Treatments

Whether you have muscle pains or just looking to relax, have a look below to find a massage Edinburgh treatment that will suit your needs. Our massage therapists are all highly skilled and can provide you with a fantastic massage each time.

 

Physiotherapy

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Physiotherapy combines manual therapy with postural correction, exercise therapy, education and advice in order to provide the best possible prevention and recovery from injuries, disabilities, imbalances and musculoskeletal issues.

Physiotherapists are experts in movement and functioning of the body, and work with you to help overcome any movement disorders you currently have – whether it resulted from an accident/illness, ageing, lifestyle or from birth. Read more….

 

Deep Tissue (Remedial) Massage

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Deep tissue massage is used to relieve severe tension in muscles and the connective tissue or fascia. This method is recommended for individuals who suffer with consistent muscle pain, involved in physical activity and patients who have been injured. Read more…

 

Sports Massage

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Sports massage is used to aid recovery from injuries from all areas of life not just sporting events. An injury may result from acute trauma or repetitive stress associated with athletic or day to day activities. Injuries can affect bones or soft tissue. Read more…

 

Medical Acupuncture

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Medical Acupuncture is the method of applying fine sterile needles to very specific points in the muscles by a trained practitioner to promote natural healing and to improve functioning of the body. A Medical Acupuncture treatment will incorporate deep tissue massage into the session and it will be tailored to your body’s needs. Read more…

 

Nutritional Therapy

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Nutritional Therapy is a therapeutic approach to the application of nutrition science in treating medical conditions and there symptoms, promotion of health, peak performance and an individuals healthcare.

A Nutritionist or Nutritional Therapist can help with a number of health issues such as Fibromyalgia, cholesterol, diabetes, fatigue, acne and much more.

Click here to read more about what nutritional therapy can do for you.

 

Antioxidant Consultation

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Antioxidants can help protect against skin aging, reduce Alzheimer’s risk, reduce inflammation, prevent the hardening of arteries, reduce risk of stroke, heart disease and cancer just to name a few. During your consultation you will fill out a health questionnaire and the palm of your hand will be scanned to measure the level of antioxidants in your body. The Scanner provides a more accurate and reliable biomarker of your overall antioxidant health status than other methods of measuring antioxidants and is completely non-invasive and pain free! Read more…

 

Sports Rehabilitation

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Sports rehabilitation is a specialised appointment with one of our fully qualified Sports Therapists and is used to prevent, diagnose and treat injuries. The main principle of sports rehab is to return the client to full functional fitness in the shortest and safest time. A full consultation and examination is conducted during the appointment to allow the appropriate diagnostic tests to be performed. Once the injury has been confidently diagnosed a treatment plan is then made. The treatment is dependent on the injury therefore it can include a number of treatment methods such as massage, acupuncture or strengthening exercises. Following the treatment you will be prescribed exercises to do at home to aid your recovery process, this will allow you to return to daily/sporting activity pain free as quickly as possible. Read more….

 

Swedish Massage

 

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The Swedish massage can be applied to the back only or as a full body massage, depending on your needs. It will relieve tension and stress throughout the muscular body, improve blood flow, circulation and increase overall health and well being. Read more…

 

Hot Stone Massage

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Hot stone massage is a specialty massage where the therapist will use smooth, heated stones to deeply relax the muscle tissue. They will use a combination of two techniques during the massage; the stones will be used as an extension of their hands in order to sink more deeply into the muscles while massaging; and will also place the stones in other parts of the body while massaging other areas to give a more relaxing effect. Read more…

 

Aromatherapy Massage

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Aromatherapy is a powerful and effective massage combining the use of essential oils, for their individual therapeutic purposes, with either slow, flowing massage techniques to deeply relax or deeper, invigorating massage techniques to uplift your body and mind. Read more…

 

Indian Head Massage

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Delicate but deeply relaxing, Indian head massage focuses on the upper back, shoulders, upper arms, neck, face and scalp with the client remaining in a seated upright position. Indian head massage aims to relieve both physical and emotional tension and gives relief from acute neck and shoulder stiffness while relaxing the whole body, providing you with a sense of calmness and tranquility. Read more…

 

Reflexology

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Relaxing and revitalising, reflexology uses manipulation techniques of the reflexes of the feet to stimulate the body via the circulatory, lymphatic and nervous systems, thus assisting in the body’s natural repairing and detoxifying processes. Reflexology aims to boost a general state of well-being in reducing stress and tension. Read more…

 

Thai Massage

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Thai massage is a dynamic form of massage which moves your body into different yoga like positions to then massage deep into specific muscles. For this reason Thai massage is often referred to as passive yoga. Although this particular type of massage requires a lot of movement it is a very relaxing and tension relieving form of massage. Read more….

 

Manual Lymphatic Drainage

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Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is a specialised therapy which encourages the natural process of the lymphatic vessels to boost the body’s natural defences and immune system. MLD therapy is a gentle, flowing and deeply relaxing treatment which uses very gentle techniques (as the lymphatic system lies just beneath the surface of the skin) to remove blockages and metabolic wastes etc. from the tissue and encourage lymph flow. Read more…

 

Pregnancy Massage

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Pregnancy massage is a deeply relaxing and nurturing treatment for both mother and unborn baby. It is a great treatment for relieving stress and muscular tension for the mother as her body goes through the emotional and physiological changes of pregnancy and can help prepare her body for the birth. Read more…

 

Kinesiology Taping

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Kinesio Taping is a definitive rehabilitative taping technique, that is designed to provide support and stability to the muscles and joints to facilitate the body’s natural healing process. It does not restrict the body’s range of movement and by providing extended soft tissue manipulation, it prolongs the benefits from your sports massage therapy. Read more…

 

Seated Acupressure

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Seated Acupressure is a non-invasive treatment specifically designed for the back, neck, shoulders, the arms, hands and scalp. This 30min treatment increases your energy levels, circulation and will ease tensed muscles. Click here to read more

 

Pick and Mix

Can’t decide which treatment you would like? Why not try our Pick & Mix offer. It lets you try three different 1hr massage treatments for just £132. You can even put two sessions together for example, have a 1hr deep tissue massage, to get out all those muscle contractions, followed by a 1hr relaxing Indian Head or Full Body Hot Stone Massage. Just give us a call if you would like to discuss which combinations would be best for you or if you need more information about the treatments.