Oncology Massage

Oncology massage is tailored to offer comfort and relaxation, for the unique needs of individuals undergoing cancer treatment.

Oncology Massage

An oncology massage can offer relief from various discomforts associated with cancer treatment, such as muscle soreness and fatigue, providing a safe and nurturing experience tailored to your specific needs.

My oncology massage is designed to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and alleviate any discomfort you may be experiencing during your treatment journey. I prioritize your comfort by utilizing specialized cushions and bolsters, along with an adjustable electric massage table, to ensure you remain in a comfortable position throughout the session. Your safety and well-being are paramount, and I tailor each massage to address your unique circumstances and preferences.

Oncology Massage Fees

30 Minutes

£30
  • This 30 minutes oncology massage is ideal for targeting specific areas of the body.

60 Minutes

£45
  • This 60 minute oncology massage is ideal for providing a comprehensive coverage to the entire body.

90 Minutes

£60
  • This 90 minute oncology massage targets all body areas for an enhanced full body experience.

How is the Oncology Massage performed?

Oncology massage is performed with careful consideration for the unique needs and circumstances of individuals undergoing cancer treatment, no one session is ever the same. Here are some key aspects of how oncology massage is typically performed:

Massage Pressure: Gentle

Key aspects of how oncology massage is typically performed

Before the massage session, the massage therapist conducts a thorough assessment of the client’s medical history, current health status, treatment protocols, and any specific concerns or areas of discomfort.

The massage therapist customizes the massage session based on the client’s condition, treatment plan, and preferences. This may involve adjusting the pressure, duration, and techniques used during the massage to ensure safety and comfort.

Oncology massage techniques are typically gentle and nurturing, focusing on promoting relaxation, reducing tension, and relieving discomfort. The therapist may use techniques such as light touch, gentle strokes, and slow movements to minimize the risk of injury or discomfort.

Specialized positioning techniques are often employed to ensure the client’s comfort and safety during the massage. This may involve using supportive cushions, bolsters, or pillows to provide optimal positioning and support for the body, particularly if the client has mobility limitations or is experiencing pain or sensitivity in certain areas.

Open communication between the client and the massage therapist is essential throughout the session. Clients are encouraged to communicate any discomfort, preferences, or concerns they may have, and the therapist adjusts the massage accordingly.

The massage therapist adapts the session in real-time based on the client’s feedback and physical responses. This may involve modifying the pressure, speed, or techniques used during the massage to ensure maximum comfort and effectiveness.

After the massage, the therapist may provide recommendations for self-care techniques, such as gentle stretches, relaxation exercises, or hydration tips, to help prolong the benefits of the massage and support the client’s overall well-being.

Who benefits from Oncology Massage?

Oncology massage is a gentle and supportive therapy that can benefit anyone affected by cancer, whether they are actively undergoing treatment, in remission, receiving palliative care, or who have a history of cancer.

Oncology massage offers a holistic approach to managing symptoms, promoting relaxation, and enhancing quality of life throughout the cancer journey.

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Benefits of Oncology Massage

Oncology massage can help alleviate pain associated with cancer treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Massage techniques can target specific areas of discomfort, providing relief and promoting a greater sense of comfort.

Cancer treatment can be emotionally and mentally taxing. Oncology massage can help reduce feelings of anxiety, stress, and depression by promoting relaxation and enhancing overall well-being. The soothing touch of massage therapy can induce a sense of calm and tranquility, helping individuals cope with the challenges of their cancer journey.

Many cancer patients experience disruptions in sleep patterns due to pain, stress, or side effects of treatment. Oncology massage can promote better sleep quality by reducing tension, easing muscle soreness, and promoting relaxation. Improved sleep can contribute to a better overall quality of life and enhance the body’s ability to heal and recover.

Massage therapy can improve circulation by stimulating blood flow and lymphatic drainage. Enhanced circulation can help deliver oxygen and nutrients to tissues, remove metabolic waste products, and support the body’s natural healing processes. Improved circulation can also reduce swelling and edema, common side effects of cancer treatment.

Research suggests that massage therapy may have a positive impact on immune function. By reducing stress hormones and promoting relaxation, oncology massage can help support the body’s immune system, potentially enhancing its ability to fight infection and illness during cancer treatment.

Ultimately, oncology massage aims to improve the overall quality of life for individuals undergoing cancer treatment. By addressing physical discomfort, reducing emotional distress, and promoting a sense of well-being, massage therapy can help individuals cope more effectively with the challenges of their cancer journey and enhance their overall quality of life.

Andy Milana Massage Therapist

Your Massage Therapist

Hello there, thank you for visiting my website, my name is Andy, I am the owner and massage therapist at Wellness Massage Lexden.

I am a fully qualified Massage Therapist in Swedish Massage and other massage techniques. My main focus is to provide my clients with Relaxation Massage, and Remedial Massage, these are aimed at alleviating the aches and pains of your busy and stressful lives.