Cancer and your skin
The effects of cancer on your skin can leave it feeling dry, flaky and extremely sensitive. Products or treatments that you may have used without incident in the past may now react adversely on your skin. It is important that women have sources for good skin care during a traumatic and trying time. We can help them through some of the stress by minimizing the ravaging effects that chemo and radiation have on their skin, through expert treatments in a tranquil and soothing environment.
Oncology Aesthetics Facials
A special relaxing treatment designed to help patients combat the side effects of cancer, especially those patients that are currently on chemotherapy treatments and are experiencing chemo induced nausea. A specialized massage is used to help reduce pressure and swelling, and a series of soothing, non-irritating and hydrating skin care products are used to help leave skin feel soft. This treatment helps patients maintain their self image and appearance as they progress through their treatments or during recovery.
Timing: 60min Value: €50
Massage is given to provide comfort and support during the process of diagnosis, treatment and beyond. Each person who comes for massage therapy may be looking for something different in the treatment. Some just need quiet time away from normal surroundings, and thinking about the disease and it’s affect on their life. Some benefits of Oncology massage are: deep relaxation, better sleep, increased immune system function, increased blood circulation, relief of anxiety, reducing pain, produces a sense of well-being and worth, reducing fatigue, relieves peripheral neuropathy symptoms and reducing nausea.
Please do not hesitate at any point to ask questions. We welcome your active involvement at all stages of your treatment.
Home service, nursing homes or hospital visiting available by appointment, that can help you start your personal healing process
Clients who wish to implement massage into their treatment plan should consult with their physician prior to beginning any new methods.
Timing: 45min Value: €45
The therapist is also a personal advisor – or coach, who has the duty to take care of the psychological and physical well being of the client. We will work alongside you to make sure that your goals will be reached.