What does it mean?

Massage Therapist Montpellier, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Miach Holistic Therapies work with private individuals, sports clubs, professional referrals – and I have a loyal client base, who are all of different ages, professions, and abilities! Massage therapies based at my clinic in Montpellier, Cheltenham can help and treat clients from all over Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds and beyond.

A Massage therapist treats clients by using touch to manipulate the muscles and other soft tissues of the body. With touch, the massage therapies relieve pain, help heal injuries, improve circulation, relieve stress, increase relaxation, and aid in the general wellness of our clients.

Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Massage may range from light stroking to deep pressure. There are many different types of massage, including these common types:

Additional techniques and practices used in Thai therapy

These can either be stand alone therapies or used in combination of a traditional Thai massage treatment.

Benefits of massage therapy

Massage is generally considered part of complementary and integrative medicine. It’s increasingly being offered along with standard treatment for a wide range of medical conditions and situations. Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension. Some studies have found massage may also be helpful for:

  • Anxiety
  • Digestive disorders
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Insomnia related to stress
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Soft tissue strains or injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Temporomandibular joint pain
  • Headaches

Beyond the benefits for specific conditions or diseases, some people enjoy massage because it often produces feelings of caring, comfort and connection.

Here are a few of the treatments I provide:

  • Sports & Remedial

  • Deep Tissue

  • Trigger Point

  • Swedish Massage

  • Soft Tissue Release (STR)

  • Muscle Energy Tech (MET)

  • Pre/Post Event

  • Dry Needling
  • Myofascial Cupping

  • Kinesiology, Strapping & Taping

  • Postural Assessment

  • Injury Prevention

  • Warming Up/Down and Stretching

  • Remedial Exercise

  • Indian Head Massage

  • Thai Massage Therapy

A bit about me!

My name is Alwyn, but most people call me Will.

I have a real passion for the Industry and take great pride and satisfaction in helping support people in achieving their goals or aiding them with their recovery.