oncology

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“offering support, comfort and a caring touch”

An oncology massage is a specialist massage therapy for those who have been diagnosed with or are recovering from cancer. It uses expert techniques and works therapeutically to give a renewed sense of deep relaxation

possible benefits

  • prevention of skin problems (e.g. bed sores)
  • relives muscle soreness
  • increase uptake of nutrition
  • stimulation of lymphatic flow
  • increases range of motion
  • increase in relaxation – encourages deeper respiration (O2)
  • decreases oedema & lymph-oedema
  • decrease or stimulation of parasympathetic system
  • stimulates digestive system
  • improves quality of sleep
  • increase alertness & mental clarity
  • decrease chemo & radiotherapy symptomology
  • faster recovery from anaesthesia
  • faster wound healing
  • improves scar tissue elasticity
  • improve effectiveness of medication, physical therapy, medical procedures
  • relief from touch deprivation
  • re-establish a positive body image
  • decrease anxiety and depression
  • provides a form of distraction

 call Sarah on 07904900383 to discuss treatment before booking

 

 

(please note – this is not a cure for cancer, but a way of helping yourself through the journey)