Regular massage therapy is a great way of alleviating tension, joint stiffness and pain.
If you need immediate relief from muscle pain or injury caused by straining or repetitive overuse, a therapeutic massage can aid recovery, improve circulation and maintain muscle flexibility and health.
Having trained as a deep tissue and sports massage therapist, Aga has more than 20 years experience helping people with back, neck and shoulder problems including professional athletes and pregnant mums.
A Sports Massage is one of the most effective ways of treating soft-tissue injuries such as strains, sprains and stress injuries.
Regular Sports Massages can also improve performance and boost recovery by helping to rid the body of toxins and knotted tension while also aiding relaxation.
Whether you are a gym bunny or a sedentary office worker, anyone who experiences muscle pain or discomfort can benefit.
At Berrylands Pilates, Aga helps a lot of mums-to-be suffering from back pain. A pregnancy massage can bring instant relief as well as helping you feel more relaxed. The benefits of a pregnancy massage, include:
Improved circulation – by stimulating the flow of blood to the body, a pregnancy massage can ease discomforts such as leg cramps.
Improved muscular balance – postural changes during pregnancy can cause muscular imbalance and pain, especially in the lower back.
Relief from Back/Sciatic pain – lower back pain and sciatic pain are very common during pregnancy. Massage can help alleviate back pain.
Improved bowel movement – Constipation is a common problem in pregnancy, a regular abdominal massage will encourage your bowels to move.
Alleviating headache tension – massaging the neck and shoulders can help alleviate sinus pressure and headaches caused by tension.
Reduced swelling/oedema – Oedema is a build-up of fluid in the body, which can cause the affected tissue to become puffy or swollen. A massage can improve circulation and lymph flow to these affected areas and help to reduce swelling.