Carla Zijlstra Physiotherapy & Pilates offers the following forms of massage:

Sport massage:            
Stimulation of blood circulation through the fatigued areas. A firm massage through effleurages (long gliding strokes) and petrissages (kneading strokes) and trigger point pressure with uplifting and energizing stretches in tight muscle groups.

Deep tissue massage :
A firm massage to relieve all connective layers of the affected areas.

Lymph drainage :              
Massage focused on increasing the flow of the lymph fluids. Often after trauma and regulation of the excessive fluid build up. Gentle effleurages (long gliding superficial strokes and circulating movements).

Remedial massage:
Regulating massage focused on relaxing and settling of muscle tonus. This massage helps to rebalance areas of concern and relax the mind as well.

Myo facial release:
A deep tissue therapy which treats somatic dysfunction and accompanying pain and restriction of movement. It relaxes contracted muscles, increases circulation of venous and lymphatic drainage.

Swedish Massage:
An oil massage that will gently relieve aches and muscles soreness with techniques which disperse physical tension from the body. The soft tissue techniques are used are a combination of effleurages (long gliding strokes), petrissages (kneading strokes), frictions (deep circular rubbing), tapotagement (tapping) and vibration (fine rapid shaking movements). An excellent revitalizing remedy for jet lagged or clients who have travelled.

Gift vouchers are available for all treatments. Please call: 0458 690 125