Benefits of Massage


Massage has many benefits for both the body and mind.  Some include increased blood flow and lymph circulation, decreased muscle tension and alleviation of tension-related muscle pain, increased range of movement, improved immune function and energy flow in the body.


As the evidence base for massage therapy grows, specific conditions that research has shown massage has beneficial results for include depression, headaches, fibromyalgia, low back pain and symptoms related to cancer and its treatment.  Other conditions that massage can assist with include:

  •  Stress and stress-related conditions

  •  Muscle spasm

  •  Chronic pain

  •  Hypertension

  •  Sports injuries

  •  Digestive disorders

  •  Insomnia

  •  Anxiety

  •  Pregnancy support

  •  Soft tissue strains

  •  Exercise performance and recovery

  •  Nerve irritation and pain

  •  Post-operative pain

Odette Wood

Registered Massage Therapist (MNZ) Level 6

Dip. HSc (Therapeutic Massage)

Dip. HSc (Sports & Massage Therapy)

Cert. Relaxation Massage


Registered member

Southern Cross Easy-claim Provider

Equilibrium Massage Therapy

81 Derwent Street

Island Bay

Wellington, 6023

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Opening Hours

Mon:                    Closed

Tues:  10.30am - 6.00pm

  Wed:  11.00am - 7.00pm

Thurs: 10.00am - 6.30pm

Fri:     10.30am - 6.30pm

   (4th week of month) Sat       9.00am - 5.00pm

Sun:                     Closed

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