The manipulation of soft tissue. To help relax the mind aswell as the body. Ease tight muscles, reducing pain and tension, which in turn will aid good range of motion within the joints. Improves the look and tone of muscle and skin. Facilitating fresh blood and nutrients to the skin. Bringing the body and mind into a state of homeostatis and equilibrium. (Balance)
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Approx. 45mins ~ £40
Approx. 80 mins ~ £55
As Above, but deeper manipulation of the soft tissue. This is an important part in a sports persons life having both physiological and psychological Benefits. However it is not only for Sports persons, but also ideal for those who prefer a stronger massage. During sports massage, Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) & Soft Tissue Release (STR) methods will be used. It increases mobility and helps improve performance. Stretching soft tissue using Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF), is one of the most effective forms of flexibility training and increasing range of motion. Break down scar tissue and adhesions and promotes healthy growth of scar tissue. Can be used to focus on injuries aswell as remedial/ maintenance massage.
NB: If needed, ultrasound, kinesio taping and Cupping may be used during sports massage appointments and are included in the rates below)
Sports Massage/ Deep tissue approx 45mins ~ £40
Traditional flame glass or mechanical methods used. A form of deep tissue massage using negative pressure. Increases blood flow, stimulates lymphatic drainage reducing odema's, treats pain, releases tight fascia surrounding muscles and can treat scar tissue in muscles and tendons up to 4 inches within tissue.
Other benefits are the breaking down of adipose tissue (fat), improving the look of cellulite and the appearance of the skin. Beneficial as an anti-aging treatment using facial cups.
NB: cupping marks can be left after treatment. These indicate the level of stagnation in that area. They can last up to 5 days in some cases. If there is no stagnation present then a redness will be seen and disappear after a few minutes to a few hours.
Cupping Massage Therapy approx 45mins £40
This therapy breaks up the cellulite, increases circulation and promotes lymphatic drainage. It will relax the fibrous connective tissue that gives that dimpled look, resulting in a smoother looking skin and less fatty deposits.
It can improve scars and stretch marks & tone and tighten loose, wrinkled skin.
Detox oil is used to warm the area and aid glide for the vacuum cups. This oil is best left on to be absorbed by the skin for at least 6 to 12 hours, before showering or bathing.
NB: Cupping marks and redness may be seen after this treatment, this will indicate the stagnation in that area, but with repeated treatments this will become less as we start to breakdown the adipose (fat) tissue.
Cellulite Cupping Massage 30 mins ( ie: 15 mins for each leg) £30
Course of 5 booked and paid for in advance £130.00
Facial Cupping promotes the delay of the ageing process. Skin becomes firmer, tone and elasticity increases and skin becomes smooth. It aids the reduction of dark circles, reduces puffiness, minimizes wrinkles and fine lines and gives a youthful glow. Other benefits are clearing sinus congestion, improving scars, relieving headaches and migrains and calming acne.
NB: It is very unlikely that cupping marks will appear on the face, but if during the treatment I notice this happening I will stop the massage. During cupping massage you will get a redness, but this will look more like a glow and calm down within 10 - 15 minutes.
Facial Cupping Massage approx 30mins £30
Course of 5 booked and paid for in advance £130.00
This therapy can be used for Acute, sub-Acute and chronic injuries. It works especially well on tendons and ligament strains and sprains.
It can speed up the healing process, increasing blood flow and decreasing pain. It is a gentle form of massage for muscles, tendons and ligaments as no strain is added and scar tissue is softened. During the thermal effect (heat), the tissue absorbs the sound waves and during Pulsed or non thermal effect, cavitation is present. The vibrations of the tissue cause gas bubbles and stimulate and enhance the cell repair effect.
1x course £20 (per treatment area)
5 or more courses booked and paid for in advance will be charged at £15 each
Latex free therapeutic tape.
Appropriate for any stage of treatment: Acute, Sub-acute, rehabilitation and chronic. Used to prevent injury and helps the body to return to homeostasis. (Balance).
Kinesio taping has immediate and longterm effects and benefits. Can be used to inhibit muscles, allowing them to relax and stretch or to facilitate muscle groups to encourage them to fire. Kinesio taping has a decompressive force reducing inflammation and relieving pain.
Per body Part £15
NB: taping is included in a sports massage if needed
All clients will be expected to complete a medical history form prior to any treatment.
While it is important that you arrive on time for your appointment, please do not arrive more than 10 mintes before your scheduled time.
Late arrival to appointments will require that I end the session at the scheduled time, meaning unfortunately your session will be shorter and full payment will be charged.
Full treatment charge will apply if less than 48 hours notice is given for cancellations.
Call: +44 780 19 44 764
Mondays from 2:30pm till 8pm. (Last appointment at 8pm)
Wednesdays from 2:30pm till 8pm. (Last appointment at 8pm)
Thursdays from 7pm till 8pm. (Last appointment at 8pm)
Fridays from 9am till 7pm. (Last appointment at 7pm)
Saturdays available upon request.
Herne Hill Harrier club members are entitled to a Club concession. Please call for rates.