Massage therapy and physiotherapy are very popular treatments for people who suffer from muscular pain and tension. They both offer benefits to mental and physical well-being and work to restore the body to its optimal health and function. It is important, though, to understand the differences between these two disciplines, so that we can choose the professional treatment that will suit exactly our needs.
Massage and mental health: facts and myths
Mental health is a person’s state of mind and is associated with psychological and emotional well-being. Mental health issues can be caused by different reasons, ranging from the worries of everyday life to more serious conditions.
With its significant benefits such as stress relief and overall relaxation, professional massage therapy is being more and more chosen by people who wish to improve their mental health as an additional option to fit into a treatment plan.
Here at Fulham Massage & Wellness we care about your well-being and we want to ensure that you make the most of our professional treatments. We believe it is important that you are fully aware of the benefits of a massage on your body and on your mind, therefore we would like to share six main myths, followed by the actual facts, related to massage therapy and mental health:
FMW top posture tips to prevent pain
A good posture is essential to prevent body aches and pain that, if persistent, can lead to chronic diseases which will require a long cycle of treatments to disappear. After all, the old saying “prevention is better than cure” has a lot of truth in it!
Regular deep tissue massages definitely help to improve your posture and there are also simple exercises that you can do by yourself to maintain the benefits between treatments. Today we would like to share our Fulham team’s top tips on how to keep a healthy body posture so that you can prevent pain and increase your overall well-being.
When you are about to receive a deep tissue massage, surely you are expecting to get some relief for any pain or muscular tension you might be experiencing in that moment. Or, more simply, you are looking forward to feeling relaxed and invigorated afterwards. Have you ever wondered how you can prepare your skin, so that you will benefit the most from your next treatment?
Here at Fulham Massage & Wellness we are specialised in clinical treatments and our main goal is to help all our clients to increase their well-being; we don’t offer strictly beauty massages, however we would like to share few tips on the perfect skincare before a professional massage.
Covid-19 Policy at FMW
As a result of Coronavirus we are issuing guidelines and advice to protect the health and wellbeing of all our clients and staff at Fulham Massage & Wellness. These protocols are to keep your health and well-being our number one priority and may change as the pandemic and local conditions necessitate and government and professional guidelines instruct.
Greetings from Fulham Massage & Wellness team
Although we miss you and our normal routines very much, we are trying to stay healthy, positive and ready for when the time comes to see you again. Our team of therapists and receptionists have been keeping busy with the training on new treatment protocols but we still manage to enjoy some quality free time. Here is a sneak peek of what we have all been up to in the last weeks:
How massage boosts your immune system
There are surely many ways to boost our immune system: a healthy diet including plenty of water, physical exercise, a regular and quality sleep, controlled and protected exposure to sunlight, vitamin supplements, being in a good mood by keeping in touch with the people we love, helping others and engaging in fun and relaxing activities.
Did you know that a professional massage can also help boost the immune system and get your defences in a fighting fit order, which never like now has been so important? Here at Fulham Massage & Wellness we care about your health and would like to share the reasons why the types of treatments we offer in our clinic have, amongst various ones, the benefit of strengthening your immune system.
Greetings from Fulham Massage & Wellness team!
It has been almost three months whilst Fulham Massage & Wellness temporarily closed its doors due to Covid-19. We believe it is extremely important to stay in touch and keep you in the loop on how our team is doing these weeks. Thankfully we are all well and healthy and can’t wait to see you again – hopefully – very soon. Check out our latest updates here: