Services

Here is some information about the services and also about contraindications.

Classical massage

Classic massage (western massage) is a dynamic therapy of long strokes, friction and compression, designed to invigorate the body by stimulating the flow of blood to the heart.
The benefits of massage include: integral relaxation, removed waste products from the tissues, improved circulation, pain and tension relief, nourished muscles, rehabilitation and overall health maintenance and well-being. 

Sports Massage

Sports Massage consists of specific components designed to reduce injuries, alleviate inflammation, and provide warm-up, etc. for amateur and professional athletes before, during, after, and within their training regimens. Massage therapists blend classic strokes with such methods as compression, pressure-point therapy, cross-fiber friction, joint mobilization and cryotherapy (ice massage).


Dry cupping therapy

Cupping therapy has been practiced across many cultures all over the world. 

Cupping involves the creation of negative pressure in a cup or suitable hollow vessel. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.

Contraindications of massage

A contraindication is a situation when massage should not be performed. Continuing with treatment may be more detrimental than beneficial and in some cases may cause serious medical problems.

  • Inflammation: Inflamed conditions include anything that ends in -itis, such as: phlebitis (inflammation of a vein), dermatitis (inflammation of the skin), arthritis (inflammation of the joints), and so on. In the case of localized problems, you can still receive massage, however, avoiding the area inflammation itself.
  • Thrombosis, Atherosclerosis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis and gout (when active)
  • Bleeding disorders such as heamophillia
  • Neurological diseases (consult your doctor first)
  • Open sores, wounds, broken bones, recent surgery, muscle ruptures (acute)
  • Cancer (undergoing treatment) 
  • Fever (common cold, sore throat)
  • Intoxication, hungover
Massage can be very therapeutic for many medical conditions. In the above cases it is best to have advice from your physician. In order for the massage therapist and the client relationship to work properly, clear communication is necessary. If the client has any medical conditions, recent injuries or surgeries, or regular medications, the massage therapist needs to be informed prior to the massage treatment.

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