Complementary Therapies

Complementary Therapies offered at Tuam Cancer Care:

Complementary Therapies have been found to greatly enhance the emotional and physical well-being of people with a cancer diagnosis. The treatments can reduce stress and improve one’s sense of well being. Complementary Therapies offered at Tuam Cancer Care:

Massage

Massage can help reduce stress, anxiety and pain in people who have been diagnosed with cancer. During the massage session, therapists use their hands to manipulate the body’s muscle’s and soft tissue. Each session is adapted to the health and needs of the individual

Reiki

Reiki is an ancient Japanese technique. It is an holistic form of healing which helps restore balance and harmony to the mind and body through the chakras  (where energy is based). This in turn will affect the body’s natural healing system and balance the emotions.

Reflexology

Reflexology can help give relief to cancer related symptoms such as anxiety, pain, nausea and lethargy, thus improving the quality of life. Reflexology involves applying pressure to points on the feet which correspond to various parts of the body. Each session is adapted to the individual needs. Tuam Cancer Care are delighted to offer clients and their families a programme of six complementary therapy sessions. The sessions are free of charge. Clients may avail of a taster session of each therapy before choosing a programme of sessions. GP or Oncologist consent is required. Confidentiality assured.