What is a Swedish Massage?
A Swedish massage and other types of therapeutic massages are performed by trained, licensed massage therapists. It can be slow and gentle, or vigorous and deep depending on what you request from your massage therapist.
A Swedish massage aims to induce relaxation. Depending on the masseur a combination of strokes to the muscles and surrounding tissues can be used which include sliding, kneading, tapping, vibration and friction; the most commonly used and very relaxing sliding strokes.
What is a physiotherapy massage?
When physiotherapists massage they are doing it for a purpose to help you recover from an injury or surgery and reduce pain. They can also use massage to help prevent you having an injury or pain and before surgery to help your rehab be quicker after surgery.
Does all physiotherapy include a massage?
Physiotherapy can include massage as one of the treatments.
What is sports massage therapy?
Sports massage therapy if regular helps to prevent injuries happening or pain developing in the body. They also help people recover from injuries quicker and help reduce pain.
How does a sports massage work?
The massage manipulates the soft tissues of the body including the skin, muscles and connective tissue and this helps to reduce tension, improve alignment, improve movement, reduce pain and help make your body in better condition.
Benefits of a massage therapy
Massage is beneficial to help return blood flow to the heart increasing oxygen levels in the blood and improving circulation and getting rid of toxins. It also helps to improve flexibility and reduce tension.
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Pietro graduated in Italy obtaining a first class honours in Physiotherapy where he started his career working as an outpatient physiotherapist providing treatments to neurological and orthopaedic patients with sub-acute and chronic conditions. ...
Suchit completed his Bachelors’ degree in Physiotherapy in Belgaum, India in 2000. He worked for two years in India, primarily in the earthquake affected area of Gujrat and gained extensive experience of managing complex orthopaedic conditions includ...
Tricia Scott qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 2006 from University of East London. She is a highly experienced physiotherapist who commenced her career in the NHS Trust hospitals and is currently working within the NHS Trusts and private ho...
Ivan (M.Ost) qualified from the University College of Osteopathy (formerly the British School of Osteopathy) in London and is a registered osteopath with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) and the Institute of Osteopathy (IO). Ivan is also a qual...
Eric graduated from the University of Ghana with a BSc Physiotherapy Degree in 2012. He completed his rotations in Neurology, Respiratory, Orthopaedics in Ghana and also practiced in Private Clinics for 2 years before moving to the United Kingdom. E...
Maninder has 17 years of experience in providing Physiotherapy assessment and treatment to patients in NHS and private settings. She started working with NHS in 2005 and got the opportunity to work in Surrey and London Hospitals. Her areas of experti...
Michelle is a female physiotherapist registered with the Health Professions Council -PH108125 Physiotherapist’s profile is available on request – please phone 0207 884 0374 or email firstname.lastname@example.org...
Abu Ambia qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 2009 from St George’s University of London. He has worked within the NHS, social services and private sector – specialising in Musculoskeletal, Orthopaedics, Elderly Care and Post-operative Rehabi...
Jessica qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist from University of Birmingham in 2013. After qualifying Jessica worked as a kayaking instructor in France for several months before moving to Suffolk to work with elderly patients in hospital. She mov...
Claire grew up and studied in South Africa, graduating in 2007 with four diplomas in Clinical Personal Fitness Training, Sports Nutrition, Holistic Massage and Clinical Exercise. She went on to work in the health and sports industry as a Personal Tr...