Evidence exists for the use of massage in many ancient civilisations such as China, Rome, Greece and Mesopotamia.
Hippocrates, the most outstanding figure in the history of medicine e.g. ‘The Hippocratic Oath’, once stated that a physician must be, ‘…….experienced in many things, but most definitely rubbing.’
Medical research has shown the benefits of massage to include:
- Pain relief
- Reduced trait anxiety
- Help with depression
- Reduce blood pressure and heart rate
- Improved muscle performance
The ways in which massage helps with the above are numerous:
- Blockpain signals
- Preventing and breaking down scartissue
- Helping with lymphatic flow
- Improving sleepquality
What can OnPoint Massage do for you?
At OnPoint we offer a range of massage therapies that can be modified to suit your requirements. The more traditional therapies include:
Relaxation– perfect for those in a stressful occupation, it helps soothe tired and aching muscles.
Deep Tissue– this form of massage aims for the more ingrained, deeper, tight points, ones that may have been there for many years.
Remedial Massage- utilised for injury prevention and treatment. This form focusses on an area of the body to assist function and performance.
Sports Massage- vigorous activity can take its toll on your muscles. This massage form aims to release tension developed throughout the event, helping to gain flexibility, strength and general suppleness. It can also be used prior to an event to assist performance.
Pregnancy Massage- this should only be performed by someone who understands and is trained in the demands of pregnancy. It is perfect for those aches and pains caused by the body pressure of pregnancy. You OnPoint Massage therapist will make sure you’re comfortable with the use of proper pillow placement.
And remember, as each body is unique we can modify the session to suit yours. Just let one of our friendly therapists know which area you would like focussed on.
Our Massage Therapists have helped thousands of everyday people on the Gold Coast, and more specifically Ashmore, Molendinar, Southport, Nerang and Carrara, to jump back into life!
So what are you waiting for, we would love you to call or book online.