David Howarth Massage Therapy in Gosforth

Frequently Asked Questions

Opening Hours

Standard Opening Hours
Monday to Tuesday 09:00am - 05:00 pm
Wednesday 09:00am - 12:30 pm
Thursday to Friday 09:00am - 05:00 pm

Extended Opening Hours
Evenings
Monday to Tuesday 05:15 pm – 07:00 pm
Thursday 05:15 pm - 07:00 pm

Weekend Opening Hours
Saturday Morning 08:30am – 02:00 pm

Payment facilities
Contactless payments including widely accepted cards, Applepay, Googlepay and Samsung pay are accepted.
If you wish to pay in cash please do.

Treatment prices
First appointment 60 minutes £50
Second appointment 45 minutes. £40
Relaxation massage 30 minutes. £30

Tui Na
Tui Na uses techniques found in massage therapy, physical therapy, rehabilitation therapy, and sports rehabilitation therapy. If you were to merge all of these therapies together, you would come up with something that is very similar to Tui Na.
Tui Na is suitable for people of all ages, including children. Apart from treating conditions, it is also an excellent means of keeping oneself in an optimal health condition, both physically and mentally, as well as strengthening the body’s immune system.

Tui Na is typically applied with a patient sat on a chair or lying on a massage couch. Tui Na encompasses a variety of methods from light pressure to deep-tissue work which can be used to treat both acute and chronic conditions.
It is a hands-on-body manipulation treatment and Tui Na practitioners may employ a variety of methods to achieve their goals of:

- Reducing pain and stiffness;

- Increasing range of motion;

- Removing blockages along the acupuncture meridians to stimulate the body and improve the flow of blood to promote healing from within.

Commonly used techniques include soft tissue massage, acupressure and soft tissue manipulation. Sometimes herbal compresses, liniments, ointments and heat are used to enhance these techniques.
What does it feel like?
The best part of the therapy is that it relaxes as well as energizes the person. The main benefit of Tui Na massage is that it focuses on the specific problem, whether it is an acute or a chronic pain associated with the joints, muscles or a skeletal system. Some patients experience a relaxed sleepiness whilst others feel supercharged.
Almost always, everyone feels better after Tui Na.

Transport links
Multiple bus services access Gosforth High Street.
Ilford Road Metro station is within walking distance.

Parking
Opposite there is a car park entrance, further north there is a car park on top of Gosforth shopping centre/Sainsbury’s. There is also parking in nearby streets with a two hour limit.

How long will it take?
First appointment 60 minutes
Second appointment 45 minutes
Relaxation massage 30 minutes

Tui Na
Tui Na massage can be performed through clothing or directly on the skin. The techniques work on the soft tissue and can be invigorating or calming.

Tui Na is a hands-on body treatment that uses principles that include attention to posture, alignment and movement. The aim being to bring the body back into balance.


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