Today oncologists and other health professionals encourage cancer patients to engage in wellness activities such as massage, relaxation, meditation and visualization.
Massage is an effective and highly appreciated therapy for cancer patients and their families. It is physically and emotionally relaxing . It reduces stress and it provides substantial comfort. Massage is the therapy most often requested by cancer patients in the world of complementary therapies.
Touch Therapies are endorsed by the irish massage therapists association and complementary therapies are recommended by the irish cancer care society.
Our Therapists at The Treatment Suites have been trained in oncology massage by trainer Christine Clinton who has completed the “medical massage for cancer patients’ course at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York.
The Treatment Suites highly trained therapists will provide an oncology massage, a client specific customized massage session designed to meet the unique and changing needs of someone in treatment for cancer or with a history of cancer.
Oncology massage can be beneficial at nearly every stage of your cancer experience- during hospitalization, prior to surgery, during chemotherapy or radiation, while recovering at home or during remission,
The Expert therapists at The Treatment Suites are one of only a small number of hotels in Ireland and the UK who offer specialised therapies for those undergoing cancer treatments.
Benefits of Oncology Massage
Cancer Care Touch Therapy help with the following symptoms
- Hand & Foot Syndrome
- Radiation rash & burn symptoms
- Dry irritated skin, scalp and nails
- Muscle tension and pain
- Scar tissue
- Well being and self empowerment
- Nausea and constipation
Lindi Skincare Products
A line of skincare products has been specially created for patients with cancer. It was developed with the counsel of oncologists and leading dermatologists for those suffering the skin side effects of specific cancer therapies.
This extensive collection of mild and luxurious serums, lotions and balms is the only full line of skincare products for individuals undergoing chemotherapy and radiation therapy.