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Oncology Massage

Oncology Massage Witham

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

With the help of oncology massage, Witham residents could enjoy a reduction in pain, nausea, anxiety, depression, fatigue, and other common symptoms associated with cancer and its treatment.

Here at Maypole Health, we have a holistic approach towards illness, injuries, and issues to instil a greater sense of well-being in our patients. Our fully qualified and dedicated professionals provide advice and treatment that is most suitable to each individual.

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.

Why choose oncology massage?

Oncology massage is often used in hospitals, hospices, and at support groups as part of palliative care for cancer patients. The gentle, soothing, and supportive touch of oncology massage can help 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

Oncology massage Witham – About our approach

In order to work safely with cancer patients, oncology massage therapists will adapt existing techniques. As you can imagine, this requires extensive, in-depth knowledge of what to do and what not to do.

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.

For this reason, she may ask you 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.

To find out more, get in touch with Maypole Health today.

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