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Sports massage, deep tissue, pregnancy massage, myofascial release, Trigger point Therapy, Swedish, relaxation, corporate onsite massage.

Contact NameYvette Latta
Address8 Broadway Street
South Island 9016
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Welcome to Hands on Health - Latta Massage Therapy The Clinic is based in a Multidisciplinary setting with Massage Therapy, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy and Mole map all under the one roof. The clinic is in a handy central location in the exchange area of Dunedin. As a provider for the High Performance Sport New Zealand, treatments are also carried out at the HPSNZ Building beside the Forsyth Barr Stadium. We can assist clients suffering from
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Sports Injuries
  • Back Ache
  • Shoulder & Neck Tension
  • Poor Posture
  • General muscular tension
  • Poor Circulation
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Chronic Pain
  • Stress
Modalities we provide Sports massage, deep tissue, pregnancy massage, myofascial release, Trigger point Therapy, Swedish, relaxation, corporate onsite massage What is therapeutic massage? Therapeutic massage is the methodical manipulation of muscles and other soft tissues using pressure and friction. This is individualized to meet client comfort levels with the aim to relieve tension, reduce pain, enhance performance and aid in recovery. Benefits of therapeutic massage Physical Benefits of Massage
  • Relieves stress and aids relaxation
  • Promotes faster healing of sprained muscles and strained Ligaments
  • Reduces pain and swelling
  • Avoids excessive formation of scar tissue
  • Reduces muscular spasms
  • Provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion
  • Enhances athletic performance
  • Promotes deeper and easier breathing
  • Improves circulation of blood and lymph fluids
  • Reduces blood pressure
  • Helps relieve tension related headaches
  • Enhances health and nourishment of skin
  • Improves posture
  • Strengthens the immune system
Psychological Benefits of massage
  • Promotes relaxed state of mind and mental alertness
  • Helps relieve mental stress
  • Improves ability to monitor stress signals and respond appropriately
  • Enhances capacity for calm thinking and creativity
  • Satisfies the need for caring and nurturing touch
  • Fosters a feeling of well being
  • Reduces anxiety
  • Increases awareness of mind- body connection
What to Expect A thorough massage session typically takes 1 hour commencing with a brief interview and assessment. The room is tailored to optimise client comfort, being quiet, warm and peaceful. During the massage the client is fully draped for privacy and comfort. Only the body part that is being worked will be exposed at any one time. For maximum comfort it is advised not to eat or drink heavily prior to your session. Types of massage offered Sports massage - Enhances performance, prepares for an up and coming event or aids recovery after a vigorous workout or competition Deep Tissue - A specific approach to treat chronic and acute pain using neuromuscular technique Relaxation! Stress Reduction - Encourages the body and mind to release tension and stress, enhancing overall sense of wellbeing Corporate Chair Massage - fully clothed 10— 15 mm seated massage, targets back, shoulders, arms, hands, neck and scalpIdeal for an employee incentive package Pregnancy Massage - Helps alleviate the physiological and psychological changes caused by pregnancy. The client is comfortably supported in a side lying position

Qualifications & Experience Diploma in Massage Therapy with Distinction- Canterbury College of Natural Medicine CCNM Advanced Certificate in Sports Massage -CCNM Fascial Fitness - Introductory & Advanced Trainer Certificate - Dr. Robert Schleip & Divo Muller London Olympics 2012 - Therapist for New Zealand Team 2011 IAAF World Championships for Track and Field - Daegu - South Korea 2009 IAAF World Championships for Track and Field - Berlin - Germany Beijing Olympics 2008 – Therapist for New Zealand Rowing Massage therapist for New Zealand Rowing - Travelled to world cup and world championship meets in Europe with the Elite New Zealand Rowing team 2007-2009 On going training and attending courses in accordance to Massage New Zealand registration criteria. Bachelor of Physical Education – Bphed Otago University Registrations and Memberships Accredited Provider for High Performance Sport New Zealand Full Member of Massage New Zealand MNZ – Remedial Massage Therapist

Service Categories
Connective Tissue Massage, Corporate Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Myofascial Release Therapy, Pregnancy Massage, Remedial Massage, Sports Injury Therapy, Sports Massage, Swedish Relaxation Massage, Trigger Point Therapy

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