Massage Therapy Edgware

Massage therapy is used as part of the Panchakarma therapies in Ayurveda, the ancient medical science of India. It has been widely used in China, Thailand, and Greece for over 3000 years. In the western world, this form of therapy is popularly known as Swedish massage.

The benefits of massage therapy are numerous, massage helps to improve circulation and revitalizes the tissues, it relieves tension, reduces congestion, improves tissue flexibility, and boosts wellbeing.

Depending on the recipient’s health needs, different massage techniques can be implemented to provide relief from their symptoms.

Deep tissue massage will relieve muscle tension, improve the flexibility of muscles, tendons, and fascia, and will help to reduce tightness in the muscles. Gentle soft tissue massage given with specific herbal oils will aid relaxation, boost immunity, and induce calm.

Abhyanga, the Ayurvedic massage uses specific herb-infused oils. The oils are prescribed depending on your constitution. Abhyanga boosts immunity, clears waste products from the system, and nourishes and rejuvenates tissues.

Sports massage aids tissue flexibility and tone. Prior to the sport/workout, gentle sports massage warms up the muscles and improve flexibility. It promotes the release of endorphins, thus improving a sense of wellbeing. Following sport/workout, deep tissue massage will relieve soreness and fatigue by enhancing circulation and clearing waste products such as lactic acid accumulated in the muscles after exercise. The massage therapist will work on specific muscles such as:

  • Hamstrings
  • Quads
  • Calves
  • Shoulders and
  • Postural Muscles.

They will also work on specific trigger points to release tension.

The Sherwood Clinic in Hale Lane, Edgware, Middlesex offers various types of massages, including deep tissue, ayurvedic abhyanga, and sports massage by experienced therapists.

For various types of massages, offers, and booking your treatment, call the Clinic on 0208 869 0000.

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