At PhysioReform, our massage therapists are highly skilled, not to mention qualified, and above all passionate about what they do. We offer a range of luxurious massages, from deep tissue to relaxing massage. Our smiling, friendly and talented massage therapists’ amazing hands will make you feel like a different person. This is quite simply the finest Massage Auckland has available.
What is Massage?
Massage therapy is a hands-on technique in which pressure is applied to different areas of the body to manipulate soft tissue and enhance an individual’s well-being. It is a common treatment within the health care model and aims to support clients in balancing mental, physical and emotional needs. There are a variety of different massage techniques such as deep tissue massage, relaxation massage and reflexology. Each have a specific purpose depending on the goals of the session.
How does massage work?
Apart from being an incredibly satisfying therapy, massage has a number of physiological benefits which can enhance both physical and emotional wellbeing.
These include but are not limited to:
Reduces anxiety and increases the state of relaxation
Reduction in cortisol (stress hormone)
Increased concentration of serotonin (improves mood, appetite, sleep and memory/learning)
Reduction in passive muscle stiffness
Increases joint range of motion
Reduce pain perception
Breaks down scar tissue
Conditions massage therapy can help
Musculoskeletal aches and pains (back, neck and shoulder stiffness etc)
Post exercise therapeutic release (i.e. post marathon)
Headaches & Migranes
Arthritis and associate pain
Chronic injuries and ailments
Work related pain and injuries
RSI and desk related pain