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After your treatment, its advised that you:

  • Allow a period of rest before undertaking any strenuous activity, normally between half and hour and an hour is sufficient for the body to assimilate the changes that have been made. 

  • Drink between 1.5 and 2 litres of water. 

  • Avoid alcohol the same day as treatment. 

  • Light exercise and stretching such as yoga, pilates or tai-chi are beneficial gentle controlled movements  to enhance general health. 


Following your massage,you will feel very relaxed however in the next 24-48 hours you may also experience:

  • Aching and soreness in the muscles- This Is due to the release of toxins and the body's nerve responding to the massage treatment. 

  • Tiredness- Caused by the release of toxins. After the tiredness has passed, you should feel refreshed and energetic. 

  • Heightened emotions- This is due to the release of tensions. 

Other reactions can be:

  • Headache

  • Dizziness and Nausea

  • Disrupted sleeping patterns

  • Increased release of mucus in the nose or mouth. 

  • Reddening of the skin

  • light-headed feeling

These reactions are normal and show that toxins are being expelled from the body, so that it is rebalancing and cleansing itself. 

If you are concerned about how you are reacting to the body work, please don't hesitate to give me a call or get in touch. 

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