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Massage Therapies

We have a Massage Therapy to suit everyone, whether you want a relaxing pamper, or a deep-tissue workout - the perfect gift for yourself of a loved one!

What is Massage?

Massage is the manipulation of muscles and tissue using a variety of strokes and pressure levels. Massage can be rehabilitative, as well as being a relaxation aid, to help with both physical and mental stresses and tensions.


Benefits of Massage

We use Massage to treat injury and to prevent injury, to relieve stress and anxiety, to improve range of movement, to encourage lymphatic drainage, to boost the immune system, to release toxins and to energise and revitalise.  We love to offer it because we recognise that touch is a powerful healer.


Massage Therapies Available:

  • Back, Neck and Shoulder
  • Deep Tissue
  • Hot Stones Massage
  • Leg and Foot Massage
  • Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Remedial Massage
  • Shiatsu Massage
  • Sports Therapy
  • Swedish Massage

What to expect  

Your comfort and relaxation is paramount, which is why our therapists will work with you to tailor your massage to suit your needs. Simply talk to your therapist about whether you’re more comfortable lying down or sitting, remaining fully or partially clothed for the massage, and about the use of oils.


Back, Neck and Shoulder

This popular upper-body massage helps encourage relaxation, and relieve stress and tension across the
back, neck and shoulder area. Lasting 45 minutes this is the perfect massage for a quick pick-me-up, or to address any aches and pains in the upper body. 
 

Deep Tissue

Slow, firm pressure (from fingertips, knuckles, hands - and sometimes even elbows!) is used to treat a specific problem areas, breaking down muscle ‘knots’ and rigid tissue to improve motion range. Deep Tissue Massage is well suited to injury rehabilitation, and prolonged tension and stiffness.


Hot Stones Massage

The use of smooth, heated basalt stones on the body make this massage deeply relaxing. The application of heat allows an increase in range of movement and reduces tension. The penetrating warmth from the stones works to increase metabolism, pulse rate and circulation, which helps to soothe away muscular aches and pains. With the body in such a deeply relaxed state, healing takes place more efficiently whilst the stresses of the day are melted away.


Leg and Foot Massage

A unique massage that’s not just a treat for the tootsies! The relaxing Leg & Foot massage not only rejuvenates tired and aching legs, but thanks to the huge number of reflexology points on the feet, benefits the body as a whole.


Lymphatic Drainage Massage

This gentle, therapeutic massage uses light pressure and gentle rhythmic strokes to encourage the movement of lymph fluids around the body, helping to reduce waste and toxins that  may be stored within the lymphatic system. Lymphatic Drainage Massage may help with swollen arms and legs, post-surgery recovery (check with your doctor first that is it suitable for you), and recurrent infections such as colds etc.


Pregnancy Massage

Bridge Practitioner Sam offers massages that are perfectly tailored to safely treat the stresses and strains associated with Pregnancy. All Pregnancy Massages are done in a supportive and comfortable propped or side-laying position.


Remedial Massage

Remedial Massage is a deep massage used to remedy a problem, or problems, including muscle and ligament pain, and may help injury rehabilitation, or assist with pain management. A full structural analysis will be carried out to identify imbalance, and appropriate treatment methods used. Bridge Practitioner, Mel may combine Remedial Massage with Acupuncture to offer a tailored approach to your health and wellbeing.


Shiatsu Massage

Shiatsu originates from Japan, but has roots in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Using fingers, thumbs, hands and arms your therapist will use a variety of massage techniques to help improve energy flow around the body, relax the body and mind, and ease tension and stiffness.  As Shiatsu shares many diagnostic and treatment methods with Acupuncture it’s a great option for anyone not comfortable with needles. 


Sports Therapy

Focussing on a specific area, this therapeutic massage helps release tightened muscles and encourage muscle-healing from physical activity. Sports Therapy Massage is not only for recovery though, it can also help prevent injury, and could even enhance sports-performance!


Swedish Massage

During this popular massage your therapist will use a combination of five principal massage strokes to stimulate circulation, release muscle tension, and relax the body. With treatments ranging from 60 minutes to 90 minutes, Swedish Massage is ideal for a quick pick-me-up, or a fully rejuvenating experience.


How to book

Contact us online or call us on 01332 521 270 today to speak to a member of our team or to book your treatment.
 
Did you know you can also treat a loved one to a treatment at The Bridge Centre? Call the reception team to find out more about our Gift Vouchers.


Getting to the Bridge Centre for Natural Health

The Bridge Centre for Natural Health is easily located at the end of the parade of shops on Ladybank Road in Mickleover, Derby, with free parking available outside the centre. The centre is also accessible via the main bus route services from Mickleover to Derby city centre.

With the A38 and A50 just minutes away not only is the centre conveniently located for the surrounding areas such as Littleover, Allestree, and Hilton, but also accessible from Ashbourne, Burton-on-Trent, and further afield.

  • Aromatherapy Massage    1st Appointment £45 - £60 | Follow up Appointment £40 - £55
  • Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage    1st Appointment £45 | Follow up Appointment £35 - £40
  • Deep Tissue Massage    1st Appointment £45 | Follow up Appointment £35 - 45
  • Hot Stones Massage    1st Appointment £45 - £60 | Follow up Appointment £45 - £55
  • Leg and Foot Massage    All appointments £45
  • Remedial Massage (with Acupuncture)    All Appointments £55
  • Pregnancy Massage    1st Appointment £60 | Follow up Appointment £50
  • Sports Massage Therapy    1st Appointment £45 | Follow up Appointment £35
  • Swedish Massage    1st Appointment £45 - £50 | Follow up Appointment £45 - £60

Cancellation Policy

We understand that people’s lives are busy and complex and that things happen which are out of your control. Wherever possible though we require 24-hour's notice of a cancelled appointment. If 24-hour's notice is not given our Practitioners reserve the right to charge you for the full cost of the missed appointment. This is at the discretion of the individual Practitioners.

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Testimonial

For 7 years I have had knee pain! I was told late last year surgery is the next step and to avoid doing anything that makes my knees hurt. (Pretty much everything!) In 6 appointments I am nearly pain free! Mel is straightening me out from top to bottom in his knowledgeable, calm & cheery way. I can even see me putting my running shoes back on again soon.

Tara, Derbys