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Welcome to The Cape Hand Clinic - Soft Tissue Release & Massage

At our physiotherapy clinic in Cape Town, we offer specialized Soft Tissue Release & Massage services to address a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions and promote optimal physical well-being. Our skilled physiotherapists utilize various manual therapy techniques to release tension, reduce pain, and enhance the function of soft tissues. Whether you’re recovering from an injury, managing a chronic condition, or seeking general relaxation, our Soft Tissue Release & Massage sessions can be tailored to meet your specific needs.

Understanding Soft Tissue Release & Massage

Soft tissue release and massage involve manual techniques applied to the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and other soft tissues of the body. These techniques aim to release tightness, restore flexibility, improve blood circulation, reduce pain, and promote overall tissue health. Soft tissue release focuses on specific areas of tension or adhesions within the soft tissues, while massage involves a broader approach, targeting larger muscle groups and promoting relaxation.

Benefits of Soft Tissue Release & Massage

Soft tissue release and massage offer numerous benefits for physical health, injury recovery, and general well-being, including:

  1. Relaxation and Stress Relief: Massage promotes relaxation by reducing muscle tension, releasing endorphins, and calming the nervous system, helping to alleviate stress and improve overall mood.

  2. Improved Circulation: Soft tissue release and massage techniques increase blood flow to the muscles, promoting the delivery of oxygen and nutrients while aiding in the removal of metabolic waste products.

  3. Pain Reduction: By releasing muscle tension, reducing trigger points, and improving tissue flexibility, soft tissue release and massage can help alleviate pain associated with muscle imbalances, injuries, or chronic conditions.

  4. Enhanced Flexibility and Range of Motion: Soft tissue techniques help restore and improve tissue flexibility, allowing for greater range of motion and enhanced functional performance.

  5. Injury Recovery and Prevention: Soft tissue release and massage can accelerate the healing process, reduce scar tissue formation, and aid in the recovery from musculoskeletal injuries. Regular sessions can also help prevent future injuries by addressing imbalances and maintaining tissue health.

  6. Improved Athletic Performance: Soft tissue techniques are commonly used by athletes to enhance performance, prevent injuries, and promote faster recovery between training sessions or competitions.

Personalized Soft Tissue Release & Massage Sessions

At our clinic, we understand that each individual has unique needs and goals. Our physiotherapists will assess your condition, listen to your concerns, and develop a personalized treatment plan incorporating soft tissue release and massage techniques that are most suitable for you. These techniques may include deep tissue massage, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, and other specialized manual therapy approaches. Throughout your sessions, we will monitor your progress and make any necessary adjustments to ensure you receive the maximum benefits.

Experience the Benefits of Soft Tissue Release & Massage

If you're seeking relaxation, pain relief, improved flexibility, or enhanced athletic performance, our Soft Tissue Release & Massage services can help you achieve your goals. Contact us today to schedule a session and experience the rejuvenating effects of our skilled manual therapy techniques.

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Why Choose Us

“Each of our clients is unique and their treatment needs may differ. That’s why we take an individual approach to understanding the specific needs and goals of each of our clients. We customize treatment plans to suit our clients’ needs..”

Nureesah Hendricks

frequently asked questions

Do you have any questions?


We consult Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 5pm. In case of an emergency, special arrangements can be made on weekends and after hours.

Hand injuries will require a 30 minute session which includes assessment and treatment. Shoulder, back and neck injuries/pain will require a 1 hour session.

No, you can schedule an appointment without a refferal. We are first line practioners and are able to diganose your condition. Furthermore, we have orthopedic upper limb specialists on site which will enable effective medical management. 

In general, we charge for the physiotherapy modalities used in your session. The cost of your session may vary depending on the treatment required on the day. You are welcome to contact us for a quote.

We charge medical aid rates; however, we are a cash based practice and accept payment on the day. You are welcome to submit your physiotherapy invoice to your medical aid for reinbursement.

Yes, you can pay with all major cards except "American Express".

Our practice is POPI Act complaint. Please refer to our POPI guide.

Bussiness Hours

Monday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED