Mountain Gate Therapy Centre

Physical, Emotional & Spiritual Health

Massage

Myotherapy

Myotherapy is a form of manual therapy which focuses on assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pain and associated pathologies. Myotherapy incorporates trigger point therapy and a wide range of soft tissue massage and manipulation including: muscle energy technique, dry needling, and joint mobilisation. Myotherapy treatments incorporate the following: a thorough patient history; observations of tissues, movement, and gait; postural assessment; palpating of spine, peripheral joints, musculature, connective tissue, and associated viscera; clinical orthopaedic and neurological tests.

Duration: 1 hour



Remedial Massage

The aim of remedial massage is to encourage physical and mental relaxation, improve circulation and muscle tone, prevent soft tissue problems, assist the functioning of the digestive system and encourage the elimination of toxins from the body. Massage basically involves manipulating the skin, muscles and joints .

Duration: 1 hour



Sports Massage

Sports massage works the muscular system in preparation for sports training, as well an excellent pre-contest and post-contest work. By warming the muscles, it serves to improve sports performance, and later will assist the muscles in ridding themselves of an excess of latic acid. Sports massage is suitable for anyone participating in regular physical activity. Sports massage promotes flexibility, reduces fatigue, improves endurance, helps prevent injuries and prepares the body and mind for optimal performance. 

Duration: 1 hour



Geriatric Massage


Geriatric massage therapy uses gently, light massage techniques and can include passive stretching and a light oil to permit your muscles to be worked without causing excessive friction to the skin. These techniques can help enhance blood circulation, combat depression, improve balance and flexibility, reduce the pain of arthritis, increase joint mobility, improve posture, and encourage overall well-being.

Duration: 1 hour



Relaxation Massage

There are multiple benefits from receiving a massage. Relaxation massage can reduce blood pressure, aid circulation, decrease stress and tension and enhance your quality of sleep. Massage not only does you good, but makes you feel good. Massage boosts your immunity, helping your body fight off colds and flu more effectively by increasing the amount of white blood cells in your body.

Duration: 1 hour



Swedish Massage

Swedish massage therapy is the most widely known massage therapy. One of the primary goals is to relax the entire body by using long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. Swedish massage is exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood decreasing muscles toxins, improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension.

Duration: 1 hour


Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Lymphatic Drainage Massage assists the lymphatic fluids flow through the body, helping to eliminate toxins and excess fluids, as well as providing a relaxing massage. This improves your overall health and can reduce swelling, break down old scar tissue and provide pain free post operative massage. The effects are very relaxing as well as re-energize.           

Duration: 1 hour


Couples/ Doubles Massage
Share your time together with a relaxation massage using aromatherapy oils. Double the benefits! Double the relaxation! Sharing the massage space is a great way to introduce another to the benefits of massage or simply share the experience with a loved one or a best friend.
Duration: 1 hour

Pregnancy massage

Pregnancy massage offers mothers-to-be an opportunity to rest and relax the body and mind. The benefits of which include improvement in mood, energy, digestion and sleep, enhancement of skin elasticity and muscle flexibility while stimulating the release of endorphin's which act as the body’s natural pain relief.

Duration: 1 hour


Cupping therapy

Cupping has been practiced for thousands of years for the treatment of disease and pain. It is a form of acupuncture that focuses on the movement of blood, energy - called Qi - and body fluids, such as lymph - which circulates around the body's tissues. Oriental medicine states pain is due to stagnation of these systems. This stagnation could be a result of injury or stress. Cupping is believed to stimulate flow of blood, lymph and Qi to the affected area. It's uses include relieving pain in the muscles, especially back pain from stiffness or injury, and clearing congestion in the chest, which can occur with colds and flu.

 


Duration: 1 hour



Ear Candling

The ancient clearing method has been used by Egyptians, the Chinese, Greeks and the Hopi Indians of America. The process involves using a specially made hollow candle which is held gently on the edge of the ear to create a vacuum in the ear, drawing out old wax, residues of past infections and fungus. Candling is said to stimulate the immune system and peripheral blood circulation. Ear candles may also be used to cleanse and harmonize a person's energy fields of auras, prior to medication.


Mobile Massage - Now available in the comfort of your own home!