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Holistic Massage – Choosing between Swedish massage, hot stone massage, back and shoulder massage or Indian head massage


Holistic Massage Ipswich SuffolkWant to soothe away those aches and pains? Treat yourself to a luxurious pampering session? Or just enjoy some well-deserved time out?

Massage has been used as a form of therapy and healing for thousands of years. Known for its physical and emotional benefits, touch therapy is practiced the world over. It is believed to reduce stress and anxiety and relieve muscle tension, boost circulation and stimulate the release of endorphins (natural painkillers and mood enhancers) into the body to help with pain relief.

Complements Therapy offers a full range of holistic massage treatments to ladies in Ipswich and the surrounding area.

With a number of techniques available, it is sometimes difficult to decide which one is best for you. This article discusses the different massage treatments available from Complements, including Swedish massage, hot stone massage, back and shoulder massage and Indian head massage.

Swedish Body Massage

Swedish massage is a holistic therapy which uses variety of strokes and pressure techniques to treat the entire being – the mind, body and soul. Massage is an ancient form of healing which started as a structured system of touch and was found to produce positive results for people's health and emotional well-being. It is known to relieve stress, promote calmness, boost confidence and self-image.

Massage is a natural way to help treat conditions such as circulatory problems, arthritis, insomnia, chronic and acute pain, digestive disorders, headaches and sports injuries. It also helps to alleviate PMT and menopausal symptoms as it promotes harmony through relaxation. Read more...

Hot Stone Massage

Hot stone massage uses therapeutic heat of Basalt stones on key points of the body to help soothe away aches and pains, rebalance the body's natural energy systems and enhance overall health and well-being. This comforting full-body therapy combines hot stones and Swedish massage for a deeper and more powerful treatment. Read more...

Hot stone therapy helps improve circulation, relieve stress, depression and anxiety and reduce back pain. Cold stones can also be used to increase the lymph flow and stimulate the nervous system.

Indian Head Massage

Indian head massage is based on the Ayurvedic form of healing and has been used in India for thousands of years. This relaxing massage balances your body's natural energy systems, called the chakras. It focuses on the back, neck, shoulder and face using a variety of massage pressures and techniques.

Indian head massage helps relieve headaches, insomnia, treat aches and pains, increase circulation and encourage hair growth. It is also a great stress buster and fantastic for the relief of shoulder and neck tension. Read more...

Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage

The back, neck and shoulders are prone to stiffness and tension. Complement Therapy's back, neck and shoulder massage is designed to ease stress and tension from these key areas to promote relaxation and enhance a feeling of well-being. This soothing and comforting half hour massage will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Note for more information on this, read the Swedish Massage page