Massage for older people
Massage for the elderly has various physical and mental benefits, which results in
the improvement of health and general well-being. The techniques used for senior
citizens differ greatly from those used with younger people.
Massage is used as a treatment for the management and prevention of age-related
diseases and it is a good alternative to less natural pharmaceutical treatments.
With regular massage, the quality of life is greatly increased, allowing the older
patients to feel younger, healthier, and balanced. Massage for the elderly involves
gentle stroking, kneading, and the application of light pressure on specific points.
Studies by the Touch Research Institute shows that massage facilitates communication
and relaxation, and is therefore an effective therapy in the treatment of
The manipulation of specific points on the body has also been shown to promote the
natural lubrication of joints, greatly assisting in the pain management of patients
suffering from the stiffness of arthritis. . Patients greatly benefit from massage
by gaining an increased range of motion, strengthening of muscles while reducing
tension, and a higher quality night’s sleep. Those who undergo regular massage have
reported sleeping deeper and for longer, which allows the body time to regenerate
and repair itself, resulting in an overall state of greater well-being. .
45 mins Holistic Massage £70.00