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Thrive During Cancer Treatment with Oncology Massage

Thrive During Cancer Treatment with Oncology Massage
Thrive with Oncology Massage

Thrive During Cancer Treatment with Oncology Massage

Oncology massage is an approach to massage therapy based in both compassion and specialised massage treatments to help people manage their experience with cancer. Oncology massage can play an important role in your cancer journey and is now recognised as an integral part of standard care.

Many people report positive affects from treatment and the research is showing much evidence in support of the benefits for Oncology Massage. Benefits include improved relaxation, sleep, and immune function as well as relieving anxiety, pain, fatigue and nausea.

Oncology massage therapists are trained to help people where they are in their experience with cancer, and create specialised treatment plans to support those during this time. Treatment plans are tailored according to the client’s needs which incorporate a range of cancer- related issues from the physical, psycholo-social and emotional aspects of cancer.

Personal goals for seeking treatment are also a focus during the session and can vary from respite offering a relating experience in the midst of what is going on, to more physical aspects such as relief from nausea, pain or peripheral neuropathy.

Many clients report that taking time out for massage offers help with getting through the remainder of their cancer treatments.

To learn more about Oncology Massage visit:

About the author: Amanda Da- Silva is a Licensed Remedial Massage therapist, Certified Lymphoedema, and Manual Lymphatic Practitioner specialising in treatment for;

  • Bodywork during cancer treatment: chemotherapy and radiation
  • Restricted movement after surgical procedures
  • Scars and adhesions after surgery
  • Mastectomy aftercare
  • Lymphoedema management
  • Fibromyalgia

Amanda is particularly passionate about using integrative techniques to help clients manage the symptoms of cancer treatment, and can work with you through all stages of chemotherapy and radiation to improve quality of life.

Two clinic Locations: Port Kembla and Thirroul, NSW

Online booking available:

Port Kembla:

Mob: 0400 777 802

Harmony Naturopathics – Thirroul:

Tel: 02 4268 1928