Soft Tissue Therapy



Soft Tissue Therapy is an umbrella that different types of massage fall under as well as movement, exercise and lifestyle advise to help the individual in achieving their aims of the appointment. It is a great way to improve your physical and mental wellbeing.


There are many benefits of all types of massage which include:

  • Relieves stress

  • Encourages relaxation

  • Improves circulation

  • Lower blood pressure

  • Relaxes muscles

  • Promotes deeper and easier breathing

  • Relieves headaches

  • Strengthens the immune system

  • Improves rehabilitation after injury

  • Reduces anxiety and depression

There are various types of massage all with their specific purpose and benefits, take a look at the types of treatments to see which therapy would be most appropriate for you.


See below for some more specific benefits of the various types of massage therapists that I offer.  If you have any questions regarding the benefits, differences or which therapy would be suitable for your needs then please contact me and I will be more than happy to answer any queries.


Therapeutic treatment benefits


Hot stone massage


This is a great addition to the Swedish massage to enhance its therapeutic nature. Using hot stones to place on the body and used to massage with as well creates a warming, relaxing treatment that:


  • Provides relief from pain associated with fibromyalgia, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome and other chronic conditions

  • Decreases pain and muscle spasms

  • Reduces chronic stress and tension

  • Increases flexibility in joints, aiding in easier mobility and movement

  • Relieves pain and tension created by strained and contracted muscles


Indian head massage 


This therapy is deeply relaxing and balancing which is performed over the clothes, traditionally in the seated position, having the following benefits:

  • Helps prevent migraines, headaches and back pain

  • Promotes hair growth

  • Increases the natural secretion of oil, Sebum, on to the hair improving hair health

  • Detoxifies the body by stimulating lymphatic drainage

  • Relieves sleeplessness, restlessness and insomnia

  • Relieves symptoms of anxiety and depression

  • Renews energy levels

  • Boosts memory capabilities


Thai foot massage


This therapy of the lower leg and foot is a combination of massage and pressure points to help balance the bodies energy leaving you feeling relaxed. The following benefits are:

  • Improves circulation in feet and legs

  • Improves lymphatic drainage

  • A boost for the immune system

  • Reduces stiffness and improves flexibility

  • Encourages physical healing

  • Stress relief

  • Improves sleep

  • Lifts your mood

  • Improves concentration and clarity of mind

  • Leaves you with a general feeling of tranquillity, calmness and well being


Sports and Remedial treatment benefits


The difference between deep tissue and sports massage are very subtle and depends on the application of various techniques for the treatments overall intended purpose.


Deep tissue massage is a more general in nature working deeper into the specific muscles for the following purposes:

  • Release chronic muscle tension

  • Break up and eliminate scar tissue

  • Loosen muscle tissues, release toxins from muscles and get blood and oxygen circulating properly

  • Relax and unwind

Whereas sports massage is more specific in its application and can be used during training, conditioning, pre- event, post-event or injury rehabilitation. It is a great way to keep the body in balance and working efficiently when competing or training. It uses a number of specific massage techniques to gain the following benefits, depending on the desired outcome, which include:


  • Speeding up the healing of damaged or stressed muscles, tissues and joints

  • Preventing and recovering from muscle and tendon injuries

  • Releasing muscle tension

  • Improving the suppleness and flexibility of muscles and joints

  • Improving blood circulation

  • Reduce swelling

  • Assisting in the removal of metabolic waste

  • Remodelling scar tissue when required