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Remedial Massage

Benefits of Oncology Massage

Oncology Massage is a modified remedial massage that is adapted to safely provide relaxation to patients with complications relating to cancer and cancer treatment.


Benefits of Oncology Massage:

  • Better ability to tolerate cancer treatment side effects
  • Better sleep
  • Fewer chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (numbness)
  • Less chronic pain either from chemotherapy or cancer
  • Reduced chemotherapy-related nausea


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Enjoy your treatment

  • Oncology massage is a modified massage to safely accommodate someone either going through chemotherapy, surgery, radiotherapy or someone in remission.
  • Safe Practice Oncology Massage involves a very light-touch technique and can be profoundly beneficial to those with, or recovering from, cancer as it is a mindful and focused treatment.
  • Feedback from clients is that it is deeply relaxing.
  • If it’s uncomfortable for you lying face down our treatment tables are adjustable where you can sit comfortably with pillow support.


Our Massage Therapist, Jessica, has undertaken specialist training in oncology massage. It is important to know how to modify a massage or bodywork session to accommodate the many side-effects and treatment outcomes that may accompany chemotherapy, surgery and radiotherapy treatment.

Did you know, remedial massage is claimable through private health! Book your remedial massage today and focus on your health and mind-body connection. Create your profile or book now!

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Benefits of prenatal massage

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Prenatal Massage is a combination of relaxation and remedial massage that is adapted to suit the many physical changes that can occur during pregnancy. Our Remedial Massage Therapists can effectively reduce your pain and discomfort and restore function to your muscles, nerves, fascia and other connective tissues.

What happens when you have a massage while pregnant here at The Body Refinery?


Benefits of prenatal massage can include:

  • Relax
  • Loosen muscle tightness
  • Reduced back pain
  • Reduced joint pain
  • Reduce muscle tension & headaches
  • Improved circulation – helps reduce edema/helps improve lymphatic flow flushing out toxins from your body and reduce swelling in ankles/feet & hands
  • Improved oxygenation of soft tissue and muscles
  • Better sleep
  • Massage can reduce stress hormones & anxiety
  • Decreased symptoms of depression

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Our therapists will use various degrees of appropriate hands-on pressure during your prenatal massage and dependant on your trimester. This variety will improve the condition and function of your muscles, and your body as a whole. You will immediately begin to feel the positive and powerful changes in your body. Toward the end of the third trimester, you may wish to have a tailored induction massage, where the treatment focuses on acupressure points in the body to help relax the body before labour.

At The Body Refinery, your massage is all about you. For your comfort, you can enjoy your massage:

  • Side-lying
  • Lying face up with right side supported
  • Lying face down using our specially designed supportive pregnancy pillow.

Don’t hesitate, treat yourself with a prenatal massage. Did you know, remedial massage is claimable through private health! Book your remedial massage today and focus on your health and mind-body connection. Create your profile or book now!

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AromaTouch – More than just a massage

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It’s a 1-hour treatment that will leave you feeling like you have been at the spa all day.

“Having worked in massage therapy for over 20 years and loving essential oils, I have always wanted to combine the effects of the two. This is why I introduced AromaTouch massage at The Body Refinery. I find the combination of the two modalities extremely beneficial in my day to day life and would love our clients to have the opportunity to see the same benefits that I have”. Susan Cottrell, Owner and Physiotherapist at The Body Refinery.


What is AromaTouch exactly?

The AromaTouch technique by DoTerra is more than just a massage. It is a whole body and mind relaxation therapy that promotes wellness, peace and balance in the body. The use of essential oils to positively affect mental health and wellbeing is becoming more common as people realise the benefits they provide. With this in mind, DoTerra created the AromaTouch technique, which is said to be a clinical approach to introducing essential oils.

The AromaTouch technique applies essential oils along energy meridians and visceral contact points of the back and feet to help balance the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems of the body. This technique improves wellbeing by reducing physical and emotional stressors, and supports healthy nervous system function. It is not a massage, but a technique that is a relaxing method of applying therapeutic grade essential oils topically to produce a profound whole-body experience.


The many benefits of the ‎AromaTouch technique include:

  • stress management
  • immune support
  • reduced  inflammation
  • support of your body’s autonomic balance.

AromaTouch enhances essential oils’ activity and stimulates known body meridians and energy zones while balancing body systems and function.


Remedial Massage at The Body Refinery

Our Remedial Massage therapists are passionate about providing this technique in their treatment sessions and are eager for their clients to experience the benefits it provides. We offer the AromaTouch technique as an additional service in our Remedial Massage appointments, at no extra cost.

Please ask our reception team or Remedial Massage therapists if you would like to add the AromaTouch technique into your massage treatment. We’re sure you’ll be impressed by its powerful therapeutic benefits.


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Join our free Workshop on Friday 23 March, 5 pm and learn how to live without chemicals using essential oils.

Book your Remedial massage today or call 07 3358 3915 for more information.

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