KS Sports Massage Therapy by Karen Stronach VTCT MSMA

KS Sports Massage Therapy by Karen Stronach VTCT MSMA

Lily Lodge

07807 842651

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About me

Karen is  fully qualified Sports & Therapeutic Massage Therapist, offering a range of treatments to assist in muscular injury rehabilitation, alongside relaxing massage treatments.

Offering Sports Massage, Relaxing Therapeutic Massages including Hot Stone Massage, Myofascial Release Treatment, Hopi Ear Candling and Pregnancy Massage!

I professional treat a wide range of clients' with various injured and damaged muscles, helping them develop through the recovery stages, and back to full health and fitness, both physically and psychologically. 

You don't have to be an athlete to suffer from muscular injuries, unfortunately we will all suffer from general aches, chronic pain and stiffness from time to time.  This could be caused by an injury, posture imbalance or simply a highly stressful life style. 

Stiff, sore neck and shoulders anyone??  Don't suffer, Karen is guaranteed  to release the muscular tension so you walk away feeling great, like the weight has been lifted from your shoulders!

Choose from either Sports Massage or Therapeutic Massage treatments, based Near Drax, in the Selby and Goole area.

Available appointments Monday - Friday, Evening and Saturday appointments available on request. 

Karen also visits various companies offering employees massage treatments during the working day - if your company or organisation are interested then do get in touch and anyone who secures a new company booking will receive one free 20 minute treatment.  Great as a stress relief or simply to boost staff morale.  "Happy staff, work more productively"

Training, qualifications & experience

I am qualified at Level 4 VTCT Sports Therapy, Level 3 VTCT Swedish Massages, accredited Diploma's in Myofascial Release, Hot and Cold Stone Massage, Hopi Ear Candling and Accredited in Pregnancy Massage Treatment.

I am a member of the Sports Massage Association and fully compliant with the SMA Code of Conduct & Ethics with professional liability insurance.

I have worked on numerous sporting athletes and various injuries gaining further experience and I have worked alongside my local football club offering pre and post treatments after matches.

My treatments are highly effective for injury rehabilitation and treating general aches and pains. I therefore have a proven track record of repeat clients' and a lot of my business is from client referrals!

Client Feedback

"within the first ten minutes of meeting Karen I had full confidence in her diagnosis, treatment plan and all the aftercare advice given" Gavin Clark, York.

"I attend monthly treatments with Karen to help keep me supple and suffer no general aches and pains anymore, first class therapist"  Colin Ellis, York

"I enjoy my regular treatments with Karen, she is always professional, enthusiastic, and I walk away feeling so much lighter!"  Margaret, Selby

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Therapies offered

        Other available therapies

        Sports Massage
        Therapeutic Swedish Massage
        Pregnancy Massage
        Myofascial Release Treatment
        Hot Stone Massage
        Hopi Ear Candling
        Seated shoulder, neck and head massage
        Corporate on-site massages


        Therapeutic Swedish Massage Treatment
        Swedish massage is highly effective for stress management control and increasing a great sense of well-being.  A range of Swedish massage techniques offers a light, relaxing treatment reducing stress both emotionally and physically.  Regular treatments are recommended to revitalise both the body and mind.

        An organic blended aromatherapy oil is used to aid relaxation.

        Luxury Full Body, allow 90 minutes    £70.00
        Full Body, allow 1 Hour                     £45.00
        Upper Body, allow 40 minutes           £35.00
        Back,allow 30 minutes                      £30.00

        Sports Massage
        Sports Massage is highly effective at treating muscular injuries and aiding recovery, a range of specific techniques is used to assist in a deep intense massage.  It is designed to release muscle tension, reduce pain, stiffness, and correct posture and muscular imbalances.  Regular treatments help prevent further injuries and enhance your performance.

        You do not have to be an athlete to benefit from sports massage; you may simply prefer a deep more specific treatment! 

        An organic blended aromatherapy oil is used to warm the muscles.

        Initial assessment and first treatment (allow 1 hr)      £55.00

        90 minutes                                                               £70.00
        1 Hour                                                                      £45.00
        30 minutes                                                                £30.00

        Pregnancy Massage Treatment
        Recommended after 13th week of pregnancy and tailored specifically to the needs of pregnant women and their changing bodies, and as a trained therapist I will be adjusting my techniques accordingly to keep Mum and Baby safe and relaxed.

        This treatment is a wonderful way to nurture your own body as well as your baby within.  Massage helps to keep you in optimum health, easing tension, preventing back pain and other common pregnancy discomforts.  Receiving regular treatment's gives you the time to relax, rejuvenate and enjoy your pregnancy and transition into motherhood.

        Luxury Full Body, allow 90 minutes                 £70.00

        Full Body Pregnancy Massage, allow 1 Hour     £45.00

        Back Massage, allow 30 minutes                     £30.00

        Myofascial Release Treatment
        Myofascial Release is the new “buzz” in the world of massage and is a quick and powerful method of releasing pain and tension.

        Fascia is the soft tissue part of the connective tissue and provides support and protection for most of the structures within the body including muscles. Sometimes this soft tissue can become restricted resulting in pain, tension and reduced blood flow. MFR is a specialised treatment that releases restrictions within the connective tissue, enabling hardened and dehydrated areas to become soft and pliable. Regular MFR can improve posture, counter-act muscle soreness and increase flexibility.

        This massage is experienced without oil and is a wonderfully relaxing treatment guaranteed to revitalise both mind and body.

        1 hour upper body treatment                        £45.00

        Hot Stone Massage
        This massage is deeply relaxing, helping you to let go of all the stress held within your body soothing away aches and pains, a truly amazing treatment! Heated basalt stones are used to massage the body, providing an enhanced therapeutic effect.

        The direct heat from the stones relaxes the muscles, creating sensations of comfort and warmth, allowing greater intensity than with regular massage. Optional chilled marble stone are available for clients who prefer the ice and heat therapy which is an invigorating treatment with many benefits.  

        Full Body, allow 90 minutes                £75.00
        Luxury Full Body, allow 90 minutes    £50.00
        Back, allow 30 minutes                      £35.00

        Hopi Ear Candling
        Ear candling is an ancient form of treatment and has been used in many cultures over thousands of years.  The candles have calming and energizing properties, made of natural honey, beeswax, sage and camomile

        An excellent non-invasive treatment suitable for problems related to the ear, nose and throat areas, regulating pressure in the inner ears.  Helps with many conditions such as tinnitus, headaches, migraines, asthma, anxiety and stress.

        1 Hour treatment                           £40.00

        Gift Vouchers available

        Corporate On-Site Massages

        I will come to your place of work and offer a group of your employees massage treatments ranging from 10 minute to 30 minutes treatments each.  Great opportunity to elevate stress levels! 

        Charges will depend on length of time and number of clients' require treatments.  Contact me direct for a quotation for Company on-site massages.

        Further information

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        Gift vouchers available

        Regular clients' receive Birthday offers!

        Free car parking is available.

        Opening Hours

        Appointment available Monday - Friday

        Evening & Weekend appointments available on request

        Important information

        If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.

        Maps & Directions

        Selby, YO8 8PS

        Practical details

        Sign language: No
        Other languages: None


        Wheelchair access: Unspecified


        Day, evening and Saturday appointments available.