Remedial Massage

Massaging a man's backMassage is one of the oldest forms of treatment and can help a wide range of problems and conditions. There are over 80 different types of massage, from the light  rhythmical touch of manual lymphatic drainage to deep tissue / sports massage. This touch therapy will benefit on all levels - physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. it is non-invasive, drug free and generally a pleasure to receive.

Massage provides numerous benefits, such as improving blood and nutrient flow, reducing swelling, removal of toxins. It will induce relaxation and reduce muscle tension. It helps greatly in alleviating stress and will promote healing and restore balance. 



During a massage session

On your initial visit Helen will take a full case history, including details of general health and past illnesses and accidents. An appropriate treatment plan will be discussed. Where relevant diet and lifestyle advice will be given. Post treatment excercises will often be given to help in the healing and strengthening of the body. 

For the treatment appropriate clothing will need to be removed. Treatment is carried out using high quality blended aromatherapy oils directly onto the skin. The body is kept covered and warm at all times apart from the area being worked upon. Each treatment is individually tailored to the clients needs. The method of Treatment will be discussed and agreed prior to the session. Treatment often includes deep tissue work, joint mobilisation, soft tissue stretches and can also include myofascial release, reflexology, and cranial therapy where appropriate. Manual lymphatic drainage involves a very light and rhythmical massage technique.

Conditions treated include


  • Deep seated aches and pains
  • Stress and tension 
  • Back problems 
  • Muscle and joint problems 
  • Neck and shoulder pain including frozen shoulder 
  • Headaches 
  • Sciatica 
  • Lymphoedema 
  • Pre / post surgery care
  • Anxiety 
Discomfort , Dis-ease


Helen Reid LCSP (phys) MFHT

Helen has been in practice over 25 years during which time she has gained much knowledge and experience in the field of Physical Therapy, Complementary Therapies and Holistic Health. Helen qualified in 1992 in Advanced Remedial Massage and Manipulative Therapy and has since trained in Clinical Aromatherapy with Reflexology, Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Cranial Therapy. She continues to attend training and workshops in relavent and associated therapies. 
Helen has a great interest in mind / body health and wellness. 


I always give a high standard of care. Each treatment is tailored to your individual and specific needs, to ensure your time in my care brings you the maximum benefit to your health and wellness


In trained and caring hands


Initial treatment including full consultation £55 (approximately 1&1/2 hours)
Follow up treatment £45 (approximately 1hour)

Clinic Days

Thursday and Friday 

Contact and appointments 

0151 625 1116 / 07712 590 269