On-site massage is an effective way of offering the benefits of massage in the workplace and other public areas. A growing number of businesses are now providing this facility to their employees as part of an overall employee health and benefits programme. Employers believe that having healthy employees translates into increased competitiveness in the marketplace.
An On-site massage can be both relaxing and invigorating, helping to relieve stress and muscle tension and to renew energy levels. It is a short (15 to 30 minutes) massage with the client sitting in a special portable massage chair. The client remains fully clothed and no oils are used.
Treatment is based on a traditional Chinese Acupressure sequence, which incorporates gentle movements and pressure, applied to areas of the head, neck, shoulders, back, arms and hands.
Benefits and Effects
On-site massage has the same beneficial effects as other massage. It:
- Relieves muscle soreness and tension
- Helps alleviate stress
- Improves flexibility and increases range of movement, reducing risk of injury
- Stimulates the circulation, improving oxygen flow and toxin removal
- Relaxes and invigorates
With today's high pressure living and working environment more and more people are suffering from stress-related illnesses, including back problems, repetitive strain injuries and other postural and physical problems caused by sitting at workstations for long periods of time. Receiving massage, especially in the workplace, helps create awareness in the recipient of their posture and their body in general making them more receptive to healthy attitudes and ideas.