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Oncology Massage

Oncology Massage Maldon

If you’re suffering from cancer and need respite from its side effects with oncology massage, Maldon-based Maypole Health can help. We are a complementary health clinic that takes a holistic approach towards illness and injury with our alternative therapies.

When administering oncology massages, our fully qualified and experienced therapist will tailor her treatment according to your own individual requirements. Our goal is to enhance your sense of well-being by providing a gentle, soothing, and supportive touch.

With the help of oncology massage, Maldon residents could notice a reduction in the symptoms of cancer, which often include pain, nausea, anxiety, depression, and fatigue.

To find out more or to make an appointment, get in touch with Maypole Health today – contact 01621 88 80 80, email, or fill out our online form to receive a call-back.

Oncology massage – Reasons to pursue treatment

Oncology massage frequently plays a role in palliative care at hospitals, hospices, and support groups for cancer patients. This is chiefly because it has been known to help:

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

In fact, research from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York proved that oncology massage has a wide range of far-reaching benefits, including:

  • 47 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

Oncology massage – Maldon-based Maypole Health’s approach

Here at Maypole Health, we administer a number of alternative therapies to help with various issues and ailments. However, oncology massage requires a unique approach in order to provide safe and suitable treatment.

Our oncology massage therapist Lucy Littlewood, who qualified in 2016, will carefully adapt existing techniques according to your form of cancer and the side effects you’ve been suffering from.

In order to tailor her treatment, Lucy may ask questions about cancer treatment 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.

To discuss oncology massage in more detail, don’t hesitate to contact Maypole Health today.

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