Massage Therapy

Touch has been used throughout the world for thousands of years to relax the body and mind and restore health and wellbeing. At Taste 4 Health, we offer a myriad of massage therapies to suit your needs. Speak to us today to find the right therapy for you. Sessions usually take 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the whether the therapist will just address a specific area or give a whole body massage. As oil is used, it is necessary for the patient to be unclothed for the treatment.

Remedial Massage

Remedial massage is a deep massage which focuses on releasing areas of chronic pain and tension by incorporating techniques like trigger point therapy and corrective exercise techniques. This is an extremely effective treatment for chronic conditions resulting from stress, overuse, injury or poor posture.                           

Key benefits of Remedial Massage include: the stimulation to the blood supply allowing toxins in the muscles to be removed; the calming of the peripheral nervous system to ease pain and discomfort; and the toning and relaxing of muscles to improve joint mobility. An improvement to the health of the cells, the repairing of tissues, and the easing of stiffness and tension can also be experienced through therapeutic relaxation.

Swedish Massage

Swedish massage techniques stimulate circulation, relax the mind, and energises the body. Our therapists uses flowing strokes toward the head and manipulate the body’s soft tissues. Applied with oil to reduce skin friction, our therapists combine strokes which include rolling, kneading, vibration, tapping, and percussive movements. Key benefits of Swedish massage include scar tissue adhesion dissolution, improved circulation, improved sleep patterns, and relaxation.

Lymphatic Massage

In lymphatic massage, our therapist uses a range of specialised and gentle rhythmic pumping techniques to move the skin in the direction of lymph flow. This stimulates the lymphatic vessels which carry substances vital to the defence of the body. It also helps to removes waste products, reduces swelling and boosts the immune system and metabolism. It therapy helps to reduce the symptoms of lymphodema, sinus problems, acne, post surgical swelling, cellulite, general sluggishness and poor immune function

Deep Tissue (Sports) Massage

A deep tissue massage works on even deeper layers of tension. The Swedish technique is incorporated into this focused massage, bringing attention to connective tissue using magnesium oil to lessen any chronic pain. If you are consumed with stress or a practicing athlete, this is the ideal massage treatment for you. Before an event such as a marathon or triathlon, a deep tissue/sports massage can help you to avoid injury, while a post-event session can help you to perform at an even higher level. Regular treatments with this massage technique promote health over the long term for athletes at any level of performance.

Aromatherapy Massage

A uniquely customised blend of pure essential oils is combined in this indulgent massage using the health-giving benefits of aromatherapy. The natural oils bathe you in hydration, while a full body massage detoxifies, energises and ultimately relaxes you into a state of total bliss. Stress is relieved via a cleansing regimen, aiding any systems of the body overburdened by the toxins of modern life.

Prenatal- Pregnancy Massage

Prenatal massage is performed by trained massage specialists and includes many effective and safe massage methods and somatic therapies. Prior to birth, these techniques can reduce discomforts and concerns of pregnancy. Mother and fetus gain enhanced emotional and physiological wellbeing.

Prices

30 Minute Massage:  $60

1 Hour Massage: $100

Private Health Funds Accepted

 Infra-red therapy is included in the massage.

WOMEN ONLY