Therapies

Therapies and their descriptions

Acupuncture: Acupuncture is the oldest Chinese system of therapeutics when needles are pricked in specific acupuncture points of the body along the meridians for the treatment of disease.

 

Acupressure: Acupressure is a safe, simple and effective method of applying pressure on specific acupressure points of the body with the fingers in order to get maximum therapeutic effects

 

Aromatherapy: Aromatherapy or essence therapy is a gentle complementry therapy where the essences and essential oils from plants, shrubs and trees are used for therapeutic purposes. Many say that the practice dates back to the time of the Egyptians.

 

Bamboo Massage: Bamboo Massage is a massage where different sizes and shapes of bamboo canes are used as a tool in general massage. Sometimes traditional massage techniques can be used to accompany the treatment. This traditional Chinese practice is sometimes used in conjunction with Hot Stone therapies.

 

Cupping: Cupping is a technique of traditional Chinese medicine where suction is applied to diseased parts of the body using traditionally ceramic or bamboo cups. (Modern versions of these cups are often made in plastic) in order to increase the regional circulation and thereby promotes healing. In very ancient times the horns of animals were used for this purpose.

 

Ear Candles: Ancient Indian alternative treatment. Tapered end of an ear candle is placed in the ear while the other end of the candle is lit. It balances the client, relaxing, softens ear war and it is in the belief that impurities are drawn out.

 

Gem Therapy: Gem therapy or treatment with gemstones is a recent discovery in the field of complementary medicines, where specific gems are used for the treatment of specific ailments

 

Hot Stone Massage: Hot Stone Massage is a massage where different sizes and shapes of Basalt stones are used as a tool in general massage. Sometimes traditional massage techniques can be used to accompany the treatment. The direct heat of the stones relaxes muscles, expands blood vessels and encourage blood flow.

 

Colonic Hydrotherapy: Hydrotherapy is that branch of nature cure where water is used in all forms for the treatment of cleaning, cleansing and toning the colon.

 

Hypnotherapy: Hypnotherapy is a psychological state with physiological attributes superficially resembling sleep and marked by an individual’s level of awareness other than the ordinary conscious state.

 

Indian Head Massage: Indian Head Massage uses and adapts classic Swedish massage techniques for treating scalp, face, neck, shoulders and upper arms.

 

Lymphatic Drainage: Manual Lymphatic Drainage is a gentle massage which is intended to encourage the natural drainage of the lymph from the tissues.

 

Massage: The manipulative therapy of massage utilises and applies moves and techniques to body tissues and muscle to help create a stress free area.

 

Reflexology: Reflexology is a scientific method of treatment where pressures applied at specific regions on the sole of the foot to cure a specific disease by stimulating the reflex zone systematically to get the therapeutic effects

 

Reiki: Reiki is a spiritual healing art with its roots in Japanese origin. Reiki is the life energy that flows through all living things and is a form of therapy that uses hands on/no touch and visualisation techniques with the goal of improving the flow of life energy in a person.

 

Sinus Treatment: This treatment is when pressure points are stimulated in order to help release the build up of blocked sinus.

 

Waxing: Waxing is a form of semi permanent hair removal which removes the hair from the root. Tommytherapy uses strip waxing and soft wax.

 

 

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