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Lochaber Clinic in Fort William is able to offer a choice of massage therapies to suit your needs. Our team of qualified, registered and insured therapists can help to resolve a problem, revitalise tired muscles or simply make you feel invigorated or totally relaxed...your choice!

To help you decide which one is right for you please read the following information and call us if you still have questions.


Aromatherapy Massage

Aromatherapy is an ancient art combining the use of essential oils with therapeutic massage.

Aromatherapy is similar to massage, using many of the same strokes and techniques. In addition to this, essential oils which are extracted from plants are blended and used during the massage to promote physical and emotional well being.

A short confidential consultation will be conducted at the beginning of each session and oils selected to suit the needs of each individual client. Aftercare advice will also be discussed and home use of essential oils, for example in the bath or a vaporiser may also be suggested.

Aromatherapy is well suited to treating emotional and mood related disorders. For the body to be healthy it is clear that the mind must also be healthy. Maintaining well being of the body and mind using essential oils plays a major part of the practice of aromatherapy. It is also important to consider the patient's diet, environment, lifestyle and exercise habits during treatment.

Provided by Clare Holohan. From £22 per session.


Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue.

This is helpful for very tense and contracted areas such as stiff necks and sore shoulders. The movement is slower and the pressure is deeper than in classic massage treatments and concentrates more on specific areas.

Deep tissue massage works by physically breaking down rigid and painful muscles, ligaments & tendons using direct deep pressure or friction applied across the muscles.

Unlike classic massage therapy, which is used for relaxation, deep tissue massage usually focuses on a specific problem, such as chronic pain, recovery from injuries such as falls, sports injury and whiplash, fibromyalgia and muscle tension or spasm.

Provided by Clare Holohan. From £22 per session.


Remedial Massage

Myofascial release is a technique used by many sports massage therapists to improve overall performance, flexibility and circulation.

If you have particular muscle tension or chronic pain, remedial massage may be for you. Myofascial: ‘myo' meaning muscle and ‘fascia’ meaning band. Fascia itself is very strong and responds well to stretching. The fascia can lose its elasticity through physical and emotional trauma or poor posture.

Remedial massage helps to release this and in turn helps the general flexibility of the muscle it surrounds. Allowing tense muscles to relax, often clients feel improved flexibility and range of movement after treatment.

A deep muscle blend oil is used which has renewing and circulation-boosting properties.

Provided by Suzy Devey. £40 for a 60min treatment.


Holistic Massage

Holistic Massage is a hands-on therapy which has played a major role in many cultures for thousands of years.

The many benefits of different kinds of massage are known worldwide. Happily, therapeutic massage is now an officially recognised complementary therapy in the West.

Holistic massage is a therapy which can not only treat the physical body, but can also help rebalance the body as a whole. It is a relaxing treatment that encourages relaxation while lifting the mind on an emotional level. Massage relaxes tight muscles and can relieve physical and emotional stress. It can be beneficial for assisting with anxiety and exhaustion by helping to improve sleep and concentration, improving circulation and encouraging relaxed breathing and better digestion.

Provided by Clare Holohan. From £22 per session.


Sports Massage

The purpose of Sports Massage treatment is to help alleviate the stress and tension which builds up in the body’s soft tissues during physical activity.

When muscles are overused or overexerted niggles can get in the way of performance for athletes, people with physically demanding jobs, cross-fit regulars, joggers, runners, cyclists, everyone…

Sports and remedial techniques are used to compress and stretch specific muscle groups. Friction and trigger point release may be used to release tightness and tension. Sports Massage can speed up the healing process, reducing discomfort within recovery programmes and is ideal for pre/post events and tapering schedules. The results are achieved through firm pressure and good communication. Help is provided to build a programme working towards improving range of motion, muscle flexibility and injury prevention.

Sports and Training oil is used. This has recovery properties for aching, tired muscles and is balanced with excellent circulation boosting plant-based extracts.

Provided by Suzy Devey.

£40 for 60 minutes treatment.

£50 for new clients, 60min treatment. This includes an initial 10-15 min consultation, brief postural assessment and sports massage treatment.


Swedish Massage

This is a centuries-old treatment for the body.

Pure essential and blended oils are massaged into the skin using relaxation and circulation-boosting techniques. Allow the healing properties of natural plant-based extracts and botanicals to calm the nervous system, enhancing physical and emotional wellbeing for the whole body and mind.

Custom blended oils are used, you can chose: Relaxing, Detoxing or Renewing. Tailored to the client’s specific treatment.

Provided by Suzy Devey. £40 for a 60 min treatment.

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