Oncology Massage

Oncology Massage is a highly specialised therapy to be used alongisde cancer treatments. 

Oncology Massage

Do you have cancer?  Need some time to recharge your batteries, take time out for yourself or escape from the world for a while.  No matter what stage of your journey you are on, Sandra the Principal Therapist at Essential Thyme has undertaken specialist training to offer Oncology Massage to clients whether you are currently going through Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy, in Remission or End of Life stage.  Sandra can help you to relax through massage. Massage in this field is used to compliment mainstream treatment and is not used as an alternative.

This highly specialised type of massage uses light touch and slow, steady movements working with the central nervous system to promote relaxation.

This type of massage therapy can help to:

  • Reduce anxiety levels
  • Improve body image and self-esteem
  • Reduce fatigue
  • Improve your appetite post chemotherapy
  • Promote deep rest and relaxation
  • Improve the immune system.

As with any other prior medical conditions, you should always speak to your consultant/medical team to check that an this type of massage is suitable for you during your mainstream medical treatment. You can contact us if you have any questions at all regarding oncology massage prior to coming to see us.