Massage Therapy Services
Massage therapy mainly consists of hands-on manipulation of the body’s soft tissue, with an emphasis on muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints.
Unici Santé offers different massage techniques focusing on injury prevention, recovery, and relaxation. Some of these techniques can be applied to sports related injuries and be focused on athletes who either want to prevent or who are recovering from a sports injury.
Other technics include services for women during different stages of their pregnancy, and kinesitherapy (kinesiotherapy), which focuses on treatments using passive and active muscular movements.
Massage types offered also include:
Aims to calm the nervous system and reduce stress levels, while also allowing for the elimination of toxins in the muscles.
Deep tissue massage:
Aims to reduce and relieve chronic muscle pain while also helping to improve mobility and problems related to posture. It helps prevent general injuries and facilitates recovery from sports injuries.
Targets a specific muscle group and is often combined with passive stretching movements and trigger point therapy. Its aim is to help release or soften a muscle knot to reduce or eliminate pain.
Aims at stimulating blood circulation and provides release from stiffness and pain due to increasing weight and expansion of the abdomen.
Targets muscles that have contracted due to lack of use or over exertion, with deeper manoeuvres, and improves both cardiovascular and lymphatic circulation, as well as general flexibility.
Massotherpay treatment aims to reduce muscle tension in a specific group muscle thereby reducing the possibility of a sports injury. It is also indicated for athletes recovering from injuries in combination with other recommended therapies.
Benefits of massage therapy include, but are not limited to:
· Reduction of anxiety and stress hormones
· Reduction of muscle tension and muscle pain
· Stimulation of the circulation and lymphatic system
· Increased mobility of the joints
· Increased flexibility
· Improved cognitive skills and mental alertness
· Improved skin tone
· Overall general relaxation and feeling of well-being