Is massage safe for Everyone?
A massage is considered best way to relax and improve your wellbeing. However some medical conditions require caution. These include cardiovascular conditions and heart disease especially in cases of thrombosis, phlebitis, bruises and oedema.
During the first three months of pregnancy, a pregnant women should avoid massage on the abdomen because the risk of miscarriage is highest.
If you are unsure, whether you should have a mobile massage treatment in London you should inform your physician prior to seeking treatment or give us a call .
Whats is the difference between effleurage and petrissage?
Effleurage is a very relaxing Gliding strokes where your masseuse is using her the palms, thumbs and fingertips and Petrissage and when she is kneading movements with her hands, thumbs and her fingers, both massages movements improve circulation and oxigen levels on your system.
- Friction: Circular pressures with the palms of hands, thumbs and/or fingers
- Vibration: Oscillatory movements that shake or vibrate the body
- Percussion: Brisk hacking or tapping
Passive and active movements: bending and stretching
Each type of stroke offers different benefits.