Tuxen Method

The Tuxen Method demonstrates a state of the art soft-tissue treatment by using a wide range of vacuum-therapy techniques. Using the world’s most powerful decompression/cupping machine for dynamic therapy, THE TUXEN MACHINE works on dense muscles and tissue and gives similar results to a 1-hour deep tissue massage, in just a few minutes. It has the ability to treat extremely dense, hard tissue, old and new injuries effectively. It provides myofascial stimulation without the need to apply much force. It is a great tool and technique to use on athletes and can easily be combined with a rehabilitation plan. The whole musculoskeletal system can be worked upon from head to toe adding a whole new dimension to a massage treatment or on its own.

The Tuxen Method or in other words (vacuum therapy) provides a deep and soothing approach to soft tissue manipulation. Scars can disappear, range of movement improves, pain levels decrease, blood flow increases, and inflammation reduces, among other things. In addition, vacuum therapy with a powerful tool like the Tuxen Machine can help provide profound relief to a variety of disorders across the body including.

  • Muscle pain
  • Lower back pain
  • Headaches
  • Runners knee/patellofemoral pain
  • Post exercise soreness
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Sciatica

And more: Vacuum therapy can be applied to even more ailments, aches, and pains than highlighted above. And the best part? Because of the Tuxen Machine’s adjustable power, it allows for better treatment of parts of the body including:

  • Head and Neck
  • Face, Sinuses and Tear Ducts
  • Shoulder
  • Spine
  • Hips
  • Knees
  • Legs, Feet and Ankles
  • Fingers and Wrists

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Therapeutic Massage in Auckland

If you are looking for a Therapeutic Massage in Auckland, The Sanctuary on Richmond can provide you with the right type of service. If you have aches and pains, particular muscle tension or are suffering from stress a Therapeutic Massage may just be what you are after. This type of massage is both stimulating and soothing. Used both for pain management and stress there is a goal to create structural change and balance to the body. Your therapist will assess where you need treatment and what may be causing your pain. They may perform some tests to see exactly which muscles are giving you trouble and will tailor a treatment plan to suit.

Therapeutic Massage Therapy

The treatment itself may involve deep tissue work for short periods of time, but the results are definitely worth it. Conditions such as sciatica, carpal tunnel, stiff necks, headaches, sports injuries and many more complaints can be eased with Therapeutic Massage Therapy. This type of massage seeks to obtain a therapeutic benefit and will not only relax your whole body but at the same time, work through some of the muscle issues or tight spots you may be experiencing.

Frequently Asked Questions


Relieves Muscle Tension

Most of us tend to hold stress and tension in different areas of our body. This can lead to stiff joints, back injuries or muscle tension. A therapeutic massage has shown to relax stiffness and relieve muscle tension.

Alleviates Pain

If you’re suffering from muscle or joint pain, then a therapeutic massage can alleviate such pains and aches. From knee pains to back pain, therapeutic massage is quite effective in pain relief as well as restoring range of motion.

Relieves Stress

Massage has long been known as a way to relieve stress and therapeutic massages are no different. A therapeutic massage can increase the production of serotonin, dopamine and endorphins.

Reduces Anxiety

In addition to relieving stress from your body, a therapeutic massage can also help alleviate psychological stress. Studies have shown that therapeutic massage can reduce anxiety and stress.

Improves Quality of Sleep

Physical and psychological stress can also impact your sleep quality. Therapeutic massages reduce the cortisol level in the body and induce a feeling of deep relaxation, which translates into improved sleep.

Strengthens Lower Back

Sitting in front of a computer for prolonged periods of time can cause chronic back and neck pain and even weaken back muscles. Therapeutic massages have shown to relieve back pain and strengthen lower back muscles.

Heals Specific Issues

Whether you injured yourself while playing a sport or you want to improve your performance, therapeutic massages can be helpful.

Improves Blood Circulation

Therapeutic massage techniques improve blood circulation, which in turn improves overall healing.

It’s normal to experience some soreness after a therapeutic massage, which usually subsides in a day or two. It’s recommended to avoid exercising for at least 24 hours after a massage. Stay hydrated and rest.

During a therapeutic massage, certain areas of the body are targeted to heal a specific ailment. Massage therapists use neuromuscular therapy and connective tissue release techniques.

On the other hand, relaxation massage usually covers most areas of the body. Rhythmic strokes and small circular movements are used to promote circulation.