Bookings are essential with therapists available on a rostered timetable. There are 2-3 massage therapists working every day with appointments after 5pm and Saturdays for your convenience. 

Please phone (03) 385 0544 for an appointment. If you get the answer machine leave a message

with your phone number and we will get straight back to you.

Deep Tissue

Deep tissue massage uses slow, firm and specific techniques to realign muscle fibres and restore normal movement of muscles and tendons. It is commonly applied during rehabilitation from injury and may involve the therapist using thumbs, fists, elbows or  forearms in a specific direction. It is commonly used in conjunction with other techniques such as heat, ice or specific stretching techniques.

Neuromuscular Therapy

Treatment style massage aimed to restore balance to the soft tissue. This may include postural analysis, trigger point therapy, heat or ice packs and stretching to target specific dysfunctional muscles.

Pre and Post-Natal

Massage aimed at health and relaxation of the pregnant woman, usually in the side-lying position. Targeted relief to specific areas of discomfort in the woman's expanding body e.g. low back and hips, neck and shoulders, calves and feet.

Sports Events

A team of massage therapists come to your sports event and provide post-race sports massage to ease the tension in muscles that have just been worked. Post event sports massage reduces muscle soreness and fatigue and promotes recovery after an event.

Mentoring

Heather and Charles provide mentoring for the new or practicing therapist who feel the need to update skills or seek to improve specific areas of their business or practice.

Gift Vouchers

Gift vouchers are available for purchase in either half hour or one hour sessions. They are valid for 6 months from the date of purchase and are transferable.

Massage Prices

30 minutes:  $55

45 minutes:  $70

60 minutes:  $85

90 minutes:  $130

Sports Massage

Massage orientated toward working with athletes, their associated injuries and maintenance. Regular sports massage may enhance athletic performance, promote recovery after events and keep small injuries from becoming large ones.

Relaxation

Moderate depth massage to knead the tension out of the muscles, lots of long sweeping strokes to help you unwind and relax.

Bowen Technique

A technique that works on connective tissues (fascia).  Useful in treating musculo-skeletal or neurological problems including acute sports injuries and chronic or organic conditions. Safe and holistic it addresses the whole person and aims to treat the cause of problems, rather than the symptoms.

On-site chair massage

Using a specifically designed massage chair we come to your office or workplace to address the tension in neck and shoulder muscles. All massages are performed fully clothed in a seated position.

Acupuncture

Toyohari (Japanese) acupuncture is a refined system of meridian therapy that uses gentle needle techniques and emphasizes the use of pulse diagnosis.

Supplies

Available for purchase from the clinic:

  - Anti-flamme

  - Spiky balls

  - Wheat bags

  - Rocktape

INSURANCE

Depending on the company and type of policy you have you may be able to claim some massage therapy treatments. Check with your provider or therapist to see if this cover is available to you.

 

 

 

To make an appointment phone 03 385 0544

 

 

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