natal period. If like many pregnant women you long to lay on your front then you can enjoy the comfort of our treatment table pregnancy supports when applicable. Our experienced therapists can help you find the position that’s just right to support your body at any stage of pregnancy.
During pregnancy your body undergoes enormous physical change placing stress on your muscles and ligaments. Massage may be a soothing treatment to address aches and pain or can be purely for relaxation and nurturing. It can be helpful for oedema (fluid retention) in the extremities, with gentle strokes encouraging improved circulation. It may also be a perfect escape for a busy mind allowing time for rest and quiet.