Details of the session – Full Back Release Session

(Please note that this session will not be modified under new COVID-19 Protection Framework – Red)

You will first be told to lie on your stomach with a towel cover on your back and a portion of your upper legs. The therapist will warm up your body with a firm press. After that, the therapist uncovers your legs and carry out a massage on your calves and ankles with deep tissue massage. After that, the therapist will uncover one side of your body and massage your glute muscles. After that, it will be followed by a few long deep strokes on your legs to your upper back using the therapist’s elbow. The therapist will then raise your leg and massage your inner thigh and finger press on your in inguinal ligament with the help of the gravity pull. Then the therapist will do some stretches on your hip joint by lifting your leg. If a patient has soreness or tense during the time, the therapist may provide some light touches to reduce that soreness and tense feeling. Then later, the therapist will move on to work on your other side. After which, your legs will be covered back with the towel and your back be uncovered. The therapist then proceeds on massaging your lower back with finger press first then deep tissue effleurage. A deep tissue effleurage will also be applied on your upper back. If necessary, the therapist may use his elbow to carry out deep tissue effleurage. Once the back is done, the therapist will work on your shoulder with the finger press on your shoulder blade, followed by a deep massage. The therapist will do clapping on your back and legs with a towel covering on top of you. At the end of the back session, the therapist will be stretching your lower back by asking you to lay on the side way. Instruction will be given to you to take a deep breath in and out while the therapist performs the movements. Once the back is done, the therapist will work on one side of your body first by asking you to bend your knee. The therapist will massage your glute muscles again with the use of the elbow to provide firm pressure. Then after, a few long deep strokes from your lower back to your upper back, followed by a back neck rub before moving over to work on your other side. The back session will end with stretching your lower back by asking you to lay on the side way and your back. Instructions will be given to you to take a deep breath in and out while the therapist performs the movements.

The therapist will ask you to turn over and lie flat on your back, and the therapist will cover you with a towel. The therapist then starts working on your feet, and it will be simple foot reflexology to help your blood circulation and relieve your feet soreness. The therapist then slowly work his way up to your legs and thighs. Inform and consent to be given before the therapist can proceed to work on your inner thighs as this is a sensitive area. Usually, patients who have not received a massage in this area will feel tense and sore. The therapist will start with a few long moderate pressure strokes follows by the finger press. Finger press will carry out up to your inguinal ligament. At the end of each part of your body, the therapist will do some stretches on your joints to flush off any muscles spasm and bring in nutrients to your muscles. After that, the therapist will move to carry out finger press on your hands, forearms and arms with a light oil applied. Shoulder joint press is used at the end of upper limbs massage together with some stretching movements.