• Neuromuscular massage therapy
• Sports & relaxation massage
622C Swanson Rd,
Ph: 09 810 7131
M: 027 453 6980 (Claire)
M: 021 0232 5558 (Marianne)
"I went to Advanced Body Mind Therapies with severe neck pain and limited neck flexibility caused by a whiplash/head injury. Previously I had unsuccessfully tried other health treatments including acupuncture and cranial osteopathy. After several sessions of Neuromuscular Therapy my flexibility improved and neck pain reduced dramatically. I found Marianne kind and a great healer with a sound knowledge of my injury."
Back, arm and shoulder pain
"I am in my sixties and for the last few years I have suffered from increasing stiffness and soreness in my neck, shoulders and arm joints. I found it very difficult to turn my head to reverse my car, turn over in bed, and lifting my grandchildren made me more stiff and sore afterwards! A friend recommended that I visit Marianne. After several treatments with her the stiffness has eased enormously, I can move more easily and am sleeping much better, AND I can reverse the car! My general well-being has improved as well and I look forward to my regular treatments - a big thank you to Marianne!"
"After starting a new job that involved constant computer use, I began suffering constant tension headaches, neck ache, back and shoulder pain. I couldn't sleep properly or exercise, and even doing the dishes became a nightmare. Advanced Massage helped me reclaim my life to the point where I no longer fear everyday activities. Their expert massage techniques and professional advice are fully recommended."
Occupational overuse/shoulder-arm pain
"After suffering 12 years of chronic shoulder pain and having seen a wide variety of medical specialists, the depressing final solution was "Pain management". However after 2 months of treatment at Advanced Massage, I am now virtually pain free and have a full range of movement back. I am more relaxed all round as I am able to get a full night's sleep and have even started playing tennis again. I am still pinching myself to make sure that it is really true."
"I just wanted to say, after 5 years, the pain I have been getting in my teeth has finally gone to nearly 1-2 out of 10. As you know when i first came to you, I had pain so bad I couldn't brush my teeth and the pain was 8-9 out of 10. I had tried: cat scan of sinus; mouth guard at night; allergy testing; numerous nasal sprays, which gave me high blood pressure over 4 years; to stop grinding my teeth because of the pressure; going to the dentist and root canal specialist (endontists); pleaded with the oral surgeon to pull my back teeth out; tried tooth mouse and sensodine.
All this cost me thousands. Anyway after seeing you 10 times and a kinesiologist 4 times, most of my pain has gone. You really found all my sore points in my jaw and said it was firing through to my teeth. As you know the first sessions were excruciating. Now all the stretches you have given me work..thanks Marianne."
Rob, self employed
"Before seeing Marianne at Advanced Body Mind Therapies, my neck and shoulder were sending a tingling sensation right through to my right hand. After one appointment the tenderness in my neck went. After three appointments 95% of the symptoms were gone."
Karen, marketing consultant
Hip, elbow and hand pain
"I went to Marianne Macdonald for massage treatment on my hip, elbow and hand. The pain that I had was greatly reduced even after just the one session and I would highly recommend her."
"Hi Marianne, As you know I was in really rough shape when I met you having been diagnosed with a chronic attack of vertigo. I could not think, was dizzy and felt permanently like I had just come out of anaesthetic! There was no way I could go to work.. It was a struggle getting off my bed. Doctors warned me it might take four weeks to settle.
The first massage gave me that bit of relief. By the second massage three days later my symptoms were all but gone. You managed to find all the pressure points that may well have contributed to the horrendous headaches I had. Thanks so much….I hope others get to experience relief from whatever they are experiencing too!"
Robyn, TV producer