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Oncology Massage Toowoomba

  • Reduces pain
  • Depression
    Fatigue

Oncology Massage is “mindful massage”, focusing on eliciting the relaxation response in clients who have cancer, are in treatment for cancer or who have a history of cancer. Massage techniques that has been adapted to suit the needs of, and to work safely with the person who has cancer.

Oncology Massage ToowoombaI know that a diagnosis of cancer isn’t a death sentence. Most of my clients had their primary diagnosis years before we met. Some are still living well, disease-free; others are living well with cancer.

The level of pressure of the tactile connection is very important and the Society for Oncology Massage (S4OM) has developed international guidelines ensuring that oncology massage pressure is universally practised.

What Does and Oncology Massage Therapist Do?

A trained oncology massage therapist can work safely with the tumour site as well as devices positioned around the body. OM can improve bowel movements and modify the unwanted side effects of chemotherapy and radiation.

Positioning the client in the most comfortable position for their particular needs, at any given time, is vital for relaxing the client and ensuring all the benefits of endorphins, such as anandamide. Medical research shows that oncology massage will reduce pain by 40.2%, anxiety by 52.2%, depression by 30.6% and fatigue by 40.7% (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre, New York 2004) and research in 2007 from University of California showed significant immediate improvement in neutrophils and NK cells.

Benefits of Oncology Massage in Toowoomba

Medical research also shows that the benefits of Oncology Massage continue for several days after the massage experience and, in conjunction with meditation, can create moments of stillness and peace during the emotional chaos of a diagnosis of cancer.

You don't have to travel to Brisbane to get relief.  You can experience the physical and mental benefits of oncology massage in Toowoomba.  Call Lyn to discuss potential benefits for you or a loved one on 0403 933 861

Testimonial:

"Lynn is fantastic and her experience in health sets her apart. During physio rehab for a dislocated shoulder and fracture thanks to massage therapy my range of movement was returned in a matter of months rather than 18 months-2 years."  - Lenora

 

Massage Therapies Toowoomba

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Monday - Friday  8am to 7pm

Saturday              8am to 2pm

Sunday                Closed

 

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