Massage is often seen as a therapy purely for relaxation, however it does have a range of other benefits for both your physical and mental wellbeing. As Trafford physiotherapists, we often recommend massage or sports massage as part of a treatment plan.
You can also book a massage simply as a standalone treatment. Our highly qualified team are experienced in the full spectrum of techniques including Indian head massage, aromatherapy and Swedish massage.
We offer a personal approach to your treatment, working hard to understand what you’re looking to achieve and tailoring your therapy accordingly.
At Total Physiotherapy Trafford, as well as massage and physiotherapy, we also offer a number of other complementary therapies. Choose from a range of different psychological services to help improve your mental health, including CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy).
This technique is a combination of many different styles of massage all rolled in to one treatment that is focussed on relaxing your whole body. The hands of the masseuse push blood towards your heart, targeting knots and relieving tension in your body.
Aromatherapy adds another relaxing dimension to your massage. Essential oils are massaged in to your skin, and beautiful scents fill the room and your senses. Our team will listen to your needs and what you want to achieve from your massage so they can create the perfect blend.
If you’re struggling with migraines or have a busy mind that needs a break, then an Indian head massage can be a wonderful way to unwind. In the Indian tradition the massage is focussed on relaxation, with attention also paid to your shoulders and neck.
Our experienced reflexologists understand the principles of this traditional Chinese medicine and are able to help restore balance within your body. During your treatment, pressure is applied to your ears, hands and feet.
If you’re suffering from anxiety or depression, or perhaps life’s pressures are causing you a great deal of stress, then massage can help. Mental health charity, Mind highlight how massage can promote a better sense of mental wellbeing.
Sleep problems are a chronic issue in our society. Massage is shown time and time again to improve sleep quality, so it’s certainly worth a try if you’re finding it hard to get a good night’s sleep.
The very nature of a massage means that your muscles are getting the attention they need. An experienced masseuse can help to relax your muscle tissue, paying attention to any nerves that could be compressed and causing problems.
When you’re struggling with back pain it can really impact your quality of life. Massage treatment can relax tight muscles and also help to improve circulation and blood flow, both helping to ease your pain.
When you want to get the most from your performance, sports massage can be effective. Our experienced sports massage team in Trafford can help with injuries and improve your range of motion, allowing you to take your game to the next level.
Working as a complement to our sports physiotherapy treatments, or as a standalone service, our team understand the demands different sports place on the body and how to tailor a treatment plan effectively.
Sports massage offers a range of different benefits:
Professional athletes have always used sports massage to help them recover from injury faster, reducing the amount of time they need to spend out of action. If you’re struggling to get back on track, see how the treatment could help you.
Working deep in to your muscles, sports massage effectively helps make your joints more supple. Research in 2018 focussed on improving range of motion in the shoulder demonstrated how powerful the treatment could be.
Every athlete is looking for a way to get more from their body, and sports massage can help you get there. Our sports massage team can help to reduce any pain and tension and help prepare your body for the goal you’re trying to reach.
You know that your mind is as much responsible for your performance as your body. Sports massage helps to relax and reinvigorate your mind, making it ideal before a marathon or other sporting challenge.
When you visit Total Physiotherapy Trafford, we work hard to understand what you’re hoping to gain from your therapy, so we can put together the right treatment plan. Is it for pain, tight muscles or are you simply looking for a way to relax?
Once your therapist is satisfied they understand what you’re looking for, your treatment will begin. During which time you can relax and enjoy your therapy.
Click here to book your appointment or call 0161 749 9051. If you need advice on your treatment plan then get in touch. Our highly qualified team will be more than happy to talk you through your options.
Our clinic can be found inside David Lloyd Leisure Club in Trafford Park, with plenty of free parking available. Close to the Trafford Centre, it’s easily reached from Stretford, Eccles and Salford.