Swedish Massage

patient receiving a Swedish massage sessionAt Acupuncture That Works we are delighted to now be able to offer a range of massages including Swedish Massage.

Swedish Massage is one of the most commonly known western therapeutic treatments and is the basis for other treatments such as deep tissue and sports massage. It is a massage that is commonly used to promote mental and physical relaxation as well as aiding a range of bodily ailments. Commonly the skin is lubricated in massage oils by the therapist and then massaged in using a variety of stroke techniques. The aim is the help circulation and ‘wake up’ your muscles to allow any pain or tension to be released through breaking down muscles knots.

Generally it is believed that Swedish Massages are used only to help individuals relax but there are in fact many other health benefits. The massage techniques used will help to properly oxygenate the blood which will allow the regulation of a number of your body’s systems. This circulation will allow your cardiovascular system to improve as well as aiding the lymphatic system is removing toxins from the body. You will also find that you have improve mobility and flexibility in your muscles after a couple of treatments. If you feel that a specific area of your body would benefit from muscle stimulation you should discuss this with your therapist beforehand to ensure it is given adequate attention.

At Acupuncture That Works, our Acupuncturist and massage therapist Tina provides a variety of massages including Lava Shell Relax Massage, Swedish Massage, Advanced Massage Techniques, on site chair massage and Sports Massage. Tina has qualified from Shulan College of Chinese Medicine in Acupuncture and Tuina Massage and is a member of the FHT.


If you would like to find out more about how Swedish Massage could be part of your wellbeing programme then why not give us a call on 0800 051 76 88 and find out more?  We work out of two clinics in Northwich and can provide this service to individuals throughout Cheshire.