Massage Therapy Station
East Croydon, Surrey
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About Massage Therapy Station
Massage Therapy Station provides holistic and sports massage to clients in Croydon. The clinic is located centrally in St George’s Walk within MyPTStudio Croydon Ltd and is open on Saturdays 08:00 – 14:00 and Thursday evenings 19:00 – 21:00.
As well as providing massage treatments within a clinic environment, Massage Therapy Station also provides short massage sessions at local sports events (any donations offered to a local charity). If you are the organiser of a sports event in Croydon and would like to offer a massage service, please get in touch.
Massage Therapy Station can also offer professional chair massage days within the business environment. Massage has shown to significantly improve productiveness of employees and reduce staff absence. If you have a meeting room at work that is available one day a month, we can offer 15 minute massage treatments to staff throughout the day. Please contact us to find out more.
Alison Kelly has an ITEC Dip in Massage Therapy and setup the Massage Therapy Station after graduating from St Mary’s University, Twickenham. She is currently working towards her Level 3 Sports Massage. Alison is CNHC registered for Massage Therapy.
During her spare time Alison is a member of Croydon Striders and Be Cool Running and takes part in various running events (10K, Half Marathon, sprint Triathlons). She recently completed the London Marathon on 24th April 2016.
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MYPTstudio,, 40-44 St George's Walk, Croydon CR0 1YJ
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Massage Therapy Station Services
Swedish Massage (60 mins or 30 mins)
In all types of massage therapy, the intention is to relax the soft tissues, increase delivery of blood and oxygen to the massaged areas, warm them, and help the body to relax. In a typical massage therapy session, the practitioner will discuss symptoms, medical history and the desired results. The practitioner generally performs some evaluation through touch before beginning the massage. Oil or powder help reduce friction on the skin and the therapist may use other aids, such as ice, heat, fragrances, or machines. Massage may be found to bring relief from everyday aches, reduce stress, increase relaxation, address feelings of anxiety and tension, and aid general wellness. It can also be used in support of other therapies to assist in the rehabilitation of muscular injuries. It is important to choose a qualified massage therapist who has undertaken all the necessary training to understand the theory and practice of massage therapy. You can check whether a massage therapist is registered with the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) by searching the register at www.cnhc.org.uk By choosing massage therapists registered with the CNHC you can be confident that they are properly trained, qualified and insured. Alison is CNHC registered.
Sports Massage (60 minutes or 30 minutes)
Sports therapy uses a range of therapeutic techniques for the prevention, recognition and treatment of minor sports injuries. It can also be used to provide support with people wanting to maintain and improve fitness. A typical session will involve appraising the injury using a number of techniques including posture analysis, gait analysis, biomechanical assessment, as well as soft tissue assessment. The session itself may include soft tissue therapy, mechanical and electrical treatment, cooling or warming therapy and mobilisation. Sports therapy may be used to address an extensive range of injuries. Sports therapy may also be found to be helpful in the mental preparation of athletes for sporting participation.
Chair Massage (15 mins or 30 mins)
This is the ideal massage for companies, events, conferences, concerts and gatherings as no oils are used and you don’t have to remove your clothes! In the workplace, on-site chair massage helps reduce issues such as neck and shoulder pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis and stress or migraine headaches. These are all examples of chronic pain patterns associated with sitting for long periods of time at a desk, repetitive muscular actions and poor posture. Not only will the onsite chair massage help with these common issues but Alison will also provide advice on correct posture and stretches. Just from a short 10 minutes session, and up to a longer 30 minute massage you will feel your muscles relax and have a renewed sense of energy. Benefits of on-site chair massage for employees: Relieves muscular pain and tension Reduces fatigue Lowers anxiety Helps prevent repetitive strain injury Boosts immunity Improves problem solving and creative thinking Benefits of on-site chair massage for companies: Improves productivity Increases morale and creates a better work environment Increases employee retention Decreases absenteeism Improves job satisfaction Helps recruitment prospects
Massage Therapy Station
From September 2015 to present.
After completing studies at St Mary's University Twickenham, Alison setup her clinic within MyPTstudio , St George's Walk Croydon. Current clinic opening times are Thursdays 7pm-9pm and Saturdays 8am-2pm.
Jubilee Selsdon 10K Run
Offering free massage to this registered for the Selsdon 10k Jubilee run on 26th June 2016. All money raised to go towards the organisation's chosen charity - the British Heart Foundation (http://croydonjubileechurch.blogspot.co.uk/p/blog-page_19.html)
St Mary's University, Twickenham
ITEC Level 3 Massage Therapy
From September 2015 to March 2016.
Three distinct units covered: Body massage Anatomy and physiology Business Practice for Complementary Therapies Anatomy and physiology covered the following: Body systems: skeletal, muscular, circulatory and lymphatic, neurological, endocrine, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive. Histology Anatomical planes and positions Skin, hair and nails Common pathologies affecting each body system Applying the foundation of knowledge of anatomy and physiology, is able to give a full body massage. Course also included: Full body massage using a variety of techniques The treatment environment and the working area Therapist appearance and behaviour Client care and preparation Legislation and working practices Client consultations including contraindications and restrictions Reflective practice The history and philosophy of massage Good practice and legal obligations Principles and practice for complementary therapies Full insured and registered as a therapist with the CNHC (listed on their website)
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