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Oncology Massage

Oncology Massage Southend

To receive a relaxing oncology massage, Southend residents should make an appointment at Maypole Health with our experienced and adept therapist. We’ll tailor the treatment according to your own circumstances, giving you much-needed respite from the distressing effects of cancer.

Located in the picturesque Essex countryside, Maypole Health is a complementary health clinic specialising in alternative therapies. We adopt a holistic approach towards illness and injury for a greater sense of well-being.

By choosing oncology massage, Southend residents may witness a reduction in pain, nausea, anxiety, depression, fatigue, and other common symptoms of cancer and its treatment.

For more information or to book an appointment, get in touch with one of the team today – contact 01621 88 80 80, email, or fill out our online form to receive a call-back.

Reasons for oncology massage – Southend

Oncology massage is commonplace in several hospitals, hospices, and support groups, as it can play a major role in palliative care. Oncology massage can:

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

In fact, research by the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York found that oncology massage can provide:

  • 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

Our oncology massage therapist at Maypole Health is the fully qualified Lucy Littlewood. She’ll only use massage therapy techniques that are appropriate for you.

Therefore, she may require you to answer questions about your 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.

Oncology massage – Southend local information

Southend-on-Sea is a resort town on the Thames Estuary in Essex with a population of 181,800. Southend-on-Sea originally consisted of a few poor fishermen’s huts and farms at the southern end of the village of Prittlewell. But in the 19th century, Southend’s status of a seaside resort grew after a visit from Princess Caroline of Brunswick, and Southend Pier was constructed.

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