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Oncology Massage

Oncology Massage Kelvedon

By receiving a relaxing and soothing oncology massage, Kelvedon residents can enjoy some much-needed respite from the distressing effects of cancer. Here at Maypole Health, we have a fully trained oncology massage therapist to administer tailor-made treatment according to your unique circumstances.

After treatment, our patients have benefited from a reduction in pain, nausea, anxiety, depression, fatigue, and other common symptoms associated with cancer and its treatment.

Maypole Health offers a wide range of alternative and complementary therapies, providing a holistic approach to many issues, illnesses and injuries.

So, for more information or to arrange an appointment, get in touch with us today – contact 01621 88 80 80, email, or fill out our online form to receive a call-back.

About Oncology Massage – Kelvedon

Oncology massage is often used in hospitals, hospices, and at support groups as part of palliative care for cancer patients. It helps to:

  • Relax the mind and body
  • Relieve stress and tension
  • Improve the flow (lymph) in the lymphatic system
  • Enhance your mood

Scientific research also backs up the reported benefits of oncology massage, with the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York finding that it can provide:

  • 7 per cent improvement in pain levels
  • 42 per cent improvement in fatigue levels
  • 59 per cent improvement in anxiety levels
  • 51 per cent improvement in nausea
  • 48 per cent improvements in reports of depression
  • 48 per cent improvements in problems such as shortness of breath, memory problems, dry mouth, and disturbed sleep

Lucy Littlewood, the Oncology Massage Therapist at Maypole Health, qualified in September 2016. She’ll ensure that treatment is suitable to your own unique situation and circumstances.

In order to identify the right treatment, Lucy may ask about your cancer history, tumour site or metastasis, compromised blood cell counts, lymph node involvement, medications, vital organ involvement, blood clot risk, fragile or unstable tissue, use of medical devices, fatigue, neuropathy, changes in sensation, and late effects of treatment.

Oncology massage – Kelvedon local information

Kelvedon is a village and civil parish in the Braintree District of Essex. Located between the cities of Chelmsford and Colchester, many of its 3,587 residents travel to nearby commercial hubs for work. Kelvedon railway station is also on the London Liverpool St. line with trains approximately every 20 minutes.

Attractions in and around Kelvedon include Layer Marney Tower, Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum, Brookhall Lake, Tiptree Heath, and St Michael & All Angels Church.

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