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Tui Na is an intensive, deep tissue, form of massage therapy that originated in ancient China. It concentrates on the freeing the blocked energy meridians to bring about prompt relief from pain and to allow the body to heal itself. Tui Na works towards opening the body’s defensive Chi to get the energy moving through meridians as well as muscles.
Rather than a relaxation massage, it focuses on curing specific ailments. Common techniques include brushing, kneading, rolling, pressing and rubbing the areas of acupressure points. The treatment is most suitable for everyone who enjoys deep pressure massage, especially on the neck, shoulder and back. It is very useful in treating chronic problems such as shoulder pain, joint pain, back pain, and disorders in the lower leg and ankle.
Foot massage is a simple and effective method to relax your body and mind. It is based on the principles of reflexology that involves applying pressure on organ reflex points points in the foot. Stress is reduced and your nervous system is brought into a more balanced state. You will experience a deeply relaxed feeling throughout your entire body.
Traditional Chinese foot massage consists of a foot bath followed by an intense massage. It begins by soaking the feet in hot water infused with tea and herbs. After drying off, lotion is applied to the feet and they are being rubbed, kneaded, pushed and massaged. The treatment can also involve the lower legs, and things, even shoulders, upper back, neck.
Thai Reflexology Massage is a much softer treatment that includes hands-on techniques such as graceful two handed palm movements, stretches, circular massage movements and thumb pressure along with the use of a special Reflexology stick made out of teak for specific acupressure to stimulate organ reflex points on the soles of the feet. The benefits of both include
At JC Spa, you will have the choice between:
Swedish massage is one of the best-known types of massage. Based on the Western concepts of anatomy and physiology, this massage style uses firm but gentle pressure to promote relaxation and ease muscle tension. Massage oils help to facilitate the kneading, strokes and stretching movements. The Therapeutic version of this massage usually includes some deeper work on areas of specific muscle tension, gradually breaking up adhered tissues. Benefits of Swedish massage go far beyond muscle relaxation, it
Osteopathic medicine combines a holistic view of the human body with thorough knowledge of anatomy and physiology. It is based on the assumption that most diseases are related to problems in the musculoskeletal system. Even small changes in this structure have a direct impact on the functions of our body.
Our osteopaths identify restrictions and tensions of the tissues in your body and use a broad range of gentle hands-on techniques like soft tissue stretching, deep tactile pressure, and mobilisation or manipulation of joints. They help your body to function again as a balanced and efficient system.
Osteopathy can be beneficial for the treatment of pain from injury or and for the treatment of chronic pain as well as other health problems. The most common issues include