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Back Massage

Spinal Touch Therapy

What is Spinal Touch Therapy? 

Spinal Touch is based on an understanding of the natural impact of the force of gravity on the body. Any stress whether it is physical, emotional, mental, or nutritional can create an imbalance at the centre of gravity of the human body.


Have you ever felt that dull ache (or sometimes not so dull) in the base of your spine after being on your feet all day, carrying heavy shopping or the kids, or been working in the garden all day? That’s where you find the centre of gravity in the body.


Spinal Touch realigns this centre of gravity by using leverage and muscle relaxation. It rebalances both energy and posture. Although it is a ‘light touch’ treatment, it can be powerfully effective.


The Spinal Touch Treatment deals with the basic problem of your health (namely stress and strain), by relaxing those muscles that have been pushed beyond their elastic limits. These muscles are unable to relax by themselves, no matter how long you were able to lie in bed and rest. So many fatigue toxins are stored in them that true rest is impossible.


The way to reverse this trend of increasing strain and distortion is to encourage the muscles to relax and to rest. A relaxed muscle allows the body to return to its normal posture and a rested muscle allows all of the toxins that accumulated during the contraction phase to be released into the body for natural disposal.


Postural realignment corrects distortion and gently heals aches and pains often within seconds. From the client’s point of view, this is an effective and relaxing treatment.


The end result of the Spinal Touch Treatment is to bring your spine into mechanical balance through
muscle relaxation. The Spinal Touch therapist will lightly touch key areas of your back in such a way that they will redirect the inner energies of your body. This redirecting process causes your muscles to relax and gently pull your spine into its more natural position.


Remember, bones do not move muscles, muscles move bones. Because of this, a Spinal Touch Treatment may bring more lasting relief than a manipulation of the bone.

If you suffer from pain such as sprained muscles or headaches, bursitis and other pains in the back, shoulders and other areas of your body; then a Spinal Touch Treatment should give almost instant relief.


Sometimes the therapist will touch an area where you weren't even aware of the pain, but it's there. Whether you are being treated specifically for pain, or the therapist finds areas of the back or shoulders that are painful, you will feel the discomfort begin to "melt away" during the course of treatment. As everybody responds at a different rate, the pain may entirely disappear after the first treatment or it may take several treatments to make it finally go away. 


The Benefits

Because Spinal Touch helps the body to relax, it improves health as a whole, even when a patient has come because of a specific problem.

Conditions which have been helped by Spinal Touch include:

  • ankylosing spondylitis

  • anxiety and stress

  • arthritis

  • asthma

  • back pain

  • balance problems

  • digestive problems

  • frozen shoulder

  • headaches and migraines

  • insomnia

  • jaw problems

  • joint pain

  • kyphosis, lordosis or scoliosis

  • low energy and fatigue

  • menstrual problems

  • neck pain

  • pins and needles

  • problems that occur as a result of pregnancy and/or Childbirth

  • sciatica,  

  • sports injuries

  • tennis elbow

  • tension

  • trauma-related pain

  • visual disturbances

  • whiplash injury and more.

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